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.

Also includes two Professional Development Awards: PDA Events; PDA Events Operations.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher plus 3 subjects at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5 or 6. Entry subject to interview.

The mandatory work experience unit may require students to undergo PVG vetting.

Progression Routes

2nd or 3rd Year Degree entry depending on options taken.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Events Management

SCQF Level


Career Area

Performing Arts