Sports Communications and Marketing (with Placement Year) at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS

St Mary's University, Twickenham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: St Mary’s University, Twickenham

Sports Communications and Marketing (with Placement Year)

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Course summary

Hit the ground running with our practical Sports Communications and Marketing degree Combine strategy, creativity, and sport with our hands-on Sports Communications and Marketing degree. You will develop thorough knowledge and practical skills while covering topics like:

  • sports journalism and marketing
  • managing sporting events
  • digital design
  • digital marketing and data analytics
  • consumer behaviour and customer insight
  • branding and marketing strategy
  • digital communications and ethics.
Our Sports Communications and Marketing BA is designed by industry experts. International reputation Our international reputation for sport allows you to gain unique insight into the industry. You can also join our excellent sports teams and use our world-class sporting facilities, such as the:
  • Fitness and Conditioning Suite
  • Sir Mo Farah Athletics Track
  • Performance Hall
  • Biomechanics Laboratory.
Study in the capital We are only 30 minutes from central London, so you’ll access a hub for sports journalism, marketing, and sports business. You’ll also have opportunities to explore the biggest brands in global sport, as well as iconic sports venues, such as:
  • Wembley Stadium
  • Wimbledon
  • Lords Cricket Ground
  • Twickenham Stadium.
Excellent teaching and support You will learn from industry professionals here to aid your growth. Our student, Aikaterini, tells us they were “always encouraged and fully supported”. The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide (2023) placed us in the UK’s top 5 for teaching quality. Work placements: build professional experience We have strong relationships with leading sports communications and marketing companies in London. You can complete work placements with them to build your skills and network. About the Placement Year A placement year enables you to undertake a year of experience in an organisation between your second and final year. It will enable you to:
  • apply the knowledge and skills you gain from your course in a work setting
  • build your commercial awareness and insights into organisations and industries you might want to work in
  • develop your professional skills through company training, networking skills and confidence in the workplace
  • get some great experience for future job applications or even land a graduate job.
Support from St Mary’s every step of the way Securing a placement can really help you develop your job search skills and the Employability Service placement and Careers Teams can support you to find and apply for available opportunities. Please note: in the event that you cannot secure a placement you will be able to transfer onto the three year version of your degree programme.


Communication and Market Research, Consumer and Audience Behaviour, Marketing Dynamics, Multiplatform in Sport, Principles and Practice of Communications and The Media Industry

Assessment method

Each module is normally assessed by a combination of one written and one practical assignment. You will get the opportunity to undertake your own research, give presentations and design and produce media content and marketing campaigns. Your final project can be either a written dissertation or practical-based assignment (often a website, film or marketing campaign).

How to apply

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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)66.0 overall with no element below 5.5

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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 £16320 Year 1
International £16320 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sports Communications and Marketing (with Placement Year) at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS