BA in Event Management

Course Points
168
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Level
Level 7
Course Places
40 Places

Course Summary

Do you aspire to work within the Meetings, Incentive Travel, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) sector? If so, this 3-year BA in Events Management degree course is for you! Successful managers are needed within the Events industry, and this programme has been developed to enable graduates keep abreast of current issues, emerging trends and contemporary management practices.

Do you aspire to work within the Meetings, Incentive Travel, Conferences and Exhibitions sector? If so, then this degree is for you! Successful managers are needed within the Events industry, and this programme has been developed to enable graduates keep abreast of current issues, emerging trends and contemporary management practices. This innovative, vocationally relevant and challenging degree will prepare you for career progression to senior levels.

YEAR 1 - Semester 1:
(Mandatory)

Elective modules include:

YEAR 1 - Semester 2:
(Mandatory)

Elective modules include:

YEAR 2 - Semester 1:
(Mandatory)

Elective modules include:

YEAR 2 - Semester 2
(Mandatory)

YEAR 3 -Semester 1:
(Mandatory)

Elective modules include:

YEAR 3 - Semester 2:
(Mandatory)

Elective modules include:

Graduates of this course are highly employable and have a wide range of opportunities to choose from. The events industry allows you to be mobile and there will be opportunities to work abroad. It is anticipated that graduates will be employed at junior management level across a broad range of industry sectors but with an accelerated pathway to management.

Career opportunities include:

  • Convention centres
  • International hotel groups
  • Incentive travel
  • Non-profit and profit-making community festivals
  • Entrepreneurial and consultancy enterprise

Graduates of this course can progress to the Level 8 BA (Hons) in Event Management or BA (Hons) in Business and Management.

Please find information on fees and funding here: www.dkit.ie/fees

Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements:

  • Six Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate
      • INCLUDING At least one H5 Grade, or minimum Points Score of 200
      • AND Mathematics Grade F2, O6 or H7
      • AND English Grade O6 or H7
      • OR Irish Grade O6 or H7

Language elective requirements:

  • French: Ordinary Level, Grade O3, or Higher Level, Grade H5 at Leaving Certificate, or equivalent.
  • Spanish: No prior knowledge required.equivalent.

 

Northern Ireland/UK Entry Requirements:

Applicants must meet the matriculation requirement of 5 different subjects which must include: 

  • Mathematics at GCSE (Grade A* - C) or better
  • English (or Irish) at GCSE (Grade A* - C) or better
  • One subject at either:
        • ‘A Level’ (Grade A* - C or better)
        • OR Applied A-Level (Grade A* - E)
        • OR BTEC National Level 3 (National Award, Subsidiary Diploma, Extended Certificate, 90-Credit Diploma, Foundation Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Pass,Merit or Distinction).
        • OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 (Introductory Diploma, Extended Certificate, Subsidiary Diploma, Foundation Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Pass, Merit or Distinction)
  • The remaining subjects must be different from those listed above and may be drawn from recognised subjects at:
        • GCSE (Grade A* - C)
        • AND/OR AS Level’ (Grades A - E)
        • AND/OR A-level’ (Grades A* - E)
        • AND/OR Applied ‘A-level’ (Grade A* - E)
        • AND/OR BTEC National Level 3 (National Award, Subsidiary Diploma, Extended Certificate, 90-Credit Diploma, Foundation Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma*) (Pass, Merit or Distinction).
        • AND/OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 (Introductory Diploma, Extended Certificate, Subsidiary Diploma, Foundation Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma*) (Pass, Merit or Distinction).

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

Lorraine Dunne (Programme Director)
Phone: +353 42 9370858
Email: lorraine.dunne@dkit.ie

Course ID DK752
Level 7
Duration 3 Years
Points 168
Places 40
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Hospitality Studies
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
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How to Apply

All applications for this course must be made directly to the CAO by using the course ID
DK752.

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Northern Ireland & UK

Applicants from Northern Ireland/UK must also apply through CAO. Find out more information about
applying to DkIT from Northern Ireland or the UK.

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