Bachelor of Commerce major in Event Management




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The course offers thirteen majors across a broad range of disciplines, all created in consultation with industry, with many being accredited and recognised professionally with the relevant industry bodies. Students can choose up to two majors, a major and a minor, or, a major and a range of electives providing great flexibility in the course and giving students the opportunity to tailor their degree to suit their career aspirations.
Students are equipped with the theory, practical experience and employability skills, including the leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, and communication and problem solving skills. Graduate world-ready to succeed in a variety of complex, competitive and dynamic global business environments.
Employment opportunities
The Bachelor of Commerce prepares students for a diverse range of business related careers. Students graduate with an evidence based career e-portfolio along with a situated learning experience, and learn how to apply the theoretical concepts studied in a practical and real world setting. Over the course of the degree students have the opportunity to undertake international study tours, work integrated learning opportunities and internships in their chosen field.
Possible future job titles
Corporate Accountant, Bank Officer, Management Consultant, Economic Adviser, Financial Analyst, Human Resources Manager, Recruitment Consultant, Project Manager, Marketing/Sales Manager, Sport/Event Manager.
Event Management Major
Whether its planning an international sporting match, business conference, art exhibition, corporate event, wedding expo, or local music festival, this major equips students with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in event management.
With the increasing social, economic and political significance of high-profile events, employers prefer university graduates with the skills and knowledge of event planning, marketing and strategic management, along with the employability skills of leadership, teamwork, communication and problem-solving, for managerial positions. This major commences with an introduction to the events industry and focuses on the application of key business principles, practices and skills including; marketing, communications and sponsorship, managing the service experience, human resource and strategic management, funding and finance, sport venue and event management, business events management, business research and evaluation, event staging, logistics, and operations


Which department am I in? School of Business and Law

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have obtained minimum of 24 points (minimum of 28 points for Law) consisting of aggregate from 3 higher level and 3 subsidiary level. English Language Requirements accepted: Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.0, with no individual band less than 6.0; TOEFL: Minimum score of 550, including Test of Written English of 5 or better; TOEFL iBT: Minimum score of 70, with no individual score less than 17; GCE O Levels: Grade C or better; PTE Academic: PTE Academic 52, with no scores less than 50 for courses with a current requirement; University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]: Pre-2015: A score between 52 - 57 with no less than 'Borderline' in any element of the test. Post-2015: An overall score of 169, with no individual band less than 169; or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 including TWE of 5.

Entry Requirement For International Student

There are various ways to meet our admission requirements, such as Secondary school results, Successful completion of one year of tertiary study from a recognised institution, Completed Diploma program from a recognised institution.
English Minimum Requirements
Academic IELTS: 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0)
TOEFL iBT: 70 (no individual score less than 17)
GCE O Level: Grade C or better from specific countries as detailed in ECU is English Policy
GCE A Level: Grade E or better from specific countries as detailed in ECU is English Policy
Pearson Test of English (PTE): 57 with no score less than 50 for IELTS 6.0 courses. 64, with no score less than 58 for IELTS 6.5 courses.
OET: A minimum score of B in each of the four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing).

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Edith Cowan College (ECC)

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fee: AUD $4,800

26 February 2018, 30 July 2018

Edith Cowan University (ECU) Joondalup Campus, 270 Joondalup Drive, JOONDALUP, Western Australia, 6027, PERTH, Australia