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BA (Hons) in Event Management

Start Date

September 2024

Course Capacity



1 Year

Work Placement


NFQ Level


Discipline Area

Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts

Course Type

Add On

Study Mode



On Campus

Course Overview

This one year add-on Honours Degree follows on from the Degree in Event Management to give students an in-depth knowledge of the Event and Hospitality industry and generate superb employment opportunities. You will learn how to critically analyse and solve business problems, make decisions and generate long term business solutions.

Career Opportunities

This course is designed to enable graduates to gain employment in challenging positions within the Events industry with varying degrees of responsibility. Graduates can expect to find employment in management positions with the world’s finest Event providers. 

Those who successfully complete the course will be highly employable within the following sectors:  

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

Education Progression

Graduates of the course may also go on to further studies at level 9 either in DkIT or elsewhere.

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Fees and Funding

Please find information on fees and funding here:

Please note there is an additional charge on this course to cover the cost of uniforms/books/equipment and class materials.

Entry Requirements

Applicants to this programme should have successfully completed the Bachelor of Arts in Event Management or equivalent, with an overall pass and a minimum overall average of 50% achieved in one sitting.

How To Apply

Apply Directly to DkIT

Apply directly to DkIT using our online applications system. Please remember to upload the required documentation (copies of your existing qualification(s), your CV, any other support documents etc) with your online application to expedite your application. To avoid disappointment early registration is recommended.

International Application (non-EU)

International Applicants (not from or living in the EU) can apply through an agent or directly to DkIT to study this course.

Ask us a Question

If you have a question about the BA (Hons) in Event Management please ask it below and we will get back to you.

Brianáin Erraught

Head of Department of Hospitality Studies


Lorraine Dunne

Programme Director


Disclaimer: All module titles are subject to change and for indicative purposes only. All courses are delivered subject to demand and timetables are subject to change. Elective Module options will only run subject to student numbers. The relevant Department will determine the viability of each elective module option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose that option. Students will be offered alternative elective modules on their programme should their preferred elective option not be proceeding. Award Options for Common Entry Programmes: The relevant Department will determine the viability of each award option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose either option. If the numbers for one of the Award options exceed available places, students for this option will be selected based on Academic Merit (highest grades).