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Postgraduate course

Graduate Certificate in Event Management

International College of Management, Sydney

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The Graduate Certificate in Event Management is designed for working professionals seeking formal qualifications as well as students who wish to develop knowledge and skills relevant to the event sector.

This postgraduate qualification is designed to expose students to contemporary event management theories, concepts and skills that are the basis of successful events across a range of economic sectors. Students will learn how to critically interpret and evaluate the impacts, trends and issues associated with event management, as well as how to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.  

Pathway to Master's

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Event Management, students may be eligible to articulate (enter) into the second trimester of the ICMS Master of Event Management or another ICMS master’s degree.

For entry into the Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (Business Analytics), Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) and Master of Business Administration (Digital Transformation), work experience is also required.

If you are aiming to articulate into a Master’s degree after successful completion of your Graduate Certificate you should check the relevant Master’s degree entry requirements.

Admission criteria

Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Successful completion of a bachelor degree (AQF 7) from an Australian higher education institution or overseas equivalent.
  • Successful completion of an overseas higher education course of at least three years duration (minimum AQF level 6 or equivalent), with a minimum credit grade average. (GPA 3.0 on a 5-point scale)
  • Successful completion of an approved Postgraduate Qualifying Program from an Australian higher education institution or overseas equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a recognised Diploma or Advanced Diploma (or equivalent as recognised by the Australian Government's qualifications recognition tool) with at least four (4) years relevant full-time work experience.
  • At least five years appropriate full-time managerial or professional experience. (Applicants must demonstrate a recognisable level of responsibility as part of their work experience. Position accountability in a range of areas such as budgeting, staffing, project management, financial management or other relevant supervisory experience should be evident in the applicant's work history. While senior levels of volunteer experience may be considered, normally the majority of the work should be in a paid, full- time capacity. Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience MUST support their application with evidence outlined in the Admissions Guidebook).
  • Successful completion of at least two award or at least two non-award subjects (at AQF Level 8 or above) from an Australian higher education institution or overseas equivalent.

Fees and charges

^ Fee listed is the indicative annual course cost for 2024. Fees are reviewed annually and subject to change.

Australian Government financial assistance

ICMS scholarships and financial assistance

Equity Scholarships through UAC

Further information

Read the full course details on the ICMS website.

Call (02) 9466 1240 or email ICMS.