24 months
Duration
572 CAD/credit 15444 CAD/year
152 CAD/credit 4104 CAD/year
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About

Students of the Managing Festivals and Events program from Thompson Rivers University will gain a foundation of basic knowledge and skills for working in the general field of tourism, as well as developing more specialized knowledge and skills relevant to event and festival planning and management. 

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Overview

In the first year of the Managing Festivals and Events program from Thompson Rivers University , they will gain an overview of the industry; demonstrate understanding of issues fundamental in tourism planning, marketing, and service provision; and gain an awareness of central issues related to tourism’s engagement with culture and the natural environment, as well as exploring the experiential dimensions of this phenomenon. In the second, specialized year, they will master research skills; gain competencies relevant for creating, designing, operating, and evaluating events and festivals; and develop an understanding of the place of festivals and events within the larger tourism field and within contemporary culture.

Careers

Employment opportunities are similar to those for graduates of our existing concentration in Festivals and Events in our Bachelor of Tourism Management (BTM) program. Our BTM has a good employment success rate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Business, Professional and Academic Composition
  • Marketing and Customer Service
  • Environmental Issues in Tourism
  • Tourism Policy and Planning
  • Research in Tourism
  • Culture and Place

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

54 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree from any discipline
Students who have completed their studies in a country where English is not an official language will be required to provide proof of English language proficiency. This can be achieved by meeting one of the following:
  • TOEFL minimum of 570 (paper-based with a TWE 4.5) or 88 (iBT) with no section below 20
  • IELTS Min overall score of 6.5 with no subtest score below 6.0
  • MELAB with a minimum of 8
  • CAEL – Minimum overall score of 70 with no subtest below 60
  • Accuplacer
  • ESAL 0570 and ESAL 0580 with a minimum grade of C+ in both

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15444 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 572 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    4104 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 152 CAD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Kamloops

1240 - 1930 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Managing Festivals and Events
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