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Graduate Diploma in Event Management

STARTS: February 2021
Madras Street
Close Date: Accepted throughout the year
International Close Date: 22 January for February start

Develop a high degree of event management finesse and nurture your talent for an exciting career in a dynamic industry.

Our qualification is focused on expanding on your event management talents and turning them into an exciting career.

Within our graduate diploma you will study all aspects of successful event management; subjects include project management, event planning and management, event logistics and event marketing and sponsorship. You will also get real world experience through team project work during your study.

Please note: the full time option commences in February only. Part-time up to 4 years.

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$6,420 - $7,240 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$20,690 per year
International Levy
$523.50
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$6,700 - $7,500 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$21,310 per year
International Levy
$523.50
Valid To
December 31, 2021

A Bachelor's degree in any field excluding event management.

Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?

If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace.

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

Overall IELTS 6.0 Academic

  • 5.5 Listening
  • 5.5 Reading
  • 5.5 Writing
  • 5.5 Speaking

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Career opportunities

With this qualification you will be ready to start your career in event management where you can become involved in fundraising, conferences, festivals, community events, arts and tourism events, facility based event management, public relations, sponsorship and marketing.

Study pathways

Complement this qualification with further graduate study such as a Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing / ICT
  • Economics

Graduate Diploma in Event Management

FULL-TIME - 1 Year

Develop a high degree of event management finesse and nurture your talent for an exciting career in a dynamic industry.

Information
Type Graduate Certificate / Diploma
Code CH3996
Next Starts February 2021
Application close date Accepted throughout the year
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
International application close date 22 January for February start
Credits 120
Level 7
Additional Equipment/Fees Advised before enrolment
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference CH3996-STRU

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$6,420 - $7,240 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$20,690 per year
International Levy
$523.50
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$6,700 - $7,500 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$21,310 per year
International Levy
$523.50
Valid To
December 31, 2021
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Graduate Diploma in Event Management - Feb 2021 - Christchurch
Start date: 22 February 2021
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Credit Recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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