Sports Management at Loughborough College - UCAS

Loughborough College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Loughborough University

Sports Management

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Course summary

Loughborough University validates this contemporary three-year Sports Management degree course and provides students with the opportunity to learn the knowledge and expertise required to be a successful professional within the industry. Applied Sports Management roles are integral to the growing and developing sporting environment. Our course is designed to provide expert knowledge of the Sports Management field, allowing students to gain a comprehensive understanding of this fast-growing sector, both nationally and internationally. Sports Management practitioners require a blend of knowledge combining both an appreciation of sport as well as the unique applied management topics that support and produce successful professionals ready to enter the industry following successful completion of the course. You will learn alongside industry experts and gain sought-after skills to successfully promote, manage and lead sporting organisations and events while appreciating contemporary issues and the modern context of sport. You will learn these core skills across multiple contexts, considering grassroots through to mega-events and elite competitions. Course Content: Our course is designed to offer students the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and understanding of the specific theories, concepts and principles of practice from strategic planning, marketing, finance, ethics and social responsibility, ready for work within the Sports Management industry. Our teaching spaces and facilities support the learning of students through lectures, seminars, guest speakers and industry visits, as well as peer-group learning and independent study. Students on this programme, have additional access to world-class facilities and opportunities including: · World-class sporting facilities and teams · National and international trips and visits to stadiums and sporting events · Additional study spaces, including access to Loughborough University Library · Access to further sport-specific volunteering opportunities within sports development · Opportunities to engage with, and gain guidance and advice from professionals within the industry. The course focuses on developing skills required for industry. You will undertake placements during your second year, with the opportunity to work with Loughborough performance sports academies and our close industry connections locally and nationally, allowing the application of theory in an industry setting. Progression Opportunities: Following completion of this course, students may apply to study at the master’s (MSc/MA) level or look to gain employment within applied sports management.


Year 1 modules: Research and Academic Skills, Introduction to Sports Management and Finance, Introduction to Sports Marketing Introduction to Event Management, Introduction to the Social Sciences of Sport and Foundations of Sports Development. Year 2 modules: Employability and Placement, Research Methods, Managing within the Sports Industry, Digital Marketing Applied Sports Development and Events Management, Contemporary Issues in Sport Year 3 modules: Research Project, Business Enterprise, Global Sports Marketing, Emerging Themes in Sports Management, Issues in Sport and Health

Assessment method

You will undertake various assessments, including professional discussions, portfolios, marketing campaigns, essays and presentations. All modules and assessments are aligned to the skills and competencies required within industry, equipping you well for the world of work.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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

The cost of some activities and kit required for practical sessions are not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees can be found on our website.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8950 Year 1
Scotland £8950 Year 1
Wales £8950 Year 1
EU £12500 Year 1
International £12500 Year 1
Channel Islands £12500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £12500 Year 1

Additional fee information

The cost of some activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees can be found on our website.
Sports Management at Loughborough College - UCAS