If you have a passion for sport, then this course aims to help you develop a range of practical business skills and knowledge that can be utilised to develop a wide number of careers in this diverse, global and dynamic industry sector. The sports industry is dynamic and engages people and organisations all over the world. By blending the areas of sport and management, this course seeks to explore the policy, planning, management and delivery of sport-related services, products and activities. Key Course Benefits
- Engagement with local, national and international sports organisations, to help you gain practical experience and have the chance to learn from practitioners and the opportunity to develop your industry networks.
- A variety of specialised sport related modules to help you develop expertise in some of the unique challenges and issues facing the sport industry, alongside the core principals of business management.
- Access to our extensive network of sport organisations in both the UK and throughout the world to gain work placement opportunities, hear from practitioner speakers, participate in site visits and carry out consultancy-based project work.
- Real world experience - The chance to explore and apply management theory, to real world sport industry problems and international case studies.
- Industry insight - Students gain insights into industry by visiting a variety of sport venues and listening to industry experts from across the world2. Past trips have included visits to sport venues such as the Amsterdam Arena, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Croke Park.
- Professional network development - Our extensive links with the industry means that there are always opportunities to volunteer on a variety of sports events, where past students have gained experience and developed their professional networks by volunteering in events, such as at premiership football and rugby games.
This course has a common first year The common first year enables you to work alongside students doing similar courses to you, to widen your knowledge and exposure to other subject areas and professions. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other students, so you can share your insights and experience which will help you to develop and learn. If you discover an interest in a specific subject you have studied, upon successful completion of your first year, you could swap degrees with another course in your common first year (subject to meeting progression requirements). Common first year courses Advertising and Digital Marketing BA (Hons) Business Administration BBA Business and Human Resources Management BA (Hons) Business and Marketing BA (Hons) Business Management BA (Hons) Enterprise and Entrepreneurship BA (Hons) Event Management BA (Hons) International Business Management BSc (Hons) Marketing BA (Hons) Year Two In year two, you will continue to develop the skills and knowledge you’ve learnt. We do this by embedding the following four principles into the curriculum and developing your: Technical skills – digital fluency, backed with the right academic knowledge Study skills – to be an adaptive, independent and proactive learner Professional skills – to have the behaviour and abilities to succeed in your career Global awareness – the beliefs and abilities to be a resilient, confident and motivated global citizen Placement Year There’s no better way to find out what you love doing than trying it out for yourself, which is why a work placement* can often be beneficial. Work placement or study abroad years usually occur between your second and final year of study. They’re a great way to help you explore your potential career path, whilst developing transferable skills for the future. If you choose to do a work placement or study abroad year, you will pay a reduced tuition fee* of £1,250. During this time you will receive guidance from your employer or partner institution, along with your assigned academic mentor who will ensure you have the support you need to complete your placement. Whilst we would like to give you all the information about our placement/study abroad offering here, it is often tailored for each course every year and depending on the length of placement or study abroad opportunities that are secured. Therefore, the placement and study abroad arrangements vary per course and per student. Request further information about going on a placement or study abroad year. Final Year Year three aims to bring you to the level to enter the world of work by consolidating your knowledge and skills from year one and two. We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated. Before accepting any offers, please check the website for the most up to date course content. For full module details please check the course page on the Coventry University website. *For further information please check the course page on the Coventry University website
This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include: Formal examinations Phase tests Essays Group work Presentations Reports Projects Coursework Exams Individual Assignments The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Management Institute
- European Foundation for Management Development
How to apply
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- Year 1
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All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate / BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma / BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary. If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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