Sports Business Management at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Course summary

Get ready for a career working in the management and delivery of professional and community sport. Combine hands-on experience and theory on this course endorsed by CIMSPA, the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity. Fuel your passion for sport and develop the skills needed to kickstart your career. Our sport management degree gives you the skills and know-how to implement and manage local, national and international sports programmes and events. Throughout the degree, you’ll get hands-on experience with some of our partners and other employers on and off campus. These work placement opportunities will give you practical experience in planning implementing and evaluating sports events and programmes. In your final year, you’ll be able to focus your assessment projects on a topic of your choice. Perhaps you’re interested in the promotion of health and wellbeing? Or want to discover life in community and elite sports management? You’ll graduate with skills that employers are searching for both within and outside the sports industry. Follow your dreams and make a real difference to people’s lives and the effective operations of businesses. This degree is endorsed against the professional standards of CIMSPA, the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity. It is designed to help you see theory in practice through work experience opportunities.


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Assessment method

Assessments are both individual and team-based and enable you to develop your presentation skills through applied sports management tasks, including those undertaken in the real world and with industry partners. These tasks include the writing of essays and project reports. There will be critical appraisals of management and organisational strategies, evaluations of management practices, preparation of presentations, the planning and delivery of practical sessions, developing portfolios of evidence linked to professional standards, and undertaking a piece of original independent research.

Professional bodies

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

  • The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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Sports Business Management at Edge Hill University - UCAS