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Bachelor of Sports Business Management (Hons)
Bachelor of Sports Business Management (Hons)

Bachelor of Sports Business Management (Hons)

  • ID:UH440154
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE English Language at grade C or above.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

This course develops your understanding of the business of sport, exploring the sports industry in the UK, as well as from a broader global perspective. You’ll learn key business concepts and theories, using them to review modern sports businesses and best practice in sports management. Throughout the course, we put a strong emphasis on the leadership and management of sports events, as well as developing the strategic skills you’ll need to be successful in today’s sports industry. We’ll help you develop your entrepreneurial skills, so that when you graduate you’ll have a balanced portfolio of knowledge and practical skills which really boosts your employability.

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6. These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study. Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Modules are assessed in a variety of ways via coursework, debates, presentations, viva and practical. The type of coursework is varied, depending on the module and includes reports, reflections, write up of practicals, portfolios, posters and presentations.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Understanding the Sports Industry, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sport Business Management: National and International Perspectives, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sports as Social and Global Phenomena, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Developing an Academic Approach, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Foundations of Sports Coaching, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Physical Activity and Sport Policy in Practice, 30 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Leadership and Management of Sports Events, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Research Methods for Sports Business Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sport Experience Learning, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Process and Practice in High Performance Sport, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Exploring Sports Ethics, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Applied Sports Coaching, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Global Perspectives of Sports Development, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Facilities and Funding for Active Communities, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Sports Management Experience Dissertation, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sports Business Management Research Dissertation, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in Sports Business Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Creating Business Strategies for Sport, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Year Abroad - SPS, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Insight and Evaluation of Sports Development, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Advanced Sports Coaching, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Sandwich Placement - Sport, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Behaviour Change for Physical Activity and Sport, 15 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates are equipped for careers in sports management for example event management, sports administration, leisure centre leadership, private sector sport and leisure and operating their own business models in the area of sport. Sports graduates may also transfer into related sector graduate schemes within business or local government. Our students are well equipped for postgraduate study.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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