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MGW3100 - Festival and event management

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Warwick Frost


Berwick Second semester 2007 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2007 (Day)


This unit considers festivals and events as important and growing sectors of the tourism industry. Major topics include the nature, scale and scope of festivals and events, their economic impact and the importance of research and planning for their successful operation. Consideration is given to their social and environmental impacts and strategies for minimising any negative effects


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Two assignments (each 2500 words): 60% Examination (2 hours): 40%

Contact hours

3 hour class contact


72 credit points of study