Cardiff Metropolitan University - Events Project Management Masters - MSc/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Events Project Management Masters - MSc/PgD/PgC

The MSc programme is delivered over 2 semesters of taught modules, followed by the 60 credit final project.  The programme can also be studied part-time, with the minimum period of study being two years and the maximum five years.

To meet the educational and professional needs of each student, the programme offers three awards and exit points: Postgraduate Certificate; Postgraduate Diploma and MSc.  Learning and teaching strategies are designed to promote active engagement of the student with the subject area and reflect the strong vocational emphasis of the awards. 

Distinguishing features of the programme include:

The Industry Project Management module, which involves students undertaking a live consultancy project as a group.  In addition, students will have the opportunity to gain an additional professionally accredited award (Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), accredited by the Project Management Institute) as part of this module.

An optional Internship module, which will enhance students’ employability.

An option for the final project is an Individual Consultancy Project, which gives students an opportunity to engage with an industry practitioner.

Students also have the opportunity to pursue a language module as an elective, potentially enhancing their employability.

Entry Requirements

  • an initial related degree awarded by another approved degree awarding body (2:2 or above)

  • tudents whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard or equivalent.

Career Prospects

All students undertake a live consultancy project through the Industry Project Management module, which provides an opportunity to engage with employers in the industry.  As part of this module, they have the opportunity to gain an accredited qualification from the Project Management Institute.

Student have the option to undertake the




module. The duration of this (unpaid) internship is either for a minimum of 20 days, which will normally be undertaken during term-time one day a week throughout semester one and semester two or in blocks of time during the semester breaks.

Career opportunities after completing Events Project Management Masters

  • Plan and Develop the Project Idea. Every project starts as an idea.
  • Create and Lead Your Dream Team.
  • Monitor Project Progress and Set Deadlines.
  • Solve Issues That Arise.
  • Manage the Money.
  • Ensure Stakeholder Satisfaction.
  • Evaluate Project Performance.

Course Details

The programme is modular and comprises of core/compulsory modules, which are considered to be essential for each Award title. In line with Cardiff Metropolitan University’s assessment and awards regulations:

The Postgraduate Certificate can be awarded following the successful completion of 60-credits of taught modules from: Industry Project Management; Event Project Planning, Mobilisation & Evaluation; Managing People & Markets Across Cultures Event Tendering, Feasibility & Conceptualisation; Crisis, Risk and Strategic Change Management.

The Postgraduate Diploma can be awarded following the successful completion of 120-credits of taught modules.

Compulsory modules

Managing People & markets across cultures (20 credits)
Event Project Planning, Mobilisation & Evaluation (20 credits)
Event Tendering, Feasibility & Conceptualisation (20 credits)
Industry Project Management (with professional accreditation) (20 credits)
Research Methods (20 credits)

Optional modules

Tourism, Hospitality and Events Industries in Context (20 credits) OR
Internship (20 credits) OR
Crisis, Risk and Strategic Change Management (20 credits)

Final project

Dissertation OR Enterprise Project OR Consultancy Project OR Internship Project* (60 credits).

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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