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Bachelor of Business (Event Management)

  • Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    3 years: 8 units per year
    Up to 6 years part-time

  • Start date:

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Awarded by:

    Study Group Australia Pty Limited trading as Martin College, Martin Higher Education

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What you'll learn

About this course

The Bachelor of Business (Events Management) from Martin Higher Education will provide you with the practical and theoretical knowledgebase you'll require to excel within the competitive events management industry.

Learn how to effectively manage an event from conception right through to post event reporting, no matter the scope or size. The comprehensive program covers key learning areas including fundamentals of the industry, event development, venue and facility management, event logistics and risk assessment, strategic management and event sponsorship and promotion.

You'll also gain a more general understanding of business fundamentals such as marketing, management, human resource management, business law, economics and accounting.

Campus locations

Prefer to study this course on campus? Face-to-face study is available at the following locations:

  • Sydney - 815-825 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Brisbane - 269 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Queensland 4006
  • Western Sydney - 10 Parkview Dr, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127


To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have completed an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or equivalent; AND
  • Be 18 years of age or over; OR
  • Apply for mature age entry (aged 21 or over) with relevant work experience; OR
  • Have successfully completed of a relevant diploma

An applicant may apply for assessment and recognition of their prior learning.

Areas of study

In this business course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Principles of management
  • Introduction to marketing
  • Information management systems
  • Introduction to business law
  • Introduction to accounting
  • Effective business communication
  • Introduction to HRM
  • Economics for business
  • Event industry fundamentals
  • Ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • Events and leisure management
  • Project management
  • Event development
  • Understanding and using research
  • Strategic management
  • Environmental/sustainable practice
  • Event sponsorship and promotion
  • Event logistics and risk
  • Venue and facility management
  • Professional industry engagement

Plus four elective units.

For 35 years Martin has been educating Australians. Martin Higher Education was borne out of this nationally respected brand. Martin Higher Education focuses on delivering hands on, career-focused degrees. A choice between on-campus and online study ensures there’s a learning model for everyone. Each qualification has been designed to cover foundation business topics before moving onto a specialist elective stream. Graduates will have a strong understanding of business drivers and principles to ensure they graduate job-ready. Thanks to an expansive network of industry partners, Martin Higher Education also offers students the opportunity to undertake a professional placement to supercharge their careers. Martin Higher Education is a registered higher education provider with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA), offering TEQSA-accredited courses at undergraduate level.
Martin HE provides a supportive, flexible learning environment with a range of student support services to ensure students have the right tools to successfully engage with their studies. Expert academic staff facilitate one-on-one feedback sessions and a variety of other learning support. All students also receive access to an online learning platform that houses all content, interactive learning resources and features support tutorials.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Business (Event Management) from Martin Higher Education.

You'll graduate with all of the skills necessary to pursue a diverse and rewarding career within the events industry. You'll be qualified to pursue work as an events manager, account manager, conference and exhibitions manager, small event business owner, fundraising manager and many more.

Curious about where a career in communications could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Event Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Event Coordinator
  • Marketing Officer
  • Event Executive
  • Promotions Manager

Payment options & support

Finance options

You may be eligible to receive a FEE-HELP loan for this degree, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Enquire now for more information and to see if you meet eligibility criteria.

Martin Higher Education also offers flexible payment plans to help make studying more affordable.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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