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  • Programme Code:
    LC291
    Course Level:
    Level 6
    Department:
    Food & Tourism
    Duration:
    ​2 Years
    Campus:
    Limerick (Moylish)
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    What is the programme about?
    The Higher Certificate in Arts in Business Studies with Events will appeal to students who wish to pursue a management career in the event industry. Graduates of this programme will have practical business know-how grounded in the event sector as this programme provides a broad introduction to event management principles and practice.

    On completion of year 2 students will have the option to move into the BA (Hons.) in Business Studies with Event Management. This programme contains a significant work placement in Year 3, giving students the chance to take classroom knowledge to the workplace. The programme has professional links with many of the Event Industry organisations and students have had significant success gaining employment on completion of the course.

    Who is the programme suited to?
    The course is very suited to students who have a keen interest in meeting people, organising events and working as a part of a team. This programme also offers students the opportunity to travel and work in many different parts of this ever growing industry namely events, sports, tourism, hospitality, and corporate business. Overall, it is ideal for anyone who has the responsibility for planning and organising events or those who wish to become involved in this activity.

    Top 3 Reasons
    1. This programme provides the opportunity to progress from the Higher Certificate in Arts in Business Studies to the BA (Hons.) in Business Studies with Event Management.

    2. This course has a very strong practical element where students are provided with opportunities to develop key ‘hands on’ event management skills through practical relevant project work experience, allowing students to forge professional contacts and experience in the events industry.

    3. Currently graduates of the programme have been very successful in gaining employment having successfully completed the course.

    Class Contact Hours
    20 hours per week (depending on year)

    Did You Know?
    Tourism is one of the most remarkable economic and social phenomena of the last century

       

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