Stow College

Events Management: HNC/HND

Stow College
In Glasgow

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Typology HNC
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
Duration 2 Years
  • HNC
  • Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This course is for those who would like to pursue a career in the management of events particularly within the Music Industry. The course covers a wide range of subjects and competencies ensuring candidates acquire the requisite skills to work in the Events Industry. This would include the Music Industry, Special Events, Corporate Events, Conferences, Exhibitions and much more. In addition to college-based learning, candidates may have the opportunity of gaining valuable, hands-on industry experience by undertaking a work placement.

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Government funding available

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Location

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Glasgow
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43 Shamrock Street, G4 9LD

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On request

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· Requirements

By interview and presentation. All candidates will be required to give a presentation (topic given in advance) before being interviewed. Preferably 2 Higher grade passes (bands A-C). Candidates must be able to demonstrate good communication skills. Alternatively, an appropriate range of SQA NC modules (or equivalent) supported by relevant work experience will be considered.

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Course programme



Events Management: HNC/HND

Course Description
This course is for those who would like to pursue a career in the management of events particularly within the Music Industry. The course covers a wide range of subjects and competencies ensuring candidates acquire the requisite skills to work in the Events Industry. This would include the Music Industry, Special Events, Corporate Events, Conferences, Exhibitions and much more. In addition to college-based learning, candidates may have the opportunity of gaining valuable, hands-on industry experience by undertaking a work placement.

Preferred Entry Requirements
By interview and presentation. All candidates will be required to give a presentation (topic given in advance) before being interviewed. Preferably 2 Higher grade passes (bands A-C). Candidates must be able to demonstrate good communication skills. Alternatively, an appropriate range of SQA NC modules (or equivalent) supported by relevant work experience will be considered.

Course Duration
Course Duration: HNC: 1 academic year HND: 2 academic years
Start Date: Aug-09
End Date: Jun-10 (HNC) Jun-11 (HND)
Hours per week: 18 hours

Course Content
Event Organisation; Event Applications, Managing An Event, Event Budgeting & Funding; Event Legislation: Safety and Licensing, Live Performance Management; Administration and Management; Event Legislation; Business and Venture Planning; Managing Financial/Human Resources; ICT; Event Marketing.

Progression
Successful completion of the HNC will give articulation to the HND and then potential Progression to a Degree programme. Alternatively, candidates could seek employment in many branches of the very varied Events Industry or within the Music Industry.

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