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Events Management

North East Scotland College

Venues

Aberdeen City Campus

Content

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 the industry as a whole, but also delve into specific areas of the industry such as legislation, safety and licensing, creating a culture of customer care and project management - skills that you will put to the test when you plan and organise your own, real life events! You will also focus on specific kinds of events, such as food and beverage, and live performances.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English or an English based subject; (Foundation Apprenticeship may be accepted in place of 1 Higher). Or successful completion of an appropriate non-advanced college course. All applicants should show an interest in and aptitude for the subject. Interview.

Progression Routes

Year 3 of an event management degree course at university.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Tourism and Events

SCQF Level

8

Career Area

Performing Arts

Career Sectors

Arts Administration

Community Arts

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