Postgraduate Diploma and Higher Diploma in Event, Sport & Entertainment

The Event, Sport and Entertainment (ESE) postgraduate program prepares students to start new careers in event management, sport management or entertainment management, building upon a degree or work experience from another field. The tailor-made course structure allows students to develop event management skills, and entertainment industry knowledge with a career-building approach. It is ideally located in Switzerland, the home of many large sports organizations like the UEFA and the International Olympic Committee and host to numerous international events every year.
As they take charge of campus events on and off campus, postgraduate students develop project management skills and business acumen before completing one, 6-month industry internship. The higher diploma program allows students to choose business management courses and specialize in finance, marketing, or general event management, sport management and entertainment.

For more information read the academic catalog

Degrees & Specializations

Postgraduate Diploma in Event, Sport and Entertainment Administration (1.5 years)

Postgraduate Higher Diploma in Event, Sport and Entertainment Management (2 years) with specialization in:

- Event, Sport and Entertainment

- Financial Management

- Marketing Management

Course Overview

ESE Postgraduate Diploma Courses

Semesters 1 & 2

  • Core Professional Development Courses
  • Applied Business Project - Managing Performance and Participation
  • Sport, Entertainment and Media
  • Operational Event Planning
  • Managing Events

In addition to the core courses, students are required to choose 6 electives over the 2 semesters. This allows them to tailor-make their program and study subjects such as Food & Beverage Management, Communications, or Finance depending on their background and career interests.


The internship semester is done at the end of the academic program in order to:

  • Integrate theory with real-life business practices
  • Facilitate the career transition
  • Add experience to the graduate’s CV

Postgraduate Higher Diploma Courses & Specializations

In the final semester for the Higher Diploma qualification, students follow specific core courses for the specialization track, plus a choice of 3 electives. See the Academic Programs for details

Events, Sport & Entertainment management careers
Top event management, sport management and entertainment companies come to recruit from our ESE programs every semester.
MCI Group
JP Morgan Chase
Jack Morton worldwide
Four Seasons
Association of Tennis Professionals World Tour
Examples of Event Management Careers:
Freelance Tour & Event Management
Events & Competition Prize Manager
Conference Manager
Event Team Account Manager
Exhibition Organizer
Event Logistics Manager
Project Manager - Event Agency
Marketing Events Manager
Venue Manager