This vocational programme prepares you for an exciting career within the Sport, recreational, entertainment and leisure industries. Provision within this sector is becoming globally prominent both at community levels through to elite and professional sport. The international and vocational focus of this programme will open exciting opportunities for sports enthusiasts.
Level 4/ Year 1 Provides an introduction to key issues and the vital underpinning skills for sport and leisure industries, this is complemented by the study of core business disciplines in leadership and marketing. Students will undertake active community engagement within an organisation in order to further develop their practical industry skills and apply theory in a vocational context. Current students regularly coach and plan events for local primary and secondary schools. Level 5 / Year 2 An applied internship is integral to year 2 and ensures that all students have the opportunity to develop industry skills and experience vital for sustainable employment. Past students have gained a placement with the WRU, FAW, Liberty Stadium, National Pool, Virgin Active and many other local, regional and international providers. In preparation academic modules focus on developing managerial, interpersonal and leadership skills which are central to the sports management industry.
The programme will be assessed through a structured mix of assessments which will include assignments, essays, coaching sessions, practical sports leadership assessments, management reports, exams, debates, industry presentations and field study work as well as development records, reviews, dvd’s and blogs. Assessments will also aim to support the development in managing ICT, communication and numeracy skills for industry, and key skills development notably task management, problem solving, team work, personal development and leadership.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Swansea Business Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|