Event Management - Conversion Course - Grangegorman
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Event Management - Conversion Course - Grangegorman

What is a Postgraduate Conversion Programme?

A conversion programme enables graduates of one discipline to acquire a qualification in a different discipline at Postgraduate Diploma and Masters Level. Having studied a particular degree you may decide that you wish to change your career path and consider undertaking a conversion programme at TU Dublin.

What is... Event Management?
Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response. If you do not yet have your final degree results this will not hinder your application as we are happy to issue conditional offer letters in such circumstances.

Conversion Programme

The programme is aimed both at professionals currently employed within the event sector and those from complementary backgrounds who wish to enter the event field. In this context it may be of particular interest to people coming from marketing, languages, geography, hospitality, tourism or business backgrounds. It is anticipated that graduates of this programme will find employment in a wide range of positions within and outside the industry.

This programme aims to equip participants with the necessary expertise to plan and manage, co-ordinate and develop event businesses and projects in Ireland and abroad. It is aimed at both professionals currently employed within event related activity and those from related fields. This dynamic programme encourages interaction between academics and industry practitioners from the national and international event sector.

Subjects taught

Course Content
The programme involves six taught modules plus a dissertation in the area of Event Management.
Event Management Modules:
• Event Planning & Operations Management
• International Event Management
• Dissertation (including Research Methods)

Core Modules:
• Managerial Finance & Entrepreneurialism
• The Effective Manager
• Emerging Industry Issues
• Strategic Marketing & Digital Commerce

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements?
Applicants should possess a primary degree at honours level (2.2 grade or higher) or equivalent. In addition, applicants may be required to complete an admission interview.

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this programme should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.

Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on candidates? academic grades and may also take into account applicants? work/life experience. The DIT recognises both REL and RPL. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes.

Application dates

TU327 and TU368:
Applications open from 17th March 2021

TU326 and TU367:
Applications open from November 2021.

Assessment Info

The programme is assessed through a range of methods including: project work; group work, assignments; presentations and terminal examinations.

Duration

TU326 - 1 Year Full Time

Schedule
The full time programme involves three days of lectures (14 hours) per week. Please note all lectures are delivered during the day (9 – 8 pm). Some content may also be delivered as a teaching block and / or in a blended learning format. Modules will be available as CPD modules. In addition to lectures students will undertake significant self-directed learning and research. The programme also includes a Masters Induction week to introduce you to DIT and to prepare you for learning at Masters level.

TU327 - 1 Year Full Time (Jan intake)
Schedule
Spring semester (Jan - May 2022) will be fully accessed online.

Autumn semester (Sept – Dec 2022) schedule to be confirmed (Classes may be held on-campus in Grangegorman depending on Covid-19 developments).

TU367 and TU 368 - 2 years Part Time

Schedule
Completion in two years by taking three modules per academic year for two years plus the dissertation in the second year.

Classes for semester one 2022 will be held online.

Enrolment dates

TU326
Commencement Date 01/09/2020
Location City Centre: Grangegorman
Sept 2020 – Grangegorman Campus

TU327
Commencement Date January 2020
Location City Centre: Grangegorman

Post Course Info

What are my career opportunities?
Career paths include management positions in a variety of companies and organisations including festival and sports events, conferences, meetings and exhibitions, corporate and incentives, tourist attractions, hospitality businesses, community development, cultural organisations, cooperative marketing groups, support agencies and local authorities. There are also opportunities for graduates in research, teaching and consultancy.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MSc

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime,Blended

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