Global Sport Management (Dual Degree) at University of Portsmouth - UCAS

Course summary

Do you want to increase participation in sport and physical activity? Are you interested in helping communities come together through sport, or a new generation of elite athletes achieve their goals at global events such as the Olympics? This BSc (Hons) Global Sport Management Dual Degree course covers all the key aspects of sport management such as events and operations management, sports law, marketing, and entrepreneurship – you'll also get the chance to spend a year studying abroad, in Austrailia. Course highlights

  • Learn practical skills by organising and marketing local sports events such as the Great South Run, and working with organisations like the Hampshire FA, Portsmouth FC and Perth Glory FC
  • Have the chance to go overseas and take part in research programmes run by internationally recognised sports organisations such as UEFA, the FA and the ECB
  • Boost your CV and share your sporting skill in the local community through our coaching, mentoring and volunteering scheme
  • Experience teaching which is driven by current practice and taught by lecturers who have delivered sports management programmes in the community
  • Boost your transferable skills such as teamwork, decision making, communication and time management
Careers and opportunities Sport Management is the examination of the global sports industry that unites commercial, public and third sector stakeholders. Studying this degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to successfully embark on a career in a wide range of roles and functions. The BSc (Hons) Global Sport Management specifically provides a unique opportunity to combine academic theory, a practical working environment and opportunity to engage within professional industry networks across the globe. Previous Sport Management graduates have gone on to work in roles in areas such as:
  • National governing bodies
  • Professional sports clubs
  • UK Sport
  • Local authorities
  • Commercial sports organisation
  • Not-for-profit organisations
  • Teaching and education
Roles our graduates have taken on include:
  • Sport Development Officer
  • Sports Marketing Executive
  • Data Analyst
  • Sports Agent
  • Community Coach Coordinator
  • Event Manager
  • Stadium Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Global Sport Strategist


Year 1 You'll study at Portsmouth in year 1. Core modules in this year include:

  • Developing Academic and Research Skills in Sport Management (20 credits)
  • Principles of Community Sport (20 credits)
  • Psychosocial Perspectives On the Management of Sports and Physical Activity (40 credits)
  • Sport Management Principles (20 credits)
  • The Sport Management Environment (20 credits)
There are no optional modules in this year. Year 2 You'll study at Portsmouth in year 2. Core modules in this year include:
  • Operational Management (20 credits)
  • Preparing Research, Innovation Or Enterprise Projects (20 credits)
  • Sales and Marketing in Sport (20 credits)
  • Sport Event Management (40 credits)
  • Sports Law (20 credits)
There are no optional modules in this year. Year 3 You'll study at Edith Cowan in year 3. Core modules in this year include:
  • Managing Recreation Services and Facilities (15 credits)
  • Managing the Service Experience (15 credits)
  • Marketing Global Sport Business (15 credits)
  • Sport and Events Funding and Finance (15 credits)
  • Sport and Leisure Law (15 credits)
  • Sport Business Planning (15 credits)
  • Sport Venues and Events (15 credits)
Optional modules in this year include:
  • Business Practicum (15 credits)
  • Integrated Business Application (15 credits)
Year 4 You'll study at Portsmouth in year 4. Core modules in this year include:
  • Economics and Finance of Sport (20 credits)
  • Human Resources for Sport Management (20 credits)
  • Sport Entrepreneurship and Business Venturing (20 credits)
  • Strategic Leadership in Sport Management (40 credits)
  • Work-Based Learning for Sport Management (20 credits)
There are no optional modules in this year.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through:

  • practical assessments
  • client reports
  • video submissions
  • blogs
  • infographics
  • essays
  • portfolios
  • presentations
  • exams
You’ll be able to test your skills and knowledge informally before you do assessments that count towards your final mark. You can get feedback on all practice and formal assessments so you can improve in the future.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.
PTE Academic54An overall score of 54 with a minimum of 51 in each skill.
TOEFL (iBT)7979 with a minimum of 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.
Cambridge English AdvancedCambridge English: Advanced (CAE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 169 with no component score less than 162.
Cambridge English ProficiencyCambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 169 with no component score less than 162.
Trinity ISEPassTrinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
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
International £17200 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students who are resident in EU countries: please note that the net fee is inclusive of the Transition Scholarship Placement Year and Year abroad: UK/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students – £1,385 EU – £1,385 (including Transition Scholarship)| International (Non-EU) – £2,875. Fees are accurate at the time of publishing and are subject to change at any time without notice. Fees may also go up in later years, in line with inflation. For more information about fees, go to
Global Sport Management (Dual Degree) at University of Portsmouth - UCAS