Events Management

South Lanarkshire College


Core units include:
Organising and managing an event; Events industry: an introduction; Event legislation: safety, licensing, contracts and protection; Event budgeting and funding; Using software application packages; Complex oral presentations; Marketing and marketing planning; Behavioural skills for business; Sustainable development; Contemporary issues and influences; Work experience; Two Graded units.

Optional units may include:
Digital culture: online communication; Financial forecasts and resources; Public relations; Conferences; HR management; Customer care; Communication in Spanish; Exhibition planning and organisation.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher including English or a social science subject + 3 subjects at National 5, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5 or 6. Entry based on successful performance at interview.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

Year 3 Events or other related degree

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Events Management

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR


Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing