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Graduate Certificate in Event Management

Graduate Certificate in Event Management


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  • Course Overview
  • Course Structure

The Graduate Certificate in Event Management is designed for working professionals seeking a formal qualification, as well as students who wish to develop knowledge and skills relevant to the event sector.

This postgraduate qualification is designed to expose students to contemporary event management theories, concepts and skills that are the basis of successful events across a range of economic sectors.

Students will learn how to critically interpret and evaluate the impacts, trends and issues associated with event management, as well as how to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Event Management, students may be eligible to articulate (enter) into the second trimester of the ICMS Master of Event Management or another ICMS master’s degree.

For entry into the Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (Business Analytics), Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) and Master of Business Administration (Digital Transformation), work experience is also required.

If you are aiming to articulate into a Master’s degree after successful completion of your Graduate Certificate you should check the relevant Master’s degree entry requirements.

The course structure comprises 4 core subjects.

  • Level 600: 4 core subjects

All subjects are worth 4 credit points.

Upon completion of this course, graduates will be able to:

  • Critically interpret and evaluate the impacts, trends and issues associated with event management.
  • Engage in independent research.
  • Engage and communicate clearly with a diverse range of stakeholders associated with event management.
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of key theoretical concepts underpinning the event industry.
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of specialised management techniques underpinning the event industry.

Quick facts

  • CRICOS Course Code: 097378G
  • UAC Course Codes: 900160 & 900161
  • Accreditation Status: Active
  • AQF Level: 8
  • Campus: Northern Beaches Campus, Manly | City Campus, Sydney | online
  • Full-time Duration: 2 x Trimesters
  • Industry Training: N/A
  • Accelerated Duration: 1 x Trimester
  • FEE-Help: DFEE
  • Study Mode: on-campus | online*
  • Start: Main Intakes: February, May, August | Mid-Term Intakes: March, June, October & December
  • Annual Indicative Student Enrolments: 5 in 2022

* In accordance with the Australian Government ESOS National Code international students on a student visa can only undertake 33% of their total enrolment load online and must be enrolled in at least one (1) on-campus subject in each compulsory study period. Learn more

Career Options

  • Conference/Meeting Organiser
  • Event Manager/Coordinator
  • Event Bidding and Procurement Professional
  • Venue Manager
  • Venue Sales Professional
  • Exhibition Coordinator/Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • PR/Media Manager for Events.

The course information on this website is indicative of a typical study pattern only and is subject to change. Enrolled students will be made aware of changes to their course structure or subjects. Not all subjects are offered every trimester. The Academic Consulting Office can assist you with subject selection and structuring your course.  A typical full-time study load is between 6 and 8 subjects per year (an equivalent to 24 credit points).

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