MSc International Events Management

MSc International Events Management

Open to international candidates
Master all key aspects of events planning and management
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Accredited by the French Conference des Grandes Ecoles.

Master of Science
msc international events management

Presentation

The Events Industry is a dynamic and fast-growing sector that requires a specific knowledge in the Events environment, Project Management, Marketing and Financial aspects in order to be successful.

The MSc International Events Management Programme enables students to acquire the theoretical knowledge, field expertise and competencies required to take up positions in the Events sector in France or abroad.

This programme is open to motivated students wanting to thrive in the Events Industry. Thanks to its international curriculum and multicultural environment, you will increase your knowledge and develop your skills in the Events Industry while experiencing a final year full of professional experiences and meetings with industry experts.

Aude RYCHALSKI
Academic Director
Assistant Professor in Marketing

MSc International Events Management

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the events environment and its challenges
  • Identify the role of events in the marketing mix
  • Implement the stages in the management of an event project 
  • Develop key soft skills to thrive in events management 
  • Extend your expertise by putting in practice the knowledge

Strong Points

  • Partnership with professional organisations in the Events Industry: ANAé (Association des Agences de Communication Evènementielle) and Club Des Créateurs d'Evènements Grands Publics
  • A network of professionals in the Events Industry at the students disposal: Business Dating Sessions with professionals and alumni in the business 
  • A programme sponsored by a well-known professional in the industry every year (in 2016: Zdenka Conslant, Sales and Events Manager for Disneyland Business Solutions)
  • A programme accredited by national and international agencies (AACSB, BSIS, CGE)
  • Courses given entirely in English, while students are based in France in a very international environment
  • Cohorts of a manageable size with close personalised supervision
  • Being in the heart of major international events (residential seminar in Las Vegas-USA)



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The programme of the MSc International Events Management provides a 360° view of the Events Industry.

MSc International Events Management
Programme
Events Environment
  • Events Industry and Field Visits
  • Experiencing Events
  • New Concepts
Events Management
  • Project Management
  • Budget & Bidding
  • Risk and Safety Management
  • Sponsorship and Partnership
  • Sustainable Development and Management
  • HR Management
  • Fundraising
  • Legal Risks and Opportunities
Events Marketing Mix
  • Communication in Events
  • Digital and Mobile Marketing
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Sales and Negociation
  • Event Production
Professional and Personnal Development
  • Graphics - Photoshop - InDesign
  • Career Path and Field Visits
  • Fostering Creativity
  • Storytelling
  • Emotional Intelligence and Conflict Management
  • French Course
Events in Practice
  • Contest
  • Dissertation Methods
  • Junior Consultancy Project
  • Dissertation
  • Work experience

Selection based on application file and individual motivation interview.

Please apply via the on-line application procedure.

Eligibility for application

The programme is open to: 

  • Students who hold a four-year bachelor degree or equivalent

No English language test score is required for students holding a degree from an English-speaking university. For other applicants, language requirements are: TOEIC 790, IELTS 6, TOEFL 83.

Due to the covid-19 situation and the closure of some Exams Centres, we do offer the possibility for the candidate to take a Language Test online, don’t hesitate to contact us for more information : applyto@em-normandie.fr.

Admission procedure

  1. Application files submitted are reviewed with special attention paid to the seriousness of the file and the quality of the academic and/or professional profile.
  2. Shortlisted candidates are invited for an interview via Skype with a Head of Academic Programme. This interview helps clarify the applicants profile, their projects, their objectives. The final admission decision (offered or denied admission) is communicated a few days after this interview.
  3. Admitted candidates are notified formally and invited to make a down payment, later on deducted from the  tuition fees. This initial payment confirms the candidate's seat in the programme and an unconditional letter of admission is then issued.

In order for our students to benefit from optimal learning conditions, places in our programmes are limited. The number of remaining places is reviewed after each admission session. Whenever a cohort is full, admissions for the programme are closed.

The application deadline for the 2020-2021 admission session is 15 July 2020.

In addition to the EM Normandy application form, international candidates must approach their local Campus France office to facilitate the process of obtaining their visa.Once the down payment has been received, the School will help International students with their visa procedures and search for accommodation.

handicap

EM Normandie is easily accessible by disabled persons and will adapt its welcome schemes to match specific situations.
If you are disabled, please contact
pole.diversite@em‑normandie.fr

General information about the employment market

Since 2017, the Events Industry has seen increased demand for business seminars, conferences, conventions, etc. The scope of these events explains their success and the market’s vibrancy. As a result, the Events Industry is recruiting people who can handle projects from strategy all the way to production.

Career Prospects

Positions in Events: Events Communication and Marketing Agencies, actors of Events Services (design, Logistics, Convention Centres,...), Communication Departments:

  • Head of Events Projects in Agencies, Hotels, Convention Centres
  • Head of Event Communication
  • Head of Media Relations
  • Customer Executive - Business Developer... 

Graduate employment data based on 2019 employability survey

  • 96% net employment rate
  • 50% in executive employment
  • 70% on permanent contracts
  • 67% of graduates found a job before graduation, 78% within 2 months.
  • Average gross annual salary including bonuses for the last 4 Master’s year groups: €35K

Examples of companies where our Graduates work

MSc International events

Tuition Fees for 2020-2021

  • MSc International Events Management : €13,500
  • €50 charged to candidates in order to study their profile
  • As from September 2020, you will pay a €92 contribution to CEVC  (Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus) by connecting to https://cvec.etudiant.gouv.fr/
  • €575 membership fee for Association Alumni EM Normandie, which will give you access to all their services and a life membership (not compulsory).

Fundings

Various options are offered to students to fund their studies: 

  • Grants: Campus France
  • Paid student jobs offered by the School’s Junior Enterprise and Jobs Services

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