Bachelor of Business (Event Management)

Victoria University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 092944A

Level of study: Undergraduate


Get ahead in the fast-paced world of business and make an impact on a local or international level.

VU's Bachelor of Business gives you the knowledge, skills and professional development to succeed in the constantly changing global business workforce. In your first year, you'll develop a solid foundation in core business studies, followed by a choice of majors from 13 specialty business areas.

This challenging and engaging course will improve your intellectual, analytical, organisational and interpersonal skills. VU's strong industry links, workplace learning opportunities and industry-expert lecturers will also help you to graduate work-ready.

Our Bachelor of Business can lead to opportunities all around the world. VU's extensive network of local and international partnerships, overseas exchange programs, and our mix of students from across the globe will help you grow an international network of contacts – expanding your global career opportunities well into the future.

The Bachelor of Business allows you to tailor your learning to your needs.

Event Management

Major in Event Management to develop key insights into the events sector and gain the skills to create, manage and market events that make an impact.

After developing a solid grounding in business in your first year, customize your degree with a major in Event Management.

This major provides a set of integrated units to develop a theoretical and practical understanding of the events sector. It builds on the minor in Events Management to equip students with the knowledge and skills to be successful in the planning, management, implementation and evaluation of event services and experiences. Graduates will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to enter the events sector after undertaking a range of studies that will allow then to apply both theoretical and operational knowledge whilst acting with integrity.

The major includes capstone units that provide students with the opportunity to draw on their prior learning in the course and further develop the capacity to apply this learning in new contexts. Strong connections exist to the events industry, offering volunteering, working and networking opportunities to assist students in getting a head start. The Bachelor of Business with a major in Events Management has for over 15 years produced industry leading graduates who have honed solid business and operational skills, and real-life working experience gained through a mandatory work-integrated learning unit.

Launch your career on the local or international business stage within:

  • events coordination
  • conference coordination
  • fundraising & sponsorship
  • exhibitions
  • marketing and public relations
  • account management.

You'll gain both a theoretical and practical understanding of events, including:

  • event creation and design
  • live performance management
  • business events
  • sustainable operations.

Nationally recognised and endorsed by industry, this event management major is supported by a compulsory work-integrated learning unit. This is a unique opportunity to hone your professional development skills and gain valuable contacts and experience.

Careers in business

Graduating with a degree in Business from VU will put you ahead of the game. Focus your studies in one of our specializations and learn fundamental skills you can apply in any sector.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
29,000 Per Year
Read more14,500 per semester
01 Aug 2022 3 years
Full time
Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011

Entry criteria

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent). OR: Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent). OR: Completion of a Foundation course or equivalent.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)

TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67 (Listening 12, Speaking 18, Reading 15, Writing 21)

Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50 (no section score less than 50)

University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169.

VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 4): achieved.


Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
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