The BA (Hons) Sports Business Management degree at Lincoln is designed for students seeking to critically examine the sports sector using tools from the international world of business. It aims to enable you to explore the policy, planning, impact, management and delivery of sporting opportunities, particularly in a commercial context and develop your skills for the critical analysis of sport, sport products, services and operations. The course offers the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in relation to the sports industry – its connection to the socio-cultural environment, global structure and complexity, and the challenges and issues involved in reconciling government objectives with personal and community aspirations. Lincoln International Business School aims to enable you to develop a strong business acumen, transferable skills and confidence to engage with practitioner experiences.
Students have the opportunity to take options from their second year onwards which allows for the development of particular expertise from various areas of the School (finance, HR, marketing, advertising or PR). The opportunity to undertake an optional 12-month work placement (Professional Practice) between Years 2 and 3 can allow students to further develop their sport business/management knowledge and transferable skills within a real work environment, whilst significantly enhancing their employability on completion of the programme. For the most up to date module information, please visit the course page for this programme on our website. Some programmes provide you with the opportunity to focus your study in a particular area through optional modules. Timetabling arrangements may limit the availability of some optional modules to some students. As the options often reflect staff research interests, they may alter over time due to staff availability.
The way students will be assessed on this course will vary for each module. It could include coursework, such as a dissertation or essay, written and practical exams, portfolio development, group work or presentations to name some examples. Throughout this degree, students may receive tuition from professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, researchers, practitioners, visiting experts or technicians, and they may be supported in their learning by other students.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications. We also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.
English language requirements
In addition to meeting the academic requirements, Overseas students will also be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Please visit our English language requirements page for a full list of the English qualifications we accept: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/
If you have studied outside of the UK, you can find more information about the wide range of international qualifications we accept by visiting our entry requirements and your country page:
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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