Technological University Dublin (TUD)
TU Dublin is the university where the arts, business, science, engineering and technology converge, creating synergies and opportunities, and connecting students, staff, employers, researchers and the wider academic community in potential transformation and growth.
The programme is aimed both at professionals currently employed within the event sector and those from complementary backgrounds who wish to enter the event field. In this context it may be of particular interest to people coming from marketing, languages, geography, hospitality, tourism or business backgrounds. It is anticipated that graduates of this programme will find employment in a wide range of positions within and outside the industry.
This programme aims to equip participants with the necessary expertise to plan and manage, co-ordinate and develop event businesses and projects in Ireland and abroad. It is aimed at both professionals currently employed within event related activity and those from related fields. This dynamic programme encourages interaction between academics and industry practitioners from the national and international event sector.
Career paths include management positions in a variety of companies and organisations including festival and sports events, conferences, meetings and exhibitions, corporate and incentives, tourist attractions, hospitality businesses, community development, cultural organisations, cooperative marketing groups, support agencies and local authorities. There are also opportunities for graduates in research, teaching and consultancy.
Applicants should possess a primary degree at honours level (2.2 grade or higher) or equivalent. In addition, applicants may be required to complete an admission interview.
Applicants whose first language is not English also need to provide evidence of their English language proficiency (6.0 or above in the IELTS test).
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