University College Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Warwick

Sports Management Top-up

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Course summary

This course is accredited by the University of Warwick OVERVIEW With more people than ever now aware of the link between an active lifestyle and good health, sports-related activities have become a booming business. If you want to boost your prospects of a career in this exciting sector, our Sports Management top-up degree course will arm you with the skills and knowhow needed to succeed. Designed for anyone who has previously studied a relevant subject (up to Level 5), this course will enhance your skill set in vital areas such as analysis, communication and decision making, as well as the management and practical skills needed to make the most of business opportunities in sport, both in the UK and abroad. Throughout your studies, you will have use of our wide range of cutting-edge sports facilities at University College Birmingham, helping you improve your practical skills for the industry. As we are a higher education partner of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), you will also enjoy other benefits including CIMSPA membership upon your enrolment. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

  • Specialise your studies – Choose from a range of optional modules, covering subjects ranging from coaching to sports psychology or financial strategy
  • In-depth research – Carry out your own research project and analyse an area of sports management that matches your interests and career aims
  • Industry approved – Boost your employability by studying a course aligned with industry expectations, as well as becoming a CIMSPA student member when you enrol
FACILITIES Students on our sports courses have access to a wide range of excellent facilities at University College Birmingham. Our Human Performance Centre features the latest equipment including a 35m sprint track, eight lifting platforms, 7m rig and large screens displaying live analysis data. We also have a purpose-built Human Performance Laboratory which hosts an anti-gravity treadmill, isokinetic dynamometer, Monark LC7 cycle ergometer and SECA body composition analyser. Our sports clinics on campus are open to the public, enabling students to put training into practice treating and assessing patients. We also share the impressive £3m Avery Fields complex with Bournville RFC, offering an all-weather pitch, two grass pitches and a clubhouse with function room and modern changing facilities. ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA). PLACEMENTS We encourage students on our top-up course to gain work experience throughout your studies. The 'Work-Based Learning for Sport' module incorporates a work placement. Employers we have worked with include Sport4Life, Anytime Fitness Edgbaston, The Pumphouse Gym, Tempest Executives and The Clubhouse (Solihull) CAREERS AND PROGRESSION Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:
  • Sports development officer
  • Sports coach
  • Performance analyst
  • Fitness centre manager
  • Event manager
  • Marketing executive
You could also progress onto one of our postgraduate courses at University College Birmingham.
  • Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course

Course details

Modules

  • Development and Innovation in Sport
  • International Sports Environment
  • Research Project
  • Strategy in Sport
Plus one option from:
  • Financial Strategy
  • Sports Tourism
  • Sports Coaching and the Development of Expertise
  • Work Based Learning for Sport
  • Sports Psychology II
- Sports Marketing

Assessment method

Note: Indicative information only. Actual timetables and assessment regimes will be issued at your induction. Please be aware that methods of delivery for this course may be altered due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic – for the most up-to-date information, please refer to our website: www.ucb.ac.uk ASSESSMENT Estimated breakdown of assessment for this course:

  • Coursework – 58%
  • Practical assessment – 33%
  • Written examinations – 9%
Our teaching and assessment is underpinned by our Teaching, Learning and Assessment Strategy 2021-2024.


How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

- **Transferring from another university** At University College Birmingham, we consider applications from students who have studied, or are currently studying, a Higher Education course and now wish to transfer universities. - **What do I need to do?** To make an enquiry about studying at University College Birmingham, you will need to complete our online enquiry form -> **https://portal.ucb.ac.uk/#/admissions/ucb-direct-apply** Consideration for advanced entry will be dependent on the modules of your previous course, and how well this matches to the content of the course you wish to transfer to at University College Birmingham. Additionally, the process will be dependent on the number of credits achieved on your current course. Where similar study is apparent, it may be possible for us to award Accreditation for Previous Learning (APL) and, therefore, advanced entry onto a course at UCB will be permitted. Please note; due to the nature of this process, all applications are considered on an individual basis.

International applicants

All non-EU international students can apply directly via our online application forms: https://portal.ucb.ac.uk/#/admissions/direct-application/intro Undergraduate applicants can also apply via UCAS, if they wish to apply to more than one university. The International Admissions team aim to respond to any new application made directly via the online application form within 5 working days of receipt. However, this can vary during peak application periods (particularly January-March) or if the team require additional information to process your application. Applicants who apply to transfer to University College Birmingham on to a second year or final year of a course will have their previous course matched for entry. Each application is considered individually and careful consideration is given to all information on your application form. We may also need to contact you regarding your immigration status or previous studies in the UK.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you are unsure if your previous qualification is suitable please contact us before completing an application, you can call us on 0121 604 1040 or email: [email protected] EU/international students Academic: European and International qualifications studied in a relevant subject matter will also be considered applicants will need to have achieved 120 ECTS or equivalent (European Credit Transfer) If you are unsure if your previous qualification is suitable please contact us before completing an application, you can call us on 0121 604 1040 or email EU: [email protected] International: [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.ucb.ac.uk/our-courses/top-up/sport/sports-management-ba-(hons)-top-up.aspx


English language requirements

To apply for all undergraduate degrees, if your first language is not English, you will need to sit an approved test in English.

UCB English Language Requirements

http://www.ucb.ac.uk/our-courses/international/english-language-requirements/english-language-requirements-table.aspx


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £13500 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

UK: If you are a UK student enrolling on a Foundation Degree or a BA/BSc at University College Birmingham in 2021/22, your fee for this academic year will be £9,250. A half year tuition fee is £4625. This is a yearly fee, and will increase with inflation in subsequent years (in line with the government’s permitted rise). If you are an English student studying your first higher education qualification, you can apply for a tuition fee loan from the Student Loans Company. You will not start repaying this loan until you leave the course and are earning over £25,000 a year. If you live in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, you should apply to Student Finance Wales, Student Finance Northern Ireland, or SAAS. The loans and grants available to you will differ from those available from Student Finance England. UCB does not charge for 24 or 48 week placements. More information about UK Fees please go to our website here - https://www.ucb.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/undergraduate-fees/ EU and International: More information about International Fees please go to our website here - https://www.ucb.ac.uk/our-courses/international/tuition-fees-and-scholarships.aspx
Sports Management Top-up at University College Birmingham - UCAS