Event Management (Jan) / Bainistíocht Imeachtaí

Sept 2021 – Grangegorman Campus

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.

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website.  Applicants for this programme should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.

Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on candidates academic grades and may also take into account applicants work/life experience. The TU Dublin recognises both REL and RPL. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes.

Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response. If you do not yet have your final degree results this will not hinder your application as we are happy to issue conditional offer letters in such circumstances.

***Conversion Programme***

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.

The programme involves six taught modules plus a dissertation in the area of Event Management.

Event Management Modules:

  • Event Planning & Operations Management
  • International Event Management
  • Dissertation (including Research Methods)

Core Modules:

  • Managerial Finance & Entrepreneurialism
  • The Effective Manager
  • Emerging Industry Issues
  • Strategic Marketing & Digital Commerce

Spring semester (Jan - May 2021) will be fully accessed online.

Autumn semester (Sept – Dec 2021) schedule to be confirmed (Classes may be held on-campus in Grangegorman depending on Covid-19 developments).

TU327 Spring Term: January 25th – May 7th 2021
Monday 11am 12pm Emerging Industry Issues
Monday 12pm 1pm Tutor Session
Thursday 9am 10am Dissertation Research 
Thursday 11am 12pm Managerial Finance & Entrepreneurialism
Thursday 2pm 3pm International Event Management

Autumn term (Sept – Dec) will also be held on Mondays & Thursdays (times to be confirmed)



Applications will open on 17th March 2021


TU Code



NFQ Level 9




1 year

Course Type


Mode of Study

Full Time

Method of Delivery


Commencement Date

January 2022


City Centre: Grangegorman


Fees EU

Fees Non EU

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Dr Bernadette Quinn