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Bachelor On Campus

Events and Conventions Management

Thompson Rivers University

24 months
3660 CAD/year
822 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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You’ll study the concept of event design, the strategic event planning process, and technical logistics—gaining the management skills needed to successfully execute any special event, anywhere in the Events and Conventions Management Diploma at Thompson Rivers University.

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


The Events and Conventions Management Diploma at Thompson Rivers University  is aligned with local, regional, national and international event management organizations and opportunities. Discover a wide range of pathways to success in the event management industry:

  • Festival and event production
  • Wedding and special event planning
  • Conference management
  • Starting your own event planning company
  • Corporate incentive travel planning
  • Fundraising, sponsorship and marketing for special events
  • Volunteer management

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
  • Marketing and Customer Service

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

    3660 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1830 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    822 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 411 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Depending on no. of courses per semester

  • NAT:$411- $2,881
  • INTL: $1,830 -$11,130 

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.


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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