Bachelor of Business (Event Management)
Bring events to life
Get creative with event themes and formats. You’ll explore how to manage client expectations, as well as legal, marketing, and financial aspects of event management. Learn how it’s done in the real world on placements with acclaimed events professionals.
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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What you'll learn
As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready. During this course you will:
- Create smooth-running large-scale events, leaving guests satisfied.
- Launch eye-catching and exciting marketing strategies based around functions.
- Develop experience in handling logistical issues and problem-solving on the fly.
- Master the managerial and delegation skills that make running great events possible.
With a Bachelor of Business (Event Management) you will have the know-how to run large-scale events professionally and successfully, from the planning phase to completion. This will open up opportunities in bigger organisations as well as the chance to run your own business for a range of clients. Potential career paths include:
- Event Manager
- Event Coordinator
- Event Project Manager
- Promotions Manager
- Event Executive
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change. Entry requirements for this course includes:
- Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.
- Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent.
- Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4 or above).
Work and Life
- Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.
Standard English language requirements apply.
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
Although you can complete your 300 hours of industry experience 100% online, you also have the option to complete your placement in-person across our acclaimed industry network.
Credit for previous study or work
Torrens University's Bachelor of Business (Event Management) covers all aspects of planning and executing major events. You can customise your degree with our many electives according to your interests, whether its in hospitality, tourism, marketing, public relations or advertising. Gain hands-on experience through our renowned industry partners at Torrens University.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: 3 years full time, 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
The Bachelor of Business (Event Management) course structure comprises of 16 core subjects and 8 elective subjects. Electives may be chosen from any of the other BBUS or other TUA undergraduate courses (pre-requisites permitting). Electives chosen from other TUA courses must have prior approval from the Program Director or delegate.
This course also involves industry work placement, where you will gain 300 hours of hands-on experience that complements your theoretical knowledge.
The program can be completed in a three year in duration (normal full time). 8 subjects (10 credit points each) per year is deemed a normal full time load. Students can fast-track the completion of the degree by taking 4 subjects (40 credit points) per trimester over six trimesters.
To qualify for the degree Bachelor of Business (Event Management) (BBUSEVT16), the candidate must complete satisfactorily a course of study that comprises 16 core subjects and 8 elective subjects. A combined total of 240 credit points is required. You must complete 300 hours of Industry-relevant experience across the duration of your course.