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GA376
Event Management with Public Relations

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3 Years
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The aim of this award 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. Upon completion of exams in year two, students undertake an accredited thirty week industrial placement. If students are considering an international career, the college would encourage students to study an international language. 

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GA376 - Event Management with Public Relations
GMIT - Galway-Mayo IT

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GA376 - Event Management with Public Relations
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Graduates with this qualification 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



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