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Diploma in Event Management

Diploma in Event Management

Dip. (Event Management)

SAQA ID 93877

This programme is offered by Boston City Campus & Business College Head Office in the distance education mode, with all other Boston City Campus & Business Colleges operating as Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus & Business College branch countrywide. 

Download the Fact Sheet for additional, detailed programme information.

YEAR ONE MODULES

Semester A

  • Computer Literacy
  • Academic Literacy
  • Event Management 1
  • Marketing Management 1

Semester B

  • Computer Literacy Advanced
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Integrated Marketing Communication 1
  • Business Management 1

YEAR TWO MODULES

Semester A

  • Event Management 2
  • Marketing Management 2
  • Public Relations 1
  • Digital Practice: e-Marketing

Semester B

  • Entrepreneurship 2
  • Hospitality Management Practice
  • Business Ethics
  • Hospitality Law

YEAR THREE MODULES

Semester A

  • Event Management 3
  • Marketing Management 3
  • Project Management
  • Applied Research Methods

Semester B

  • Financial Management for Marketers
  • Public Relations 2
  • Computerised Project Management
  • Work Integrated Learning

ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES

Various Assessment Strategies (ASC, ASW, AS1 to AS5) are used throughout the modules in the programme. For example, AS3 is predominately applied in this programme and consists of a

Formative Assessment (FA1), also known as an assignment or test, which count forty percent (40%) towards the overall mark.

Summative Assessments in the form of a final exam or capstone project (SA1), count fifty percent (50%), and a research or reflective essay (SA2) count ten percent (10%) towards the overall mark.

No supplementary assessment is provided for FA1. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for SA1 and SA2 respectively, which will be charged for. Please consult the Fact Sheet and Student Rulebook for additional, detailed programme information.

DURATION

Based on the credits and notional hours of this qualification, the minimum duration is six (6) semesters over a period of three (3) years, and the maximum duration is nine (9) years.

OUTCOMES

On completion of the programme graduates will have the necessary knowledge and practical skills required to:

  • Operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
  • Apply general business and marketing principles to hospitality and event management and interpret economic realities of local and global communities.
  • Manage financial and technology resources in organisations.
  • Analyse data, marketing information and performance of hospitality events.
  • Demonstrate entrepreneurial and project management skills.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

National Senior Certificate (NSC), with English passed with endorsement for admission to Diploma study; or National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)), with English passed with endorsement for admission to Diploma study; or prior to 2009, Senior Certificate with English as one of the modules passed.

A number of post school qualifications may be used for admission and/or advanced placement into the diploma programme with due regard for the 50% credit transfer rule and guidelines of progression and articulation. For example, a Higher Certificate, NQF (HEQSF) Level 5, minimum Credits 120; or a Certificate, NQF (OQSF) Level 5, minimum Credits 120.

PROGRAMME CATEGORY

BOSTON HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMME

On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Diploma in Event Management SAQA ID 93877, NQF L6, minimum 374 credits from Boston City Campus & Business College.

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.