Business Management with Sport with Professional Placement Year at University of Salford - UCAS

University of Salford

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management with Sport with Professional Placement Year

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Course summary

With a curriculum that combines academic and practitioner business management with sports knowledge and practice, BSc (Hons) Business Management with Sport gives passionate and ambitious individuals the skills, knowledge and industry experience necessary for a sports business career in the global sports industry. This undergraduate programme not only allows students to enhance their employability skills in the context of the sport industry, but to also gain an understanding across core business and management functions. This industry focussed BSc programme will help to enhance your CV, build professional experiences and develop your industry skills. This course is taught at our University of Salford campus close to Manchester city centre. Sport is at the heart of all that is Greater Manchester. It influences and impacts on many business sectors along with providing world class facilities and sporting venues that deliver a superior experience for any sports consumer. Of all the cultural, historical and industrial impacts Greater Manchester has had on the world, it is sport that has really put the region on the map in many different ways and across different sporting disciplines. With expertise in sports event management, marketing and digital technologies, globalisation and sport media, Salford Business School’s reputation for sports teaching, research and knowledge development is reflective of a region that is home to two of the most valuable and recognised football clubs in the world. Our close partnerships with a number of sports organisations (for example, Manchester City FC, Salford Red Devils, Super League, Salford City FC and Manchester Storm) connected to our experienced and passionate programme team ensures that our curriculum meets the current needs of global employers and that you receive fantastic opportunities for real world assessments, networking and work placements. We have worked with industry partners to make sure the programme is highly practical, career-focused and industry-informed to prepare you for a successful management career. We are proud to work with our student panel to ensure our teaching is relevant, inclusive and respectful for all. The Placement Year gives you the opportunity to apply the skills, knowledge and understanding you have gained in the first two years of the course. You will not pay fees to the University and will earn a wage for the work that you do. Not sure which Business programme will suit you? Check out our full Business Management portfolio at All our undergraduate business courses are available with: • Placement Year - on the placement year option, you will not pay fees to the University and will earn a wage for the work that you do. • Study Abroad – study with one of our partner Universities for a semester or a year. • Foundation Year – start with the fundamental areas of business and the key skill you need to study at University level Find out more on Our commitment to our students Our goal is to prepare you for a fulfilling life and professional career. Along the way, you’ll learn to be curious, adaptable and confident, ready to meet the digital, ethical and sustainability challenges of the 21st century. How will we - together - achieve this? Find out more at


Year 1: Understanding Organisations, Digital and Business Skills, Data Analysis for Business, The Sporting Event Environment, The Future of Business, Sport Business in Practice. Year 2: Professional Development, Sport and the Media, Sport in the Digital World, Analysis for Sport Sponsorship, Live Sport Industry Project, Project Management. Professional Experience Year: On completion of year 2 you may choose to undertake a year's paid professional placement. If you choose to take the professional year option, you will not pay fees to the University and will earn a wage for the work that you do. Year 3: Business Ethics and Sustainability, Consulting for Sport, Globalisation of Sport, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Management in Sport Business, Strategic Sport Business Management.

Assessment method

We use different forms of assessment in different modules and wherever possible these will reflect the types of work you will do in the ‘real world’ for example, report writing, presentations and business pitches. Exams will only be used when it is a requirement for professional accreditation.

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  • Year 1

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Business Management with Sport with Professional Placement Year at University of Salford - UCAS