Sports Business Management at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS

Course summary

OVERVIEW By bringing management theory into the practical world, our Sports Business Management degree will help foster the understanding and ability you’ll need for a career in the sport, recreation and leisure industries. Throughout the programme, we’ll encourage you to think creatively, bringing your own ideas to tackle real-life business challenges, from running recruitment campaigns and managing events to developing a marketing strategy and conducting market research. With guest lectures from industry experts and field trips to sports clubs, you’ll meet plenty of professionals working in the sector. And with our connections across sport, we’re ready to help you gain vital experience. You can volunteer for organisations or events in the area, or spend a year studying abroad or working on an industry placement – developing your skills and boosting your career prospects. Once you've graduated, you’ll have everything you need to chart your future in the business of sport – following in the footsteps of some of our other graduates, working for organisations including Manchester City Football Club, Fanatics and Decathlon. FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Learn from the experts – our teaching staff have experience at all levels of sport and work with some of the big organisations in the industry.
  • Triple accredited – our business school holds the globally recognised trio of accreditations from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA, placing us among the best business schools in the world.
  • Enhance your employability – through activities including careers fairs, internships, volunteering or learning a new language. With our award-winning ‘Rise at Manchester Met’ programme you can gain extra academic credits towards your degree.
  • Placement or study abroad flexibility – you will enrol on the three-year course and decide if a placement or overseas study is right for you once you have started your studies, so you don’t have to decide now.
  • Enhancing the student experience - Manchester Metropolitan University Institute of Sport offers an exceptional student experience, bringing together sport-related education from across the University to deliver a world-leading curriculum in sport, business, management and integrated healthcare disciplines and community health promotion.
  • Get involved with industry – attend guest talks and masterclasses, network with recruiters, and go on placement with organisations like ESPN, World Netball or Manchester United Football Club.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grade C/4 in English Language or Level 2 Functional Skills English pass and GCSE grade C/4 in Mathematics or Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics pass

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Sports Business Management at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS