Events Management

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This course is for those who want a career in the management of events like conferences, exhibitions and special events. On this course you'll cover a wide range of subjects to ensure a good knowledge base, as well as relevant skills.

Year 1
Communication: Practical Skills; Conferences: An introduction; Digital Culture: Online Communication; Event Budgeting and Funding; Event Legislation: Safety and Licensing; Events industry: An Introduction Organising an Event; Events Principles and Practices of Sustainable Events; Events: Graded Unit 1; Live Performance: Events; Marketing: An Introduction; Using Software Application Packages; Work Experience.

Year 2
Behavioural Skills for Business; Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries; Event Legislation: Contracts and Protection; Exhibition Planning and Organisation; Food and Beverage Events; Management of Human Resources in Hospitality 1 Events: Contemporary Issues and Influences; Managing an Event; Managing Financial Resources in Hospitality; Marketing Planning in Travel and Tourism; Principles and Practice of Selling; Public Relation: Principles and Practice.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English or another English based subject. Interview.

Progression Routes

Year 2 or 3 entry to relevant degrees at Edinburgh Napier, Glasgow Caledonian University or University of the West of Scotland

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Food, Events, Hospitality and Tourism

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR


Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing