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Global Events Management
The programme takes a holistic approach to the global events industry. It includes the study of global mega sporting events, live music tours, world famous festivals, global meetings and congresses as well significant sales events hosted by global brands. It will attract those students who would like to work on large-scale events which have a global impact as well as those who want to demonstrate to employers they have the global skill set required to work in events staged in an increasingly connected world.
- The Bacchus Mentoring and Leadership programme which supports students’ employability
- A focus on digitization
- Elective modules which provide unique learning opportunities by leveraging the distinctive aspects of Oxford as a global city
- A curriculum underpinned by responsibility, sustainability and inclusion.
- A global programme of guest speakers
- Event-based experiential learning projects which develop entrepreneurship and employability skills.
How to apply
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Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.
Financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
Teaching and learning consist of in-class, face-to-face teaching, field visits, guest lectures, experiential learning, online tutorials and other online activities, guided and self-study activities geared towards completing coursework assignments and suggested enrichment activities. Enrichment activities are optional activities which are optional but meant to enhance the teaching and learning experience.
We create an inclusive environment that supports the learning needs of a diverse range of learners, which includes but is not limited to international students, non-native speakers of English, ethnic minority students, LGBTQI+ students and students with disability and neurodiverse needs.
Across the programme assessment tasks include: reports, presentations, digital artifacts, fieldwork, practicals and self-reflective essays. The variety in assessment allows teaching staff the flexibility to adjust assessments as necessary to cater the needs of diverse learners.
You have the option to start this course in January. You will study a range of modules between January and May. During the summer months of June, July and August you will study further modules and begin work on your dissertation. Between September and December you will complete your final modules and focus on your dissertation.
Our research staff publish in prestigious top tier internationally rated journals including Annals of Tourism Research, Tourism Management, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Event Management, The Service Industries Journal, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Services Marketing, International Small Business Journal and Journal of Small Business Management.
After you graduate
Career destinations will include positions within Global Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (also known as MICE), mega sporting events, live music tours, major music festivals, carnivals and parades as well significant sales events hosted by global brands.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.