Programmes

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sustainable Events Management

Part-time

Programme Overview

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sustainable Events Management is developed and awarded by the University of Stirling, UK.

Why Choose the University of Stirling?

  •  A 5-star ranking for teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities and inclusiveness in the QS World University Rankings 2016
  • Ranked 2nd in Scotland and 4th in the UK in The Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 Table 2016, which ranks the world's top 150 universities under 50 years old
  • Top 150 most international universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016
  • Stirling is Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, and ranked top 25 in the UK for Sports Science (The Complete University Guide 2017

 

Growth in Sustainable Events Management 

Sustainability is a recent focus for the ‘events’ arena. The event planner profession is expected to grow by 10% from now to 2024, with corporate events predicted to experience the most growth.

There are over 2,400 meetings held in Asia Pacific and the Middle East, which occupy 20% of worldwide meetings. 

When people stage concerts and sports events, they can create harm to the environment. The programme will have aspects on how to manage environment and social impact.


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Course Start Date & End Date

The programme has one intake in August per year.

August 2018 Intake

Preparatory Course in Events Management
(For Non-Events and/or Non-Business Related Diploma Applicants only)
6 June 2018 - 18 August 2018 

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sustainable Events Management
30 Aug 2018 – 31 Jul 2020

 

Fee

Course Fee

Preparatory Course in Events Management: S$642.00 per module

Bachelor Programme Fees:

Year 1        :  S$8,667.00

Year 2 & 3  : S$38,520.00

Total Fees for 3 years programme  : S$47,187.00

Application Fee applies

All fees inclusive of prevailing GST and exclude textbooks, repeat fees and expenses related to exchange semester at Stirling.

Scholarships & Awards

SIM GE Scholarships available

Singapore Tourism Board (STB) : SkillsFuture Study Award for MICE Sector (Singapore citizens only)

This programme is a supported course under the SkillsFuture Study Award for MICE Sector.  Applicable to Singapore citizens only. 

 

 

 

 

 

Application

Application Closing Date for August 2018 Intake: 

Preparatory Course in Events Management:
4 Apr 2018

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sustainable Events Management:
4 Jul 2018


 


Events & Programme Briefings

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Programme Objective

This programme aims to meet the leisure industry’s requirement for technically competent, customer oriented, commercially minded practitioners who have the flexibility and capability to apply their skills and knowledge in a variety of customer oriented environments both for the domestic and the international market place. This will involve integrating leisure, tourism, hospitality, management, and professional transferable skills. On graduation, students will be able to apply sound analytical techniques, underpinning scientific principles and management skills to the challenges faced by the leisure and related industries.

Further Education

Graduates can apply for Stirling’s taught postgraduate programmes. 

For an up-to-date list of postgraduate programmes available at the University, please visit the University’s website at: https://www.stir.ac.uk/

Career Prospects

Graduates of this degree will be able to apply sound analytical techniques, underpinning scientific principles and management skills to the challenges faced by the events management related industries. There are many opportunities across a range of events management business organisations, including project management of particularly large events, i.e. music festival or management of a conference and event venue.

Teaching Faculty

Lectures – Teaching faculty from University of Stirling and local tutors

Tutorials – Local tutors

Mode of Delivery

Two semesters a year. Classes conducted in the days and/or evenings with a structured curriculum of fifteen (15) modules and a work-based project.

Blended learning comprising:

  • Activities
  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Workshops

Mode of Study 

Teaching centres on face-to-face lectures and tutorials delivered on block teaching basis.

Lectures may be scheduled from 12.00pm to 6.30pm or 3.30pm – 10.00pm on given days over two weeks per module, with breaks in between sessions. Part-time students who are unable to attend the full lectures will have access to the e-learning platform. The lecture schedule is subject to availability.

Tutorials for the same module will be conducted by local tutors over three weeks, scheduled between Monday and Friday at three hours per session, from 7.00pm to 10.00pm. 

Modules

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sustainable Events Management   

Modules

No. of Credits

Year 1

·         Fundamentals of Business & Management

·         Fundamentals of Marketing

·         Leisure Management and Consumption

·         Marketing, Ethics and Society

·         Operations Management

·         Retail Studies*

·         Issues and Concepts in Sports Studies*

 

*Note: Students may choose to study either one of these modules.

 

 

20

20

20

20

20

20

20

Year 2

·         Financial Business Modelling

·         Managing the Consumer Experience

·         Understanding Consumers

·         Developing Sustainable Events

·         Project Management

·         Digital and Experiential Marketing 

 

20

20

20

20

20

20

Year 3

·         Facility, Conference & Venue Management

·         Effective Communication & External Relations for Managers

·         Professional Development and Practice

·         Work-based Project

 

20

20

20

60

Module Synopsis

Exchange Semester at Stirling

Students can choose to attend the Year 3 first semester at the University of Stirling home campus in the UK. Students are expected to complete modules equivalent of 60 credits in the UK. The experience enhances the global outlook and mind-set of students, and prepares them to work better in a global economy.

The programme fee is exclusive of airfares, accommodation and expenses related to the exchange semester at Stirling.

Duration/Candidature Period

Duration of programme: Three years

Candidature Period: Four years

Students who did not complete the programme by the candidature period will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

Minimum Class Size

Minimum to commence: 50 students

If take-up rate does not meet the minimum to commence, students will be informed within one month before class starts.

 

Entry Requirements

1.  GCE 'A' level passes.

2.  International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or other equivalent pre-university certificates.

3.  Applicants with the following Diplomas may be eligible for exemption to Year 1 of the Programme. 

Nanyang Polytechnic

·         Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

·         Diploma in Tourism and Resort Management

Singapore Polytechnic

·         Diploma in Hotel and Leisure Facilities Management

·         Diploma in Tourism and Resort Management

·         Diploma in Integrated Events and Project Management

Temasek Polytechnic

 

·         Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management

·         Diploma in Leisure and Events Management

Note: All admissions are based on merit and are subject to the final approval of the University. Other qualifications deemed relevant may be considered.

Applicants with a Non-events and/or Non-Business studies may be admitted into the programme subject to the approval of the University. Applicants may be required to successfully complete a 3-months Preparatory Course in Events Management for entry into the Bachelor's programme.

English Proficiency Requirement

Students must have acceptable level of competency in English Language and meet one of the following in addition to an approved diploma:

  • Minimum C6 pass in English as First Language at GCE ‘O’ Level; or
  • TOEFL 567 (paper-based) or 87 (iBT) with Reading 22, Writing 21, Listening 21, Speaking 23; or
  • IELTS 6.0 overall (no band less than 5.5); or
  • Successful completion of a recognized approved Diploma, where the language of instruction was English

Preparatory Course in Events Management comprises:

  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Events Management

Preparatory Course – Module Synopsis

 

 

Course Fee

Preparatory Course in Events Management: S$642.00 per module

Bachelor Programme Fees:

Year 1        :  S$8,667.00

Year 2 & 3  : S$38,520.00

Total Fee for 3 years programme  : S$47,187.00

Application Fee applies

All fees inclusive of prevailing GST and exclude textbooks, repeat fees and expenses related to exchange semester at Stirling.
Valid for 2018 intake and fees are payable prior to commencement of the course.

Scholarships & Awards

SIM GE Scholarships available

Singapore Tourism Board (STB) : SkillsFuture Study Award for MICE Sector (Singapore citizens only)

This programme is a supported course under the SkillsFuture Study Award for MICE Sector.  Applicable to Singapore citizens only. 

Exemption Eligibility

Applicants with the following diplomas may be eligible for exemptions to the Year 1 of the programme, including:

Nanyang Polytechnic

·         Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

·         Diploma in Tourism and Resort Management

Singapore Polytechnic

·         Diploma in Hotel and Leisure Facilities Management

·         Diploma in Tourism and Resort Management

·         Diploma in Integrated Events and Project Management

Temasek Polytechnic

 

·         Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management

·         Diploma in Leisure and Events Management

 

 

Profiles

Lecturers & their Teaching Modules

Average teacher-student ratio 1:50

 

Assessments & Teaching Methods

Assessment is based on combination of coursework and exams.

End-of-semester main exam is normally in December and May. The assessment schedule is subject to change by the University.

Attendance Requirement

Local students – 75%

Progression

Students are allowed to progress through each semester till they satisfactorily complete the graduation requirements.

Award & Graduation

To successfully complete fifteen (15) modules and a Sustainable Events Management work-based project to obtain a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sustainable Events Management Degree.

 

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