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Study Tourism and Event Design and Management at Flinders University



GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN TOURISM

(FESTIVAL & EVENT DESIGN & MANAGEMENT)



The Graduate Certificate in Tourism (Festival and Event Design and Management) provides solid grounding and experience in all aspects of festival and event design and management and is specifically designed for people whose employment requires them to have in-depth involvement and knowledge about managing large events. It is particularly valuable for local councils, schools, churches and businesses which host events to which they invite members of the public.

The Festival and Event Design and Management course has proved very successful and is the only one of its kind to be endorsed by the South Australian Tourism Commission and Events South Australia. A measure of its success is the increasing number of interstate and overseas enquiries the University is receiving about the course.

The 18 unit award is offered on campus through a series of workshops and can be completed within one semester or taken over a longer period of time.  It is an articulated program offered by the Tourism Department and taught by Dr. Steve Brown, Head of Tourism, along with a number of experienced industry lecturers who are experts in the area in which they teach.

The program begins with an overview of the whole complexity of festival and event management, continues by delving deeper into the areas of design, marketing and evaluation of events and goes on to deal with legal, environmental and access issues, risk management, production management, event staging and financial management.

PROGRAM OF STUDY

Students normally take one of two possible paths to gain the 18 units to complete this award.

If students have already gained a degree they may enrol for the Graduate Certificate in Tourism (Festival and Event Design and Management) and complete the following topics in three x three day workshops, namely:

TOUR8111 Essentials of Festival and Event Design and Management (4.5 units)

TOUR8112 Festival and Event Design and Management Practice A (4.5 units)

TOUR8113 Festival and Event Design and Management Practice B (4.5 units)

TOUR8121 Applied Festival and Event Design and Management (4.5 units)

TOUR8122 Festival and Event Design (4.5 units)

 The cost is $1350.00 for each three day workshop.

Eligible Australian Students may defer payment to tax through the new Postgraduate Education Loans Scheme (PELS).  Alternatively students can apply to do the Professional Development Workshops offered by Tourism....

(1) Introduction to Festival and Event Design and Management (1 day workshop, no assessment) The Cost for the workshop is $308 including GST.

(2) The Industry Certificate in Festival and Event Design and Management (2 day workshop, assessed) The cost is $616 including GST.

On successful completion of these workshops students may seek to obtain credit transfer for the work completed (6 units) and, if successful, proceed to enrol in the postgraduate topics as above.

Further Information is available by contacting the Admissions Office of the University or the Bachelor of Arts Office, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide SA 5001.

Initial enquiries may be directed to Kerry Ludwig by telephone on 8201 3200, fax on 8201 3845 or by email on Kerry.ludwig@flinders.edu.au

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Flinders University: Adelaide, Australia

Bachelor of Arts Office

 Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide SA 5001

Tel 618 8201 3200

 Fax 618 8201 3845

E Mail:

Kerry.ludwig@flinders.edu.au

Web:

www.flinders.edu.au/