Bournemouth University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sport Management

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Course summary

Developed via consultation with industry bodies like the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and commercial sport operators, this dynamic course will prepare you for a career in an ever-changing industry. Why study BSc (Hons) Sport Management at BU?

  • Blending academic and practical elements, this course will support you to become a critically-informed and well-rounded graduate, ready to manage, influence and lead in the world of work
  • Develop a detailed understanding of sport, management, marketing, leadership, finance and business principles, with an appreciation of their complex global social contexts
  • Gain varied practical experience from course placement options providing you with fantastic opportunities to put your learning into practice and make professional connections
  • We have developed an international reputation in the management of sport, events and physical activity, and continue to shape sport research, policy and practice
  • Our range of collaborative projects with local and international partners, provide opportunities for you to engage in educational, research and work activities with our global partner intuitions across the world
  • You'll be career-ready with 92% of our graduates in employment or further studies, fifteen months after graduating (National Student Survey 2019/20).
This course is accredited by the Institute for Data & Marketing (IDM). Upon successful completion of the accredited unit, you will be able to obtain the IDM Certificate in Digital and Data-Driven Marketing. Also accredited by the Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE), this accreditation acknowledges the content of this course is industry-relevant, preparing students to graduate career-ready.

Course details

Modules

You will study a number of units including: Beginning Research in Sport & Exercise; Principles of Sport Management; Sport Marketing; Financial Reporting for Sport; Sport Structures & Processes; Sport, Culture & Society; Conducting Research in Sport & Exercise; Consuming Sport; Financial Appraisal for Sport; Sport Management & Leadership; Dissertation or Research Expedition

Professional bodies

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

  • Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing

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:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 4

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

AccessBU: AccessBU provides you with the opportunity to tell us about your circumstances that are not always evident in your UCAS application. This widening access initiative also considers relevant criteria such as being in care or if you live in an area with a low participation rate in Higher Education - if you are eligible, your offer could be up to 16 UCAS tariff points below the published tariff. Apprenticeships: We recognise the transferable knowledge and skills gained through apprenticeships and welcome applications from students with a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship recognised by the Institute for Apprenticeships. Each application will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Deferred entry: We are happy to consider eligible applicants for deferred entry. If you have already submitted your application, please submit your deferral request through our website. Direct entry: We welcome applications from students who have previously studied at degree level at other institutions and wish to transfer onto a BU course. Our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) procedure enables credit awarded from one institution to contribute to a BU award, subject to an application process. Please visit our RPL webpage for more information. Mature applicants: We recognise that mature applicants may have a wealth of experience rather than formal qualifications, so we’ll consider your application on these merits if included in your application. You’ll need to apply to BU in the usual way through UCAS and you may be invited to an interview to discuss your suitability for the course based on the experience you tell us about in your application.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English is not your first languge, you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading or equivalent.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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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
EU £15250 Year 1
International £15250 Year 1

Additional fee information

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £1,850. Visit Bournemouth University's website for full details.
Sport Management at Bournemouth University - UCAS