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Diploma in Integrated Events & Project Management
(DEPM) S50
School of Architecture & the Built Environment (ABE)

It's never a dull day in the life of an event or project manager. The Diploma in Integrated Events & Project Management (DEPM) course trains you to be a professional in the rapidly growing events management industry which grossed more than $3 billion in revenue in recent years. You are given authentic experience through opportunities to birth, plan and execute live events with our various industry partners.

In view of the diverse range of events and the skills required, students will be trained with a combination of event management skills, business management skills and technical skills. These include event creation and branding, event marketing and promotion, public relations, logistics, materials, costing and budgeting, audio visual systems, procurement, project management, industry specific IT applications, and more.

What makes the DEPM special?

Authentic learning through planning and managing:

  • School events
  • Industry-linked projects such as Sentosa 4D Adventureland Halloween event, CNB Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign, *SCAPE Countdown Party and Changi Airport Max Parade
  • A 22-week internship programme with overseas exposure opportunities
  • Site visits and overseas trips

Applicants must obtain:

i) the following GCE 'O' Level grades at not more than two sittings and

ii) 26 points or better for the net ELR2B2 aggregate score (i.e. English Language, 2 relevant subjects and best 2 other subjects, including CCA Bonus points)

Aggregate Type: ELR2B2-C
Subject Grade

a) English Language

1 - 7

b) Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)

1 - 6

c) Any two other subjects:

1 - 6

Note:

To be eligible for admission, you must also have sat for one of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Studies
  • Creative 3D Animation
  • Design & Technology
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Fundamentals of Electronics
  • Physics
  • Science (Chemistry, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry)


 

The Diploma in Integrated Events & Project Management is a three-year full-time programme.

First Year

  • Law I
  • Event Materials and Decoration
  • IT Application for Events I
  • Event Experience
  • Audio Visual Systems
  • Economics
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Design, Drawings and CADD
  • Principles of Management
  • Food and Beverages
  • Event Creation & Market Research
  • Communicating for Personal and Team Effectiveness
  • General Education 1
  • General Education 2

Second Year

  • Logistics and Site Operations
  • Accounts and Finance
  • IT Applications for Events II
  • Law II
  • Integrated Project
  • Event Facilities Construction
  • Project Management
  • Environmental Safety & Health
  • Public Relations
  • MICE Management
  • Communicating for Project (Report) Effectiveness
  • Social Innovation Project or Overseas Social Innovation Project
  • General Education 3

Third Year

  • Event Budgeting and Control
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Cross Culture Studies
  • Internship Programme
  • Venue and Facilities Management
  • Event Tourism and Leisure
  • Resource Procurement and Negotiation
  • Communicating for Professional Effectiveness

Career Options:

  • Event Manager / Executive
  • Operations/Project Manager / Executive
  • Client Experience Manager / Executive
  • Event Marketing & Sales Manager / Executive
  • Conference Manager / Executive
  • Exhibition Manager / Executive
  • Sponsorship Sales Manager / Executive

Further Studies:

You can gain entry to relevant degree courses in local and overseas universities. Overseas universities normally grant our graduates at least one year of exemption from their three-year courses.