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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Festival and Event Management (Top-Up)

Edinburgh Napier University


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Overview

Introduction

This programme is designed to provide students with a coherent and vocationally relevant curriculum that will equip them for a career in festival and event management and related service sectors. Students will be equipped with a good understanding of general business and management skills to become an effective manager of people and resources. Students will develop the ability to apply appropriate theories and concepts of festival and event management, and associated disciplines, to practical situations. Upon graduation, students will be well placed to make an effective and valuable contribution to an organisation’s operation and development.



Accolades

  


Professional Accreditation

Accredited by the Institute of Hospitality for Entry Level Management, with Eligibility for Associate Membership

The Institute of Hospitality is a professional body for aspiring managers working and studying in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry. Its reputation as an organisation promoting quality standards and education has grown in its 70-year history and now, has membership spanning more than 100 countries around the globe.

Members of the Institute of Hospitality will benefit in their professional and career development, whilst the Institute continues to improve and promote industry and management standards into the 21st century. Student can also benefit from having access to the Institute’s online learning resources.

 

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

Full-time pathway:
This programme can be completed in 12 months*.

Part-time pathway:
This programme can be completed in 16 months*.

*Advanced standing may be granted for applicants with relevant diplomas/advanced diplomas.


Programme Structure

Students will be required to complete the following:

  • 6 modules each in Year 2 and 3

 

Full-time

Bachelor of Arts

Trimester

1*

2

3

4

No. of modules

3 mods

3 mods

3 mods

3 mods

Academic Year

Academic Year 2

Academic Year 3

Calendar Year

←-----1 Calendar Year-----→

4 months

 

Honours Year

Trimester

5

6

No. of modules

2 modules

2 modules

Dissertation

 Academic Year

Academic Year 4

 Calendar Year

←---------------8 months----------------→

 

Part-time

Bachelor of Arts

Trimester

1*

2*

3

4

5

6

No. of modules

2 mods

2 mods

2 mods

2 mods

2 mods

2 mods

 Academic Year

Academic Year 2

Academic Year 3

 Calendar Year

←---1 Calendar Year---→

←-----1 Calendar Year-----→

 

Honours Year 

Trimester

7

8

9

No. of modules

4 mods + Dissertation

 Academic Year

Academic Year 4

 Calendar Year

←---------------1 Calendar Year---------------→

 

*Exemptions will be granted for PSB Academy Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management holders or equivalent.


Assessment and Examination

Modules are assessed by a mixture of examinations, written course work and presentations.


Programme Outline

Programme Modules Academic Year
Business and Management Challenges 2
Customer Service and Care 2
Facilities Planning for Hospitality, Tourism and Events 2
Impacts of Festivals and Events 2
Conference Management 2
Visitor Attraction Management 2
Planning and Public Policy for Festivals and Events 3
Event Management 3
Service Management 3
Transport for Tourism 3
Sports Event Tourism 3
Hospitality Supervision and Training Skills 3
Leadership & Innovation for Tourism Hospitality & Events 4
International Festival and Events Environments 4
Contemporary Issues in Hospitality, Tourism & Events 4
Business Tourism 4
Dissertation 4


Intakes

Full-time and Part-time: March, July and October

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Full-time/Part-time: 288 hours

Maximum Candidature Period

There is no formal maximum period in which a student must complete their programme of study. But there is flexibility within our regulations to extend the period of study based upon each students individual requirements - our regulations allow students to suspend their study for up to 2 academic years in exceptional circumstances.

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within PSB Academy campus.  

Some modules may be delivered by our university partners’ teaching staff in an intensive block mode.

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

Entry to Level 8 (SCQF):

  • PSB Academy’s Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality Management, or equivalent

Entry to Level 9 (SCQF):

  • Local Polytechnic Diploma; OR  
  • Advanced Diploma or equivalent from a recognised institution in a related discipline

English Proficiency Level


All applications are subject to approval by Edinburgh Napier University.


International Student Admission

Fees

Local & International Students

Programme Fees

2 Years Programme (Year 2 & 3)
Eligible for:

  • PSB Academy Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • or equivalent
S$12,198.00* - S$24,396

1 Year Programme (Year 3)
Eligible for:

  • Local Polytechnic Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma
  • or equivalent
S$12,198.00*


Singaporean/PR graduates of PSB Academy are entitled fee rebates for subsequent programmes. For more information, please complete the Enquiry Form and we will be in touch with you soon.

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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Financial Aid / Available Grants

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Local Applicants

International Applicants