Hartpury University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sports Business Management (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

Immerse yourself in the business-side of performance sport at an institution that's won over 30 major sports titles and produced over 200 international athletes. You’ll benefit from our partnerships with local and national sports clubs and businesses. Gloucester Rugby is based on site and we have our own Championship rugby team. The foundation year option will give you the subject-specific knowledge and skills needed to progress on to the BA (Hons) degree. You'll develop your skills in business, finance, HR, event management, sponsorship, branding, marketing and more. A work placement in your second year, alongside an optional sandwich year, will prepare you for your career. You could also complete your Chartered Institute of Marketing qualification, widely recognised by employers across the world. Recent graduate destinations have included business, events and marketing roles with Pitch International, Inside Rugby, Sweetspot Group, Gullivers Sports Travel and Sahara Force India Formula One Team.

Modules

Our modules are developed regularly to reflect student and industry demands, ensuring you’re well prepared to enter skilled employment on graduation. The majority of courses are comprised of both compulsory and optional modules, the latter of which you'll be able to choose from to suit your interests and career goals. Most courses also include work placement learning, to help you gain essential experience for your future. Modules include: Foundation Skills Development, Academic Skills in Practice, Reviewing Literature, Foundations of Business Enterprise and Management, Foundation Sports Science, Personal Management and Development, Introduction the Sports Industry, Understanding the Business and Economic Environment, Contemporary Issues in Sport Management, Introduction to Technology in Sport, Introduction to the Principles of Marketing, Research in Professional Practice, Professional Placement Experience, Sport Research and Knowledge Exchange Project. Modules are sometimes subject to change. Optional modules change each year - you can attend introductory sessions before deciding which ones to study. For more information, please visit https://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/courses/undergraduate/ba-hons-sports-business-management-with-foundation-year/

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

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

Our international office will support students and their families to make their way through the application process smoothly, from deciding on the course, making visa applications, the cost of tuition fees and accommodation to enrolling at the University ready to start their course. When you decide to study with us, you’ll be in good company, joining students from across the UK, the EU and around the world all studying courses in either animal, agriculture, equine or sport on our specialist campus and as an international student you are also guaranteed on-site accommodation during your first year. We are committed to continued investment and development of Hartpury University ensuring an outstanding learning environment for all international students.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition to the above Level 3 qualifications, a minimum of 5 GCSE A* to C, (or 9 to 4 where numeric grades are being awarded), including English Language and Mathematics are required. We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants. We may interview mature applicants and those with non-traditional qualifications. If you don't meet our tariff points requirement we will still consider your application and may be able to offer you a place on an alternative programme. Each application is considered on its own merits and we will consider combinations of the above mentioned qualifications or equivalent.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Home fees for Sandwich Year £925 International/EU fees for Sandwich Year £4,400 Maximum part time fees (home students only) £6,935 These fees are subject to approval in the Access and Participation Plan, and the OfS.

Sponsorship information

Hartpury offers a range of bursaries that can provide financial support to eligible students applying for degree courses, including: Support Bursary, Care Leavers Bursary, Full time Carers Bursary, Local Outreach Bursary, Local Bursary and Progression Bursary. For more information, please visit our website: http://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/facilities/life-at-hartpury/finance/

Sports Business Management (with Foundation Year) at Hartpury University - UCAS