Events Management

North East Scotland College


Aberdeen City Campus


This course is aimed at those who wish to work at a managerial level in the fast-paced and dynamic events industry; a rapidly expanding area of professional opportunities in areas such as festivals, hospitality, exhibitions, music, sport and the arts.

In this industry you will be expected to possess a range of key skills and for this reason, course content focuses on team-work, problem solving, evaluation and analysis, as well as factors like budgeting and marketing.

You will study:
Events Industry; Project Management; Principles and Practice of Selling; Event legislation: Safety and Licensing; Work Experience; Public Relations, Principles & Practice; Conferences; Exhibition Planning; Food & Beverage Events; Entrepreneurship & Business Planning; Managing Financial Resources in Hospitality.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

Year 3 of an event management degree course at university.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Sport, Fitness and Uniformed Services

SCQF Level


Career Area

Performing Arts