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.
The course has a strong theme of practical experience being applied to an environment of your choice. You will also benefit from some of the best university-based sports and fitness facilities in the country, and have opportunities to support research.
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.
After your course, you’ll be well equipped for careers in sports management including event management, sports administration and leisure centre leadership, working for private sector sports businesses or developing your own sport-based business model. You could also study at postgraduate level or join a graduate scheme, either in the public or private sector.
|Physical Activity and Sport Policy in Practice||30 Credits||Compulsory|
|Understanding Sport 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|
|Leadership and Management of Sports Events||30 Credits||Compulsory|
|Research Methods for Sports Business Management||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Sport Experience Learning||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Facilities and Funding for Active Communities||15 Credits||Optional|
|Process and Practice in High Performance Sport||15 Credits||Optional|
|Exploring Sports Ethics||15 Credits||Optional|
|Global Perspectives of Sports Development||15 Credits||Optional|
|Applied Sports Coaching||30 Credits||Optional|
|Sports Management Experience Dissertation||30 Credits||Compulsory|
|Sports Studies Experience Dissertation||30 Credits||Compulsory|
|Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in Sports Business Management||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Creating Business Strategies for Sport||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Sandwich Placement - Sport||0 Credits||Optional|
|Year Abroad - SPS||0 Credits||Optional|
|Insight and Evaluation of Sports Development||15 Credits||Optional|
|Behaviour Change for Physical Activity and Sport||15 Credits||Optional|
|Advanced Sports Coaching||30 Credits||Optional|
*Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.
The University of Hertfordshire offers a great choice of student accommodation, on campus or nearby in the local area, to suit every student budget.
|UCAS points||A Level||BTEC|
|Start Date||End Date||Link|
|21/09/2020||31/05/2021||Apply online (Full Time)|
|17/09/2020||31/05/2021||Apply online (Part Time)|
|17/09/2020||31/05/2021||Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)|
|23/09/2020||31/05/2021||Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)|
|Start Date||End Date||Link|
|21/09/2021||31/05/2022||Apply online (Full Time)|
|17/09/2021||31/05/2022||Apply online (Part Time)|
|17/09/2021||31/05/2022||Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)|
|23/09/2021||31/05/2022||Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)|