On this course you will acquire the knowledge and confidence to pursue a career in the dynamic and exciting Tourism Event Management industry. You will study business, marketing, entrepreneurial skills, and human resource management necessary for business and organisational careers.
You will develop the practical skills to design, plan, promote and deliver events ranging from corporate and wedding events in hospitality venues, to regional and national festivals at the forefront of Irish tourism.
Graduates in this area will gain employment in festival events and entertainment venues, theatre and music management, national and regional tourism organisations, hotels and hospitality sector, public relations, festivals, conventions, sports venues, and developing and managing one’s own business in this area
Course Coordinator: Sally Friel
European Project (Erasmus +)
Work experience is a core part of this course and students have the opportunity to apply for an overseas placement funded by the Erasmus + programme. View our European Work Experience page here.
Our students have been successfully participating in overseas placement in both Italy and Sweden for a number of years.
Course content may be revised for educational or organisational reasons.
QQI Tourism with Business 6M5012
Minimum Entry Requirements
QQI Level 5 Award in a related area
Equivalent qualifications will be accepted
Mature students are welcome to apply.
Applicant Information Meeting
All applicants will be invited to an Applicant Information Meeting.
QQI 6M5012 Tourism with Business major award leads to a broad range of opportunities in higher education including
IADT, Arts Management;
Maynooth University, Arts Business Management;
TUD and DKIT, Event Management;
SETU Carlow, Tourism and Event Management
You will develop the practical skills to design, plan, promote and deliver events ranging from corporate and wedding events in hospitality venues, to regional and national festivals.