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Online Masters Degree in Creative Events Management

Creative Events Management Course Overview

Events play a decisive role across business, culture and sport. Managing increasingly discerning audiences, developments in technology and market shifts, demands skills and insight. The MA Creative Events Management is designed to meet this need. Harnessing international events expertise paired with academic rigour, we aim to enhance your professional practice, creative perspectives and approaches, while encouraging the critical evaluation of current industry norms.

Designed in consultation with industry experts, the MA empowers you as a creative and entrepreneurial management practitioner to produce pioneering events, whether at a local or international level, adding value to business.

Level: 7
Duration: 2 years
Mode of study: Flexible learning
Starting: May 2017

Summary

  • Develop skills to design, plan, produce and manage events across the creative and corporate sectors
  • Extend your career into event management

Who is this course for?

This course is designed to accelerate your career, offering professional insight into the rapidly expanding events management sector. Aimed at current practitioners looking to enhance their knowledge, or those in allied fields seeking a route into events, the MA Creative Events Management at Falmouth offers flexible learning, delivered by experts.

This course is suitable for applicants who may be:

  • Corporate events managers who wish to be more effective and creative in event creation, production and marketing
  • Working in creative event management companies in a junior capacity and planning to enhance their careers
  • Currently working in the hotel, hospitality or MICE sectors
  • Graduates looking to develop their specialist knowledge
  • Individuals who wish to build a business in events

Course content

You will need to complete four 30-credit modules and one 60-credit project (180 credits in total). All modules on the course are compulsory and must be passed in order to complete the award.

Core Modules Credits
Principles of event management & research 30
Creative practice in event design 30
Digital futures for events and events marketing 30
Sustainable practice 30
Major project 60

Assessments

  • Evaluation takes the form of either practical or written coursework
  • Typical assignments include group work, projects, events, presentations, placements, essays, case studies, blogs and strategies

How you study

You may choose to:

  1. Study entirely online without attending any face-to-face workshops
  2. Study online and attend optional residential workshops, held biannually at various locations such as the UK, USA, Asia or the Middle East.

    A typical workshop will start on Friday and end on Monday. Students will be informed at least 4 months in advance giving you plenty of time to arrange your attendance. Attendance is strongly encouraged although not compulsory.

Taught by industry experts

Designed with employer-focused learning at the core, our courses work with global organisations, staff and alumni to provide you with the breadth of experience and networks needed to accelerate your career.

Learning activities

There will be guided learning activities consisting of:

  • Concise online presentations to introduce key concepts
  • Small group and class discussions and crits to facilitate interaction and dialogue
  • Online critiques to test assumptions, ideas and to receive feedback from peers and tutors
  • Individual and group tutorials throughout the course
  • Independent study
  • Self-evaluation and peer feedback

Support

As a Falmouth student, you enjoy an equal status to students studying on campus:

  • Your own student ID card
  • Access to online software tutorials at lynda.com
  • 24/7 online access to library resources
  • Students’ Union community

Entry Requirements

You should have:

  • An honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification
  • Proof of proficiency in English (minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening)

We also accept a range of equivalent recognised English language qualifications please visit our website for details. Candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply. For more information regarding equivalent international qualifications and Accreditation of Prior Learning please call us on +44 (0)1223 447713.

Financing your studies

You can take advantage of:

  • Early bird discounts
  • Falmouth Flexible Bursaries
  • Alumni discount (15% to Falmouth alumni)
  • Refer a friend rewards

For more information about these bursaries and other opportunities for financial assistance, please click here or call us on +44 (0)1223 447713

Terms and conditions apply

How to apply

  • Apply online here or email your completed application form to flexible@falmouth.ac.uk
  • Submit a copy of your first degree certificate or Level 6 equivalent qualification and your IELTS/TOEFL certificate if English is not your first language

Please contact us for FREE advice.
Call 0800 5999123 or +44 (0)1223 447713

Start dates and application deadlines

There are three start dates per year.

2017/18 Academic Year
Application deadline Course start date
31 March 2017 30 May 2017
31 July 2017 25 September 2017
30 November 2017 29 January 2018

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