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Event Management, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Dublin, Ireland
The American College Dublin offers a four-year degree in Event Management, awarded under the institution’s American accreditation with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. 
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The degree can also be taken on an accelerated track, which allows the student to complete the programme in three years by taking the internship components (normally taken in the second and third years) during summer semesters. The degree provides a sound foundation of business courses in the first year, and thereafter offers a well-rounded selection of general education classes, two event management internships and a range of courses focusing on the essential elements of event management and its related fields in the international business, hospitality management and tourism disciplines. In the course of the final year the student also completes an event management research project.

Graduates of the BA in Event Management from American College Dublin will be well prepared for employment in a variety of event management concerns. The programme also serves as an effective platform for successful participation in a variety of graduate business programmes.

Career Skills

Along with academic knowledge that students receive throughout the duration of their chosen subject, students will also acquire and develop transferable career skills from their degree discipline. These skills along with potential career paths are provided below to give you a well-rounded view of what the course has to offer.

These skills include:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Sales and marketing skills
  • Finance and accounting skills
  • Management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Time management skills
  • Event design
  • Enterprise and strategy
  • Event finance and practice

Graduates of BA in Event Management will find employment in a diverse range of careers including the following:

  • Festival co-ordination
  • Corporate conference and convention management
  • Sports management
  • Meetings and exhibitions planners
  • Events entrepreneurs
  • Cultural and local event executives
  • Charity events coordinators
  • Marketing, tourism and PR careers.

The programme also serves as an effective platform for participation in a variety of postgraduate business programmes such as an Masters of Business in International Business.


Accreditation with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    There is a late application procedure until 1 May. Students are advised to apply well in advance of the deadlines.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to management
  • Microeconomics
  • Accounting 
  • Principles of marketing
  • Business computing
  • Organizational behaviour
  • Macroeconomics
  • Accounting 
  • Business law or International law
  • Probability and Statistics

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Every student who has taken examinations in an EU member state is expected to have completed mathematics and English in his or her final year. 
  • Applicants are required to have graduated from high school at a standard that satisfies the institution that they have a strong likelihood of being able to complete the program of study for which they have applied. 
  • Applicants still in high school must provide evidence from high school transcripts and / or report cards that suggest a likelihood to graduate from high school; conditional acceptance is granted pending the completion of the applicant’s senior high school year. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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