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Field of Study

Event Management

Master of Tourism, Hotel and Event Management

Internationally, the promotion, coordination and execution of events is big business.

This field prepares you to work in an exciting industry focusing on the various aspects of planning business, cultural or sporting events. The courses you'll study will allow you to develop advanced knowledge and skills in event design, strategy, project management and marketing, and open up local and international career opportunities in this growing industry.

Highlights

23 in the world for hospitality and leisure management

QS World University Rankings 2020

2 in the world for hospitality, leisure, sport and tourism

Center for World University Rankings 2017

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Staging manager
  • Events producer
  • Festival officer
  • Events specialist
  • Functions manager
  • Creative event producer
  • Conference and events operations manager
  • Wedding planner
  • Sports and events manager
  • Theatre manager

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Research experience
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • International Event Issues and Strategies
  • Event Planning & Project Management
  • Event Marketing, Sponsorship & Fundraising
  • Event Design, Staging & Production

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