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BA (Hons) Sustainable Events Management (Singapore)

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Learn how to plan the biggest events down to the smallest detail with The University of Stirling’s Sustainable Events Management course.

Sustainable Events Management (Singapore)

Key facts

  • Award BA (Hons)
  • Start date August
  • Duration 24 months
  • Mode of study Part-time, Full-time

This course is developed and awarded by the University of Stirling, but taught at the Singapore Institute of Management.

Events range in scope, scale and complexity, from mega-events to community festivals, from traditional gatherings through to contemporary corporate events, boosting the economy, energising communities and attracting visitors.

With a degree in Sustainable Events Management from the University of Stirling, you’ll be equipped to step into this exciting industry and apply your knowledge in a wide range of areas. Your studies will cross the boundaries between marketing, human resources, finance, planning and other business skills to develop you into a versatile leader who can deliver the largest events down to the smallest detail.

Everything you learn will be geared towards the current – and future – demands of the events industry. This includes a special focus on sustainability and managing the impact that large concerts and sports events can have on the environment.

Apply through the Singapore Institute of Management website.

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Entry requirements for your country/region

  • Entry requirements
    • GCE 'A' level passes
    • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or other equivalent pre-university certificates.

    All applications are considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Applicants with the following Diplomas may be eligible for exemption to Year 1 of the course:

    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

    Other qualifications deemed relevant may be considered. Applicants may be required to pass a 3-month preparatory course in Events Management.

  • Additional information

    General entrance requirements apply

    If you’ve taken exams over two sittings, repeated an exam, or been upgraded, the entrance requirements may be higher.

  • English language requirements

    If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills:

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

    More information on our English language requirements

    Pre-sessional English language courses

    If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this course, our partner INTO University of Stirling offers a range of English language courses. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability for entry to this degree.

    Find out more about our pre-sessional English language courses

You'll study Sustainable Events Management over a two year period, covering three main topics:

  • events management
  • technical expertise
  • business enterprise

Each of these elements is represented throughout your studies, creating a unique balance between generic business study elements and the more industry-focused events and consumer experience-based modules.

In your final year, you’ll have the option of working on an individual or group project and engaging with an organisation on a consultancy project.


The module details given below are subject to change as the University regularly revises and refreshes the curriculum of our taught programmes. The modules outlined below represent those offered in 2019/20 on this course of study.

Course details

  • Teaching

    A structured curriculum of nine modules is delivered by staff from the University of Stirling and supported by local tutors over two semesters per year.

    Classes are conducted in the day and/or during the evenings. Each module will comprise of 25 hours of lectures and 15 hours of tutorials.

    Timetabled classes typically take the form of lectures, workshops and seminars. Lectures and briefing sessions are intended primarily to provide you with background information (sometimes working through examples and case studies), and a starting point and guide to further reading.

    Workshops and seminars are held in small groups and involve group and individual tasks, active discussion and debate. These sessions are designed to enable you to develop both intellectual and practical skills.

  • Assessment

    Assessment is based on a combination of coursework and exams. The main end-of-semester exams are normally in December and May. While exams do form part of the assessment for most modules, no module is assessed exclusively by examination (usually exams account for 50 percent or less of the final grade).

  • Classroom hours

    Each module comprises 25 hours of lectures and 15 hours of tutorials. Lectures may be scheduled from 12:006:30pm or 3:3010pm, with two weeks dedicated to each module. Tutorials for the same module will be taught over three weeks and scheduled between Monday and Friday at three hours per session. Classes are conducted over three time slots: 8:30am, 12:00pm and 3:30pm.

  • Study abroad

    You can choose to study in the UK at the University of Stirling campus during your 3rd semester, where you'll be expected to complete modules equivalent to 60 credits. The experience is designed to enhance your global outlook and mind-set, and prepare you to work better in a global economy.

    The programme fee doesn't include air fares and accommodation for the exchange semester at Stirling. 

  • Contact

    Mr Aaron McIntosh, Course Director

    +44 (0) 1786 467318

For fees and funding information, please visit the Singapore Institute of Management website.

What jobs can you get with an Event Management degree?

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.

  • Employability skills

    Your employability is one of our highest priorities, and we want to make sure you have every possible advantage when you enter the job market. Our module in Professional Development and Practice places a special focus on preparing you for the workplace, and our overall focus on personal and professional development is designed to help you achieve your career ambitions.

    Your studies will equip you with skills in the following areas, plus many more:

    • Teamwork
    • Leadership
    • Communication
    • Critical evaluation
    • Research
    • Independent learning
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