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 skills.
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 event and entertainment venues, 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 Director: 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.
Arts Management, IADT; Arts Business Management, Maynooth University; Event Management, TUD & Dundalk IT; Tourism and Event Management, IT Carlow.
Graduates will gain employment in music management, festival and event organising, theatre management, marketing, digital marketing, hospitality, finance, and management. Tourism and Cultural Events Management – Advanced.
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.