Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event ManagementBachelors Degree
|Graduate Attribute||Course Learning Outcome|
Make decisions and exercise judgement in relation to business event and special event management
Review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge in convention and event management
Demonstrate creative, strategic and critical thinking with highly developed problem-solving skills
Demonstrate an understanding of ethical standards and professionalism
Evaluate issues with reference to sound ethical framework/s and sustainable practices
Act with integrity and responsibility in professional practice
|Knowledge of a discipline|
Demonstrate substantial knowledge business event and special event management within both local and international contexts
Have a deep understanding of those skills relevant to working and managing in convention and event settings
Demonstrate independent learning skills, reflection in practice, and information literacy skills for lifelong learning
Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
|Communication and social skills|
Communicate clearly, coherently and effectively, and be self-aware and empathetic
Demonstrate understanding of team dynamics and the ability to be effective team members
Demonstrate sensitivity and respect for cultural diversity and the relationship between people in a range of professional and community contexts
Demonstrate awareness of the cultural, environmental and economic impacts of business event and special event management
An internship program, which counts as four core units of the degree, provides students with a block of practical workplace experience during their final study session in a hospitality, event or tourism organisation in Australia or overseas.
While the course has no majors, students study areas including festival and special events planning; event operations management; facility and risk management; production planning and management; and convention and exhibition planning. The course has a strong focus on the convention, conferencing and event industries.
|Location||Teaching period||UAC code||QTAC code|
|Gold Coast||Session 1 , Session 2 , Session 3||334460||054461|
|Online||Session 1 , Session 2 , Session 3||N/A||N/A|
We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.
Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.
To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management, a candidate shall successfully complete twenty-four (24) units (288 credit points) comprising:
- all units listed in Part A (First year core units);
- all units listed in Part B (Second and Third year core units); and
- eight (8) units from Part C; or
- six (6) units from Part C and two (2) elective units from the University-wide offerings.
To be eligible for the award of Associate Degree of Business in Convention and Event Management a candidate shall successfully complete sixteen (16) units (192 credit points) comprising:
- all units listed in Part A; and
- eight (8) units from either Part B and/or Part C.
- A candidate who, while enrolled in the Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management, may elect to be awarded the Associate Degree of Business in Convention and Event Management following withdrawal from the Bachelor Degree.
Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.
Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.
MNG73005 - Internship A and MNG73006 - Internship B are both double-weighted units that are usually completed over a 14-week (450 hours) period after the completion of a minimum of 16 units including MNG10476 - Professional Development for the Workplace. All internship placements must be approved by the Work Integrated Learning Coordinator, prior to commencement.
These units allow students to undertake an international exchange usually in their 2nd year of study. Interested students must seek advice on how exchange units may correspond to their course structure before applying through the International Office.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Level of learning||Notes|
First Year Core Units
|COM00207||Communication in Organisations||Introductory|
|SOY00411||Tourism Theories and Practices||Introductory|
|LAW00150||Introduction to Business Law||Introductory|
|MNG00441||Hospitality Services Management||Introductory|
|ACC10707||Accounting and Finance for Business||Introductory|
|ECO10250||Economics for Decision Making||Introductory|
2nd and 3rd Year Core Units
|MNG10714||The Human Resource Management Expert Practitioner||Intermediate|
|MNG10476||Professional Development for the Workplace||Intermediate|
|MNG10720||Research for Business and Tourism||Advanced|
|MNG73005||Internship A||Advanced||Note 1|
|MNG73006||Internship B||Advanced||Note 1|