Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sport Development

There are other course options available which may have a different vacancy status or entry requirements – view the full list of options

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Course summary

Fire your passion for sport and help to transform lives and shape active communities. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Learn how to provide opportunities for participation in sport for all sections of society and encourage people to lead healthier lives
  • Examine how issues such as racism, poverty and gender inequality impact on sport participation – and how as a future practitioner you can challenge these issues
  • Build your teamwork and management skills so you can lead on sporting projects to improve participation rates and attract investment
  • Gain the skills and knowledge to develop inclusive sporting pursuits that benefit disadvantaged and under-represented social groups and communities
  • Understand how sporting opportunities are provided in the UK and internationally and learn about the key organisations responsible for this work
  • Examine how sport can be used as a tool to support communities, and promote peace and international development

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Personal, Professional & Academic Development (PPAD)
  • Structure & Development of Sport
  • Sociology of Sport
  • Sport & Politics
  • Sport Operations Management
  • Physical Activity in the Community
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Community Sport Development
  • Employability in Sport Development
  • Project Management in Sport
  • Research Methods for Sport Development
  • Managing Sport Development
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list. Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Sport & Community Development
  • Strategic Management of Sport Development
  • Sport Development in Practice
  • Sport & Leisure Identities
  • Sport Development Final Year Project (Dissertation, Consultancy or Team Project)
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sport Development at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS