The Events sector of the Travel and Tourism Industry is one of the world’s fastest growing sectors with the numbers and diversity of events increasing daily, ranging from: sport and recreation events to professional meetings, conventions, fairs, festivals, expositions, fund raising, corporate and entertainment events. The Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Event Design and Operations is therefore designed to equip students with operational, scientific, managerial and entrepreneurial skills, expertise and knowledge required in the successful design and management of an event.
After successful completion of the degree programme, students will be able to start and run their own Event based business ventures. Graduates wilt also be employable as: event manager, event designer, event marketing consultant, hotel or corporate functions manager, banqueting coordinator, amusement park manager, convention and visitors bureau manager, festival event manager and events catering manager careers. Graduates may choose to embark on post-graduate studies which can lead to academic professions.
At least five (5) Ordinary Level passes including English Language and any two (2) Advanced Level subjects.
A candidate, who holds at least a National Diploma in Event Design and Operations or its acceptable equivalent from a recognized institution, may be considered for direct entry.
A candidate must be at least twenty five (25) years of age for males and twenty three years (23) of age for females and must have passed five (5) 0 level subjects normally including Mathematics and English. Applicants should have completed their full time school or college education five years (5) before the start of the academic year in which admission is sought. The applicant may also be invited for a selection interview.
Application Forms are obtainable upon payment of a non-refundable Application Fee of twenty (RTGS$20) dollars for Zimbabwean citizens and eighty five (U5D85) dollars for foreigners.
Application Forms can also be downloaded from the University’s Website www.cut.ac.zw. Online applications can be done through the University’s website: Please visit our website for instructions on how to apply online.
Applicants must attach certified photocopies of ‘0’ Level and ‘A’ Level certificates, birth certificate and National Identity Card and proof of payment of application fees upon submission.
Application Fees can be paid through the following University Bank Accounts: –
ZB Bank Chinhoyi Branch, Account Number: 4565 386395 200;
CBZ, Chinhoyi Branch, Account Number: 09821 46021 0054;
Agribank, Chinhoyi Branch, Account Number: 0051 2442 5112 and
FBC Bank, Chinhoyi Branch, Account Number 8511 30400 42840135.
Application Fees can also be paid through Ecocash (The University’s biller code is 28090).
The closing date for the receipt of completed Application Forms is 28 June 2019.