RECN 640

Events and Festivals: Contexts and Concepts

Course overview

You’ll study the characteristics of the event and festival sector and look at the external environments that impact on events and festivals on a scale from local to global.

Course information

Credits 20
Domestic fees $1,356.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Describe and evaluate event and festival forms, scales and characteristics.
  2. Identify and critically analyse the rationale and impact of events and festivals at various scales.
  3. Critically evaluate relevant published academic material in the area of events and festivals.
  4. Undertake independent research in topics related to events and festivals.
  5. Write and speak logically about contemporary issues surrounding the study of events and festivals.

Course examiners

Joanna Fountain

Associate Professor Joanna Fountain

Associate Professor

Department of Tourism, Sport and Society