Diploma of Event Management
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Start your event management career with a grounding in communication, marketing and management. Unpack event management–from behind the scenes through to the big day. You’ll cover legal and logistical issues as well as promotions and operations.
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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:
- Develop a grounding in event management business practices.
- Understand how to successfully manage large-scale cultural and social activities.
- Learn the art of promotion and how it directly ties into the success of an event.
- Build awareness of legal requirements and other logistical issues.
You will graduate with the know-how to run large-scale events professionally and successfully, working behind the scenes and on the day to make everything run smoothly. You can also further your studies by taking your credits into a Bachelor of Business, where you can specialise in Event Management, Marketing, Sports, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality Management or Hotel Management.
- Potential career paths include:
- Conference Coordinator
- Event Coordinator
- Event Planner
- Event Sales Coordinator
- Exhibitions Coordinator
- In-House Meetings Coordinator
- Meetings Coordinator
- Venue Coordinator
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)
English Proficiency Requirements
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.
Credit for previous study or work
Torrens University offers pathway opportunities to further your learning.
If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against a degree with Torrens University, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning.
Under Torrens University's Recognition of Prior Learning policy, you may be eligible for a reduction in tuition costs if you have previous study and/or work experience.
Our Future Student Advisors will happily walk you through the application process.
Torrens University's Diploma of Event Management imparts business skills for running large-scale events. Learn from industry experts, produce and execute innovative concepts in business environments. Graduate ready for a thrilling career in major event management.
Upon completion, you have the opportunity to move into a Bachelor of Business to earn a full degree.
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: 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
The Diploma of Event Management (DIPEVT16) course structure is 1 year (80 credit points) in duration (normal full time). 8 subjects (10 credit points each) per year is deemed a normal full time load.
To be awarded the Diploma of Event Management (DIPEVT16) students will need to complete 80 credit points over 8 subjects as outlined in the Course Structure above. Each subject has a value of 10 credit points.