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Event Planning

Fanshawe College

24 months
15695 CAD/year
4015 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Event Planning program of Fanshawe College provides you with hands-on learning opportunities, preparing you to manage events from choosing the venue, reviewing contracts, to the finer details of guest lists, decor, marketing, and sponsorship.


Get the skills and experience you need to succeed in event planning

In the Event Planning program of Fanshawe College, you will learn skills in project management, event and communications technology, marketing, food and beverage hosting and management, customer relations, event execution, and more. Our small class sizes offer a collaborative environment where you can develop a strong connection with faculty, peers and industry partners.

With a focus on practical event experiences, you’ll apply your knowledge planning and executing fundraising events, including a final capstone project. You will also participate in various multi-disciplinary event projects with students in other programs, and gain valuable work experience in a semester-long co-op.

The program enjoys strong ties to the event management community providing an opportunity for students to collaborate and network with a variety of community partners through field trips to events, destinations, and guest lectures. Upon graduation, students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills for an event planning career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Event Management
  • Technology for Hospitality
  • Event Sales & Service
  • Sports & Festivals
  • Food Service & Catering
  • Weddings & Occasions

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you are an international student, contact our International department to learn about timelines for international applicants.


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH any Grade 12 English (C) or (U), any Grade 11 Mathematics (C), (U), or (M)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE)
  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) AND any Grade 11 Mathematics (C), (U), or (M)
  • Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15695 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31390 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    4015 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8031 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.


  • Canadian students: $7,496 per full programme


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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