Sport Business at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS

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Course summary

Why study Sport Business at Liverpool John Moores University?

  • 100% of students surveyed felt that the teaching staff were good at explaining things and made the subject engaging, National Student Survey (NSS) 2023
  • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Students have the opportunity to carry out business consultancy projects for Liverpool FC, Everton FC, NextGen Sports Agency, County FA and County Sport Partnership.
  • Programme renowned for its quality, with staff awards for excellence in teaching, leadership and professional learning.
  • Excellent career opportunities in sports management, marketing, sponsorship and other areas of the sports industry
  • Real world, authentic teaching and learning methods reflect industry practice.
  • Field trips into industry settings are embedded into the programme
  • This programme is also available as a Top Up Level 6 entry degree
About your course The BA (Hons) Sport Business at Liverpool John Moores University offers you excellent placement opportunities and graduate career prospects in the fast-paced and flourishing sports industry. This programme is designed to fit industry needs and is facilitated through working partnerships between LJMU staff, students and external employers and subject specialists. The programme explores a variety of subjects and disciplines including: marketing, entrepreneurship, digital skills, sponsorship and PR, sports management, sports law, sports digital media, sports events, grassroots and elite sport. Take a look at Sport Business on Instagram to see the latest student field trips, placements and industry guest speakers. Employability and enterprise are key elements of this programme. As such, you will have access to a range of opportunities to engage in work-related learning so that you can put theory into practice, develop professional networks and increase your graduate skill set. LJMU has links with over 450 different employers in the North West alone and the Sport Business programme work with these employers to develop work placement and project opportunities across all levels of the degree. The university has partnerships with Liverpool Football Club and Everton Football Club. We are also actively involved with Merseyside County Sport Partnership, National Governing Bodies of Sport and Liverpool City Council. Our key contacts with local community sports club provide an excellent base for students to learn and develop their sport business skills on a regular basis. We continually liaise and engage at a senior level with the sports business industry to ensure the programme is as cutting-edge as possible. Live Consultancy Project Through LJMU's Liverpool Business Clinic, students have a unique opportunity to work on real client briefs with local organisations putting academic theory into real world practice. This live consultancy projects is an optional module to a traditional final-year dissertation. Sport Business Top-Up This one year, full time, top-up degree is ideal for students who are completing/already hold a relevant HND, relevant Foundation degree, or Diploma and want to top-up their qualification and boost employment prospects by gaining an honours degree. The Top Up programme joins the Level 6 (3rd year) students on the Sport Business degree.

Modules

Please visit the Liverpool John Moores University website for detailed module information.

Assessment method

Assessment varies depending on the modules you choose, but will usually include a combination of exams and coursework. A variety of assessments are used to support student learning and progression. These will include:

  • authentic case studies
  • reports
  • pitches and presentations
  • theoretical essays
  • reflective portfolios
  • project evaluations
  • business simulations
  • debating
Within all modules, formative feedback is embedded to provide stepping stones for development. A variety of feedback mechanisms are used which include: face-to-face, audio, written, peer and self-feedback.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute of Marketing

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
7R21
Institution code:
L51
Campus name:
Mount Pleasant Campus
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Prior to starting the programme applicants must have obtained Grade C or Grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics GCSE or an approved alternative qualification below: • Key Skills Level 2 in English/ Maths • NVQ Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English Writing and/or Reading • Skills for Life Level 2 in Numeracy/English • Higher Diploma in Maths/ English • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths/ English • Northern Ireland Essential Skills Level 2 in Communication or Application of Number • Wales Essential Skills Level 2 in Communication or Application of Number


Student Outcomes

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There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £17750 Year 1

Additional fee information

All figures are subject to yearly increases. Tuition fees are subject to parliamentary approval.

Sponsorship information

Please see our Bursaries and Scholarships page for more information: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/discover/fees-and-funding/bursaries-and-scholarships

Sport Business at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS