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Diploma of Event Management

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Diploma of Event Management

What is a Diploma of Event Management?

A Diploma of Event Management provides you with the business skills needed to run large-scale events. It builds a foundation of knowledge on producing creative and innovative concepts within business environments as well as the best ways to execute these projects. An event management degree qualifies you to find employment in managing major events or gives you a pathway for continued study at bachelor level.
This event management course has been designed to provide you with a broad base of generalist skills and knowledge covering events, communication, marketing and management over eight core subjects. The course is available on campus or online so you can tailor your course to suit your lifestyle. Upon completion, you have the opportunity to move into a Bachelor of Business to earn a full event management degree.

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Learning outcomes

  • 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.
Study mode
Online, On campus, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
1 year full time, 2 years part time
Start date
20 Feb 2023
05 Jun 2023
18 Sep 2023
Fees

This is an AQF Level 5 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Career opportunities

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

  • Conference Coordinator
    Average salary: $73,127 - $117,000
  • Event Planner
    Average salary: $46,000 - $84,000
Madison Browne - Bachelor of Business Event Management student testimonial
The work experience opportunities were invaluable in giving me the confidence to start my own business. I’m now running Shevoke, an online boutique specialising in women’s clothing.
Lisa May Hyde
Bachelor of Business (Event Management)

Subjects and units

This course comprises of 8 core subjects. Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study.

Requirements

These eight core subjects must be completed.

Core subjects

  • Business Communications | BIZ101
  • Understanding People and Organisations | BIZ102
  • Customer Experience Management | BIZ104
  • Introduction to Events | EVN101
  • Event Concepts and Design | EVT101A
  • Marketing Fundamentals | MKT101A
  • Event Management and Operations | EVT201A
  • Event Venue Management | EVT207A

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. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. 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.

Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

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

FEE-HELP

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

Scholarships

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.

OR

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 you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

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Fees

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.

Scholarships

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 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent.
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

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Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply for a course?
  • 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?
  • 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?

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