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Module Title
Critical Approaches To Cultural Studies

Keywords
Event Management, Project Management

ReferenceBS4999
SCQF LevelSCQF 10
SCQF Points15
ECTS Points7.5
CreatedDecember 2012
ApprovedMay 2013
Amended
Version No.1


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Prerequisites for Module

None.

Corequisite Modules

None.

Precluded Modules

None.

Aims of Module

The aim of this module to give students an opportunity to demonstrate their complete understanding of the practical aspects of event management via the planning, delivery and evaluation of a live charitable event.

Learning Outcomes for Module

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:

1. Demonstrate an ability to critically evaluate the feasibility of event concepts and develop comprehensive proposals from such processes.
2. Demonstrate a critical understanding of appropriate professional practices and actions via the production and management of a live event.
3. Demonstrate an ability to critically reflect upon their own professional practice and that of others in a live project setting.

Indicative Module Content

event management, event design, event marketing, event finance, event project management, event logistics, event delivery, event evaluation, event sponsorship, reflective practice

Indicative Student Workload

Contact Hours

Full Time
Mentoring
12
Supervision
12
Tutorials
6

Directed Study

 

48

Private Study

 

222

Mode of Delivery

This module is primarily student led, with students receiving supervision from both an academic mentor and an industry-based specialist.

Assessment Plan

Learning Outcomes Assessed
Component 1 1,2,3

Portfolio. Students will undertake 4 pieces of work: a proposal, delivery of a live event, production of a handover document and an individual reflective piece. The final grade will be allocated using an aggregated marking scheme.

Indicative Bibliography

1.BOWDIN, G.A.J., et al. 2011. Events management. 3rd ed. Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann. ebook
2.EVENTSCOTLAND, 2006. Events management: a practical guide. Edinburgh: EventScotland.
3.SHONE, A., and PARRY, B., 2010. Successful event management: a practical handbook. 3rd ed. London: Thomson Learning.


 

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