Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management

Southern Cross University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 082689E

Level of study: Undergraduate


If you love the challenge of complex logistics and the buzz of bringing creative ideas to life, convention and event management offers a range of exciting careers.

This course thoroughly prepares you for roles in this dynamic industry. You'll study planning, marketing and management strategies, developing the skills you'll need to organise and run corporate events, conventions, meetings, festivals, music performances and many other events.

With our close ties to the tourism, hospitality and events industries, you'll also complete a 14-week internship that will provide invaluable experience for a career in Australia and abroad.

Graduates undertake a variety of professional positions such as event planning, conference organisation, concert production, festival direction, talent management, and sponsorship coordination.

Major areas of study

While the course has no majors, students study areas including festival and special events planning; event operations management; facility and risk management; production planning and management; and convention and exhibition planning. The course has a strong focus on the convention, conferencing and event industries.

Career opportunities

Professional positions in conference organisation, trade fair and exhibition development, event or destination marketing, corporate meeting planning, event and concert production, festival direction, event planning, and/or sponsorship coordination.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 26,800 Per Year Read more3,350 per unit
Start date: 01 March 2021
05 July 2021
01 November 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time

Gold Coast Campus

Southern Cross Drive
Gold Coast Queensland 4225

Entry criteria

For undergraduate degrees, the required entry score uses the Australian Year 12 qualification.

Academic scores may vary from country by country.

Applicants must have IELTS - 6.0 with no band less than 5.5; CPE - 52; CAE - 52; TOEFL PBT - 550 min 4.5 (TWE); TOEFL iBT- 60 with no less than 17 in writing & speaking, no less than 11 in reading & listening; PTE - 50 with no communicative score less than 46; ISPLR - 3+ or better in all 4 skills; CEFR - B2.


Southern Cross University
Lismore Campus
Military Road North Coast New South Wales 2480