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Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Event Management with Public Relations

Four-year honours degree, based at GMIT Galway campus. Includes a 30 week work placement.

Discipline: Events & PR

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Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 8

Programme Duration: Four years

Mode of Study: Full time

Application Route: Apply through the CAO

Places: 60

CAO Round 1 Points: 200 (2020)

Why Study?

The aim of this course is to provide relevant, professional education for students on all aspects of the planning, marketing and management of events and public relations programmes in this multifaceted industry

Programme Modules

Year 1



French (PDF 302KB); Gaeilge (PDF 305KB); German (PDF 309KB); Information Technology Comprehensive (PDF 300KB); Information Technology Introductory (PDF 301KB); Spanish(PDF 306KB); Sports Event Management (PDF 302KB); Wedding Planning (PDF 300KB)

Year 2 



Employment Law (PDF 305KB); French 2A (PDF 300KB); French 2B (PDF 300KB); Gaeilge 2A (PDF 305KB); Gaeilge 2B (PDF 306KB); German 2A (PDF 311KB); German 2B (PDF 314KB); Multimedia Applications (PDF 303KB); Spanish 2A (PDF 305KB); Spanish 2B (PDF 306KB); Wedding Planning (PDF 300KB)

Years 3 



Digital Media Technologies (PDF 302KB); French (PDF 299KB); Gaeilge (PDF 307KB); German (PDF 310KB); Multimedia Applications (PDF 304KB); Spanish (PDF 308KB)


Year 4



Destination & Resort Management (PDF 304KB) E-Commerce & Website Development & Integration (PDF 300KB); Ethics & Governance (PDF 304KB); Festival & Event Management (PDF 307KB); French 4A (PDF 297KB); French 4B (PDF 299KB); Gaeilge 4A (PDF 315KB); Gaeilge 4B (PDF 306KB; German 4A (PDF 309KB); German 4B (PDF 310KB); Management Accounting & Performance Mangement & Decision Making (PDF 310K); Spanish 4A (PDF 306KB); Spanish 4B (PDF 314KB) Sustainable Hospitality & Tourism Management (PDF 310KB); Web Design & Development (PDF 304KB)


Career Opportunities

Graduates can expect to find employment in a variety of event, PR and entertainment enterprises including:

  • Conference and convention centres
  • Charitable non-profit organisations
  • National and regional tourism organisations
  • Hotels
  • Public relations firms
  • Event management agencies
  • Sports and leisure centres
  • Community development organisations
  • Arts and music festivals
  • Multinational companies
  • Public sector organisations

Post-graduate Studies: 

GMIT honours (Level 8) qualifications are recognised worldwide for postgraduate entry.

GMIT is currently developing two postgraduate awards, please contact us for further details.

Contact Us

Tomas Mangan
Programme Chair
Tel: +353 91 742303


Jacinta Dalton
Head of Department of Culinary Arts & Services Industries
Email: Jacinta Dalton
Phone: +353 (0)91 742320