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Bachelor of

Business (Event Management)

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Start date
7th Jan, 25th Feb
2-4 years
Online & campus
24 units


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Learn the processes involved in the planning and execution of large scale events through our Bachelor of Business that specialises in event management. This tertiary degree covers the full scope of managing events, business marketing, and business practice principles, equipping individuals with the skillset to pursue coordinator, project management, and executive roles in the planning of grand occasions.
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Events is a fast-paced industry, with problem solving happening in the moment. It’s an exciting industry to be part of.
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Our course material covers the fundamental areas of event management such as project management, concepts and design, visitor economy, event policy and strategy, and more. Along with a specialisation in this field, students will also be trained in the skillset required for the wider business realm, with units focusing on marketing strategy, business analysis, risk management, and many others. 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 bachelor’s degree, which typically takes 3-4 years to complete.
  • Course structure

    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.

  • Entry requirements

    Students will need access to a computer, and the internet, and have basic computing skills. A Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment may be required before enrolment can be confirmed.

    For domestic students: Degree: ATAR 60 or equivalent associate degree: ATAR 58 or equivalent higher education 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.

  • Inclusions

    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
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
  • 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. 


This qualification could give you several career and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.


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
Unit 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
Unit 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
Unit 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. 

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