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Bachelor On Campus

Events and Conventions Management

Thompson Rivers University

24 months
Duration
18354 CAD/year
5498 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Events and Conventions Management Diploma at Thompson Rivers University provides a practical overview of the functions, skills and knowledge required to successfully plan, organize, manage, promote and evaluate a festival, convention, trade show or special event.

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Overview

Event management is one of the fastest growing and dynamic segments of the Canadian tourism industry. Our graduates from Events and Conventions Management Diploma at Thompson Rivers University  work in a diverse range of roles including with Shambhala Music Festival, Live Nation Concerts, the Vancouver Convention Centre and Sun Peaks Resort.

Careers

Employment opportunities exist within corporations, associations, hotels and resorts, convention centres, municipal convention and visitors' bureaus, and destination management companies. As well, there are opportunities for graduates with entrepreneurial spirit to start their own businesS.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Business, Professional and Academic Composition
  • The World of Events
  • Finite Math with Applications 
  • Organizational Leadership in Tourism
  • Financial Accounting
  • Catering and Service Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Staging Special Events

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Limited admission

    Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status
  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)
  • Foundations of Mathematics 11 or Pre-calculus 11 or Foundations of Mathematics 12 with a minimum C (or equivalent)

Note: Students with Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ will be exempt from MATH 1100 and must make up the credits with an elective of their choice.

Technological requirements

Computer Skills

  • If students entering the program have little or no experience using computers, they are advised to take an introductory computer course that familiarizes them with Microsoft application software.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18354 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9177 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    5498 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2749 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Kamloops

1240 - 1930 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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