Sport Business Management at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course overview From voluntary organisations to elite global brands and mega events, the business of sport is both unique and dynamic. This course is your way into the industry – offering management expertise shaped for sport. Why study with us

  • We are a market leader in sport education, with a long tradition of sport management in the UK.
  • Our unique links with a range of professional sports clubs means that our students gain unique insights into working in actual high-performance environments.
  • A unique course which focusses on giving you a well-rounded understanding of business theory and then develops in to applying it in the real-world sporting landscape.
What you'll do
  • You’ll have the option of work placement opportunities to build vital industry experience, as well as the chance to study abroad for up to a year – potentially in the USA, Singapore or Spain.
  • You’ll learn from a team of research-active academics – experts in a range of sporting topics, with a wealth of leadership experience.
  • In your final year, you’ll have the chance to focus on your interests, with a professional project, research project or dissertation.
  • This course is aligned with the Entry and General Management professional standards outlined by CIMSPA, the professional development body for the UK's sport and physical activity sector. As a member, you will be entitled to attend seminars and meetings and learn from industry professionals. The Health and Fitness pathway on the course allows students the option to meet professional standards in Gym Instruction, Personal Training, Health Navigator and Working with People with Long Term Conditions.
Future careers Our BSc (Hons) Sport Business Management degree can create career opportunities across the global sporting landscape – helping you develop skills and experience for a range of management roles. We have strong national and international links across the sport and fitness industry, including professional clubs like Preston North End and Wigan Warriors.


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How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Sport Business Management at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS