University of Salford

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management with Sport

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With a curriculum that combines academic and practitioner business management with sports knowledge and practice, BSc (Hons) Business Management with Sport gives passionate and ambitious individuals the skills, knowledge and industry experience necessary for a sports business career in the global sports industry. This undergraduate programme not only allows students to enhance their employability skills in the context of the sport industry, but to also gain an understanding across core business and management functions. This industry-focussed BSc programme will help to enhance your CV, build professional experiences and develop your industry skills. This course is taught at our University of Salford campus close to Manchester city centre. Sport is at the heart of all that is Greater Manchester. It influences and impacts on many business sectors along with providing world class facilities and sporting venues that deliver a superior experience for any sports consumer. Of all the cultural, historical and industrial impacts Greater Manchester has had on the world, it is sport that has really put the region on the map in many different ways and across different sporting disciplines. With expertise in sports event management, marketing and digital technologies, globalisation and sport media, Salford Business School’s reputation for sports teaching, research and knowledge development is reflective of a region that is home to two of the most valuable and recognised football clubs in the world. Our close partnerships with a number of sports organisations (for example, Manchester City FC, Salford Red Devils, Super League, Salford City FC and Manchester Storm) connected to our experienced and passionate programme team ensures that our curriculum meets the current needs of global employers and that you receive fantastic opportunities for real world assessments, networking and work placements. We have worked with industry partners to make sure the programme is highly practical, career-focused and industry-informed to prepare you for a successful management career. We are proud to work with our student panel to ensure our teaching is relevant, inclusive and respectful for all. This course is available with a Professional Experience Year, giving you the opportunity to apply the skills, knowledge and understanding you have gained in the first two years of the course. If you choose to take the professional year option, you will not pay fees to the University and will earn a wage for the work that you do. There are different entry requirements and course codes for the Professional Experience Year option. In addition, you may choose to Study Abroad with one of our partner Universities for a semester or a year. This degree is also offered with a Foundation Year. Find out more at and search Business Management with Sport

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Year 1; Understanding Organisations, Digital and Business Skills, Data Analysis for Business, The Sporting Event Environment, The Future of Business, Sport Business in Practice. Year 2; Professional Development, Sport and the Media, Sport in the Digital World, Analysis for Sport Sponsorship, Live Sport Industry Project, Project Management. Year 3; Business Ethics and Sustainability, Consulting for Sport, Globalisation of Sport, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Management in Sport Business, Strategic Sport Business Management. In your each year, you have another opportunity to choose a short (10 credit) module in an area you might be interested in or that you've never tried before.

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University of Salford
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Monday 5 July to Monday 9 August 9am until 5pm (except Fridays 10 am until 4pm), Tuesday 10 August, 8am to 7pm, Wednesday 11 August 8am to 6pm, Thursday 12 August 8am - 6pm Friday 13 August 9am - 5pm Saturday 14/ Sunday 15 August Closed Monday 15 August 9am to 5pm (and from this date on, except for Fridays 10am to 4pm).

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