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BA (Hons) in Event Management (Part-time Level 8 Add-on)

Course Points
60
Course Duration
2 Years
Course Level
Level 8
Course Places
10 Places
Course Start Date
20th September 2021

Four great reasons to consider this course

  • Build on the knowledge and skills achieved at Level 7, while studying part-time.
  • Enhance employment opportunities at management level in the events industry.
  • Develop the critical thinking and strategic management skills vital for decision making and problem solving in the events industry.
  • Opportunities to progress to study at Level 9.

Course Summary

This two year part-time honours degree programme follows on from the level 7 Event Management programme, providing learners with an in-depth knowledge of the Event industry, enhancing superb employment opportunities. You will learn how to critically analyse and solve business problems, make decisions and generate long term business solutions.

This two-year part-time honours degree programme follows on from the level 7 Event Management programme, providing learners with an in-depth knowledge of the Event industry, enhancing superb employment opportunities. You will learn how to critically analyse and solve business problems, make decisions and generate long term business solutions. The programme consists of modules with an emphasis on strategic management in areas of:

→ HRM
→ Business Management
→ Finance
→ Marketing


All of which are brought together in a final research paper.

Course runs over 2 years.
Year One classes run on Mondays from 9.00am to 5.00pm (subject to change).

The programme is delivered through a mix of classroom based lectures, lab classes and online delivery. 

The programme is designed to enable graduates gain employment in challenging positions within the events industry . Graduates can expect to find employment in management positions with a range of event providers 

Those who successfully complete the programme will be highly employable in the following areas 

  • Event Management Companies 
  • Destination Management Companies 
  • Destination Marketing  
  • Event Production Organisations 
  • Convention Centres 
  • Hotel Events Departments 

Graduates of the programme may progress to further studies at Level 9 either at DkIT or elsewhere. 

Total course fee: €3,000

€1,500 per annum (Year 1 payable as follows).

Application Fee: €50 (non-refundable if you are made an offer of a place)

Accept Offer Fee: €100 (non-refundable)

Instalment 1 = €600 is payable by 31st October 2020

Instalment 2 = €750 is payable by 28th February 2021

Applicants should hold a level 7 qualification in Event management with a GPA OF 50% or above. Applicants who do not hold a level 7 qualification but have significant work experience can be assessed through the institute RPL process 

Those who hold a Level 7 qualification in Event Management or equivalent. 

Brianáin Erraught (Head of Department of Hospitality Studies)
Phone: +353 42 9370256
Email: brianain.erraught@dkit.ie

Extra Things to Note:
There is an additional charge on this course to cover the cost of uniforms/books/equipment and class materials.

Course ID DK_BEVPT_8
Course Type Flexible & Professional, Add On
Study Mode Part-Time
Level 8
Duration 2 Years
Fees €1,500 per annum
Starting Date 20th September 2021
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Hospitality Studies
Credits 60
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
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Please remember to upload required documentation (scanned copies of your existing higher educational qualification(s) and your CV) with your online application to expedite academic
assessment.