Cultural Event Management

What is Cultural Event Management?

The CCI sector is regarded as a significant contributor to the Irish economy and includes not just ‘cultural’ industries but also ‘creative’ industries. This course provides the transferable and transversal skills identified by the Expert Skills group as relevant for the labour market.

Subjects taught

What modules will I study?

Cultural Event Management

Strategic Management

Digital Marketing

Cultural Policy

Business Management

Business Research Methods

Research Project

Entry requirements

Min Entry Requirements

Undergraduate qualification of 2nd Class Honours or higher at Honours Degree level.

Applicants may be considered provided they can demonstrate Honours Degree equivalence which can be verified through the RPL (recognition of prior learning) process.

Two references must also support your application.

Portfolio: No

Application dates

2024 Applications are now open

IADT operates a rolling admissions policy for graduate taught courses, with decisions issued in 4 weeks after a submitted and complete application is received.

An application is incomplete until you provide all required items on the checklist (including the application fee, if applicable).

Generally, courses will remain open to applications until all places are filled.


18 months

Tuesdays and Thursdays online, 6- 9.30pm and every second Saturdays all day, with on campus presence at least one Saturday a month.


EU Fee: €6,000

International Fee: €16,000

Post Course Info

Future careers

– Work as a cultural event manager in a variety of arts organisation or in the festival sector.

– Work with an event management company providing services to a wide range of clients.

– Be a freelance manager/cultural entrepreneur or a specialist manager within the cultural industries (e.g. music promoter).

– Continue your studies to Masters and/or PhD level in Ireland or abroad.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Afternoon,Evening,Daytime,Weekend,Blended

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