Course Code: 081293M

The Bachelor of Business (Events Management) equips students with the tools and know-how to see-through large scale events from the initial planning to post-production debriefing. Particularly focusing on the business considerations and enterprise impact, this tertiary degree covers the full gamut of events management, marketing and business practice principles. 

The Events Management specialisation is underpinned by business fundamentals and ensure the degree is a well rounded qualification that will serve as solid foundation for a viable career in events and the wider business sector. 

This degree can be completed in just two years when enrolling in the accelerated delivery mode, meaning you could fast-track your path to a Bachelors Degree, which typically takes 3-4 years to complete!

Delivered by Think: Colleges Pty Ltd trading as APM College of Business and Communication RTO 0269 CRICOS 00246M

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  • Student Reward Program
  • Government Funding Available
Course structure

This course covers 24 units of competency

Study Mode

Online, on campus in Sydney or Brisbane, or blended

Locations & Dates

2016 Start Dates: 22nd Feb, 4th Apr, 6th Jun, 18th Jul, 19th Sep, 31st Oct

  • Course Description

    This Bachelor focuses on Event Management in a business context and provides you with the skills and knowledge to develop creative and innovative events from concept through to delivery and post event evaluation.

    The course material covers core subjects such as events concepts and design, visitor economy, event policy and strategy, project management and an industry consulting project. Students are also exposed to an extensive array of electives, allowing you to really specialise within not only events but also marketing and the wider business realm. Brand and product management, tour operations and marketing strategy are some of the many electives that can be selected to compliment the major focus of the degree. 


    Unlike distance education or correspondence courses,  the facilitated online cohort-based study model allows you to interact and network with other students, using a range of communication and collaboration tools such as discussion forums, message boards, blogs and wiki’s (editable web pages) and RSS feeds, to ensure you never feel isolated in your independent learning. Courses feature:

    • Flexible learning: online, on-campus or blended options available
    • Accelerated option, complete your degree in 2 years
    • Industry experienced lecuturers
    • Industry placement so you graduate with experience
    • Dedicated industry team to help your career
    • Access to Upskilled's Student Rewards Program

    Course Delivery

    This course is delivered over a duration of 2-4 years.  You can choose from Full-time, part-time or accelerated delivery modes, putting you in total control of your completion date. Campus locations are available in Sydney and Brisbane.

    Industry Placement

    Students undertake over 500 hours of practical work placement over the course of their degree, which means you graduate with not only a qualification but also invaluable professional experience - equipping you to be work ready. 


    For Domestic students: Degree: ATAR 60 or equivalent Associate Degree: ATAR 58 or equivalent HE Diploma: ATAR 56 or equivalent OR Any completed Diploma OR any completed foundation Certificate *Special entry can be applied for if you have demonstrated the ability to undertake study at this level through work experience, and/or other formal, informal or non-formal study attempted and/or completed.

    International students require an IELTS 6.0 with no skills band less than 5.5. Applicants should have completed Senior High School Certificate (Year 12) or equivalent or Mature age entry with relevant work experience.

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    RPL is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, or other expertise. To apply for RPL, please submit documentation for evaluation by assessors. More information can be found here for course credit and here for RPL.

  • Unit Outline

    The Bachelor of Business (Events Management) consists of three levels of subjects, each with core units of competency and electives are chosen by students to complete each level. The course consists of 21 core units of competency and 3 elective units, making a total of 24 units of competency needed to complete the course. 

    Core Subjects

    Level 100 Subjects

    Unit Code  Name
    MGT101A Managing in a Global Environment
    HRM101A Introduction to HR Management and Leadership
    RAS101A Research and Academic Skills
    MKT101A Marketing Fundamentals
    ACC101A Introduction to Business Accounting
    HET101A Introduction to the Visitor Economy
    HET102A Visitor Economy Product Dynamics
    EVT101A Events Concepts and Design

     You can choose to exit the course here with a Diploma of Business (Event Management)

    Level 200 Subjects

    Unit Code Name
    MGT201A Project Management
    ECO201A Economics
    LAW201A Business and Law
    STAT201A Research and Enquiry for Managers
    EVT201A Event Management and Operations
    EVT202A Creative Thinking and Innovation
    EVT203A Event Policy and Strategy
      Choose one (1) 200 level elective

     You can choose to exit the course here with an Associate Degree of Business (Event Management)

    Level 300 Subjects 

    Unit Code Name
    MGT301A Ethics and Sustainability
    MGT302A Strategic Management
    MGT303A Business Information Analysis
    IND301A Industry Consulting Project
    HET301A Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management
    EVT301A Commercial Modelling for Events
      Choose two (2) 300 level electives

    Contact us today or open live chat to talk to an education adviser to find out about the elective units in detail. 

  • Career Outcomes

    The Bachelor of Business (Events Management) offers graduates broad career opportunities across multiple industries, Graduate and future roles include: 

    • Event Manager
    • Event Executive
    • Event Project Manager
    • Promotions Manager

    Education Pathways

    Interested in getting a Masters? Graduates now have a direct pathway to complete graduate certificates, diplomas, and master studies at Torrens University Australia and the other business schools at the University.  Pathway opportunities exist for enrollment into a Master of Business Administration (MBA), MBA (Sports Management) or Master of Global Project Management.


    HE-FEE HELP is available for this qualification allowing you to study now, pay later.

    Eligible Australian students enrolled in a Think Education course may have access to the Australian Government’s FEE-HELP scheme. 

    Think: Colleges Pty Ltd is a recognised Higher Education Provider.

    For more information on FEE-HELP visit the following:

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