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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts - Event Management

Course code: #AK3704

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts - Event Management

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $30,400 NZD

  • Application fee

    $150 NZD

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Highlights
Workplace experience

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 27-February-2022 2022-02-27
Winter-July 17-July-2022 2022-07-17

Overview

Bachelor of Arts - Event Management

A great event can generate positive publicity, create loyal clients and leave lasting memories. Event managers are the people behind these events. This major prepares you for a career in event management.

As an event manager you plan, organise and manage events of all sizes – including concerts, conferences, weddings, award ceremonies and sports events. 

To work in event management you need an eye for detail and the ability to work across diverse areas including design, sound, project management, financial management, human resources, logistics, public relations and communication.

Throughout your studies you plan events of various sizes and genres. You learn to prepare management plans, create contracts and write plans that help stakeholders evaluate their experience against pre-planned objectives.

What this major covers

Event Management courses:

  • Event Planning
  • An Event Perspective
  • The Event Design Experience
  • Event Production
  • Contemporary Issues in Event Management
  • Finance for Hospitality, Tourism and Events: A Practical Approach
  • Leadership Principles, Perspectives and Practice
  • Noho Marae Wānanga A, B

Workplace experience

Workplace experience is the final part of your degree and takes a full semester. This is a supervised work placement in an organisation related to event management. 

Projects you can undertake include competitor analysis, social media networking and promotion, event planning and execution, post-event evaluation, event design and marketing.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$42,200

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,800
Tuition 1 person $30,400

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Birth certificate or passport
  • Marriage certificate (If required)
  • Official Transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency
  • CV/Work experience (If required)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
15
listening
20
writing
18
speaking
15
reading

PTE

50
42
listening
42
writing
42
speaking
42
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

COVID-19 situation: additional English tests accepted for 2021 and 2022

  • IELTS Indicator
  • TOEFL Special At Home Edition

 

If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.

Language courses at AUT International House:

AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.

On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:

1) GIE (academic preparation and university entrance programme)

The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).

Entry requirement:

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening

2) IELTS Full-time

Entry requirement:

There is a different entry requirement for each level of the IELTS course.

  • Level 1: you need IELTS 4.5 with a minimum band score of 4.0
  • Level 2: you need IELTS 5.5 with a minimum band score of 5.0

Academic background and requirement

All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.

high school qualifications from different countries:

India: Indian applicants must have completed one of the following:

  • Higher Secondary School Exam or All-India Senior School Certificate with an average of 75% in the four best subjects, with a minimum of 60% in English
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC) with a minimum of 60% in English

China:

  • Senior High School graduation plus one year of successful study at bachelor's level; or
  • Senior High School graduation plus completion of a two-year diploma, with good grades, at a recognised university.
  • A Tier 1 score in the National University Entrance Examination (Gaokao) at a recognised institution

Don’t meet the entry requirements?

Consider starting with:

  • Diploma in Arts

Foundation programmes

If you don’t have the academic qualifications needed for direct entry into an AUT programme, you can enrol in a foundation programme.

If you successfully complete the foundation programme and the get the required grades, you are guaranteed entry into an appropriate AUT programme.

NCUK pathways

AUT has established a partnership with NCUK, enabling you to study at a NCUK Study Centre in your home country, and then come directly into your chosen AUT degree. 

  • International Foundation Year (IFY)
    The IFY can help you bridge the gap between your current qualification and university study.
  • International Year One (IYOne)
    The IYOne is a credit-bearing qualification enabling you to study the first year of an undergraduate degree at an NCUK Study Centre. Upon successful completion, you will enter the second year of a number of AUT bachelor degrees.

Career opportunities

  • Conference centre manager
  • Event manager/assistant manager
  • Festival manager
  • Hotel manager
  • Outdoor activities/education manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Catering Services Manager
  • Social Media Event Coordinator
  • Wedding Planner
  • Marketing or Communications Manager

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