Bachelor of Business (Event Management)

CRICOS 090278B
Bachelor of Business (Event Management)

What is a Bachelor of Event Management?

The Bachelor of Business (Event Management) covers every aspect of  planning and running major events. Choose from electives to tailor your event management degree to your specific interests. Gain relevant, real-world experience with one of our acclaimed Torrens University industry partners.
This course will help you learn how to bring events to life. You’ll learn how to come up with creative themes and formats, and manage clients to ensure their expectation for an event is met. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the legal, marketing, financial and strategic concepts in event management. You will also gain practical industry skills in project, strategic and event management and have the option to specialise in hospitality, tourism, marketing, public relations and advertising.


Learning outcomes

  • 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.
Study mode
Online, On campus, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide
Course duration
3 years full time, 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated
Start date
19 Feb 2024
3 June 2024
16 Sep 2024
Fees & scholarships

This is an AQF Level 7 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Know what it's like to be in business
Complete a minimum of 300 hours of professional work placement, facing real challenges and solving genuine industry problems.  

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Future-proof your career
Our diverse academics and industry partners will help you gain new perspectives and a wide-reaching business network.

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Ultimate flexibility
With the option to study full or part time and all your course materials online, you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle.
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Career opportunities

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

  • Event Manager
    Average salary: $78,000 - $119,798
  • Promotions Manager
    Average salary: $55,590 - $166,771
Madison Browne - Bachelor of Business Event Management student testimonial
Our lecturers often taught us content through examples and case studies from their own experiences. It was a very engaging and relevant way of learning the course material!
Madison Browne
Bachelor of Business (Event Management)

Subjects and units

This course comprises of 24 subjects, which includes 20 core subjects, including 300 hours of industry placement, and 4 elective subjects.

Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Electives


These six core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select two electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Academic and Business Communication Skills | BIZ106 
  • Understanding Self and Others | BIZ107 
  • The Business of Events | EVT102
  • Marketing in the Digital Era | MKT105
  • The Business Environment | BIZ202
  • Industry Skills Project | IND101A


These seven core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you're required to select one elective from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Accounting for Decision Making | BIZ201
  • Customer Experience Management | BIZ204
  • Event Management and Operations | EVT201A
  • Project Management | MGT201A
  • Project Management | MGT201A
  • Event Technologies | EVT211
  • Industry Engagement Project | IND201A


These seven core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you're required to select one elective from the electives tab.
  • Ethics and Sustainability | MGT301A
  • Agile Business Analysis (Advanced) | MIS312
  • Services Marketing | THE302
  • Industry Consulting Project | IND301A
  • Organisational Creativity & Innovation | BIZ301
  • Risk, Resilience and Recovery | THE301
  • Event Staging and Production | EVT304


Electives available to students may be chosen from the elective bank below. Choose four electives:

Elective subjects

  • Industry Skills Project | IND101A
  • Understanding Advertising | MKT102A
  • Integrated Marketing Communications | MKT103A
  • Consumer Behaviour | MKG102
  • Understanding Public Relations | PRN101A
  • Introduction to PR Writing | PRN102A
  • Introduction to Sport Management | SPO101
  • Sports Marketing | SPO102
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship | ENT101
  • Venture Ideation | ENT102
  • Banking Fundamentals and Technology | BNK101
  • Financial Systems and Central Banking | BNK102
  • Commercial Law and Banking Operations | BNK103
  • Lending, Securities and SME Financing | BNK104
  • Exploring Gastronomy | EGY101
  • Place, Culture and Destination Management | PCD101
  • Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality and Events | THE101
  • The Tourist Experience | TTE101
  • Foundations of Information Systems | MIS100
  • Information Systems for Business | MIS101
  • Data and Networking | MIS102
  • Industry Engagement Project Enterprise Hub | BINDSD202
  • Industry Engagement Project | IND201A
  • Business-2-Business Marketing | MKG201
  • Digital Marketing Communications | MKG203
  • Marketing and Audience Research | MKT202A
  • Wedding Planning | EVT204A
  • Sports Events | EVT206A
  • Project Management | MGT201A
  • Strategic Human Resource Management | HRM200
  • Content Creation for Social Media | PRL201
  • Advanced PR Writing | PRL202
  • Corporate Communications | PRL203
  • Sport Law | SPO201
  • Managing Teams | SPO202
  • Managing Sport Facilities | SPO203
  • Sales and Negotiation Strategies | ENT201
  • Entrepreneurial Financing | ENT202
  • Marketing for Entrepreneurs | ENT203
  • Global Innovations and Trends in Tourism and Hospitality | GIT201
  • Product Distribution and Revenue Management | PDR201
  • Food and Beverage Management | HOS203A
  • Project Management in Tourism | PMT201
  • Principles of Programming | MIS200
  • Database Fundamentals | MIS201
  • App, Web Design and Development | MIS202
  • Marketing Strategy | MKT301A
  • International Marketing | MKT303A
  • Brand and Product Management | MKT304A
  • Strategic Management | MGT302A
  • International Public Relations | PRN303A
  • Health & Advocacy Strategies | SPO301
  • Lean Business Start-up | ENT301
  • Resort and Spa Management | HOS302A
  • Destinations Management | TOU302A
  • Airline Management | TOU303A
  • Tourism Strategy, Planning and Policy | TSP301
  • System Analysis and Design | MIS300
  • Cybersecurity | MIS301
  • Social Enterprise | SEN301

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Industry partners and work placements

An important element of this course is your placement with an endorsed host organisation(s). Work placements provide a valuable resource for you to develop hands-on practical experience to ensure you graduate confident and job-ready. A key task will be the completion of a reflective journal covering the experience and the identification and analysis of key learning outcomes.
Gain professional experience
Complete 300 hours of real-world, relevant experience through our work placement program with one of our acclaimed industry partners.
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Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International


Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.


Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP


If you are truly passionate about business, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of business scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the business industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as a domestic student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent.


Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4 or above), or Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.

The below is an alternative option.
Work and life experience that demonstrates skills and knowledge gained through paid or unpaid employment, formal learning and/or non-formal learning (presented on a current resume with attached cover letter).

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Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

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Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.


We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Australian Year 12 or equivalent.
Academic IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent.
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

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OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

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How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?

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