Sport Business Management with Foundation Year at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS

Sport Business Management with Foundation Year

Sheffield Hallam University

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Course summary • Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start. • Learn from the best on a course that has been developed in collaboration with industry experts. • Gain skills that are transferable to other industries. • Get to work with well known organisations in a live project and work placements. Work with organisations like UK Sport, the English Football Association and various football clubs to understand management and business as applied in organisations in the sport industry. This course prepares you to take advantage of the many opportunities resulting from the continuing expansion of the global sport economy. How you learn The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Sport Business Management course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other sport foundation students, then move on to the degree. Alongside business and management concepts, you learn about the sport environment and the role of sport in society to achieve a range of objectives. You study modules ranging from the basics of financial management to the strategic positioning of products and services. You learn through • lectures • seminars • tutorials • project supervision • demonstration • workshops • field trips • external visits • placements In the foundation year, you build your Sport Business Management interest and knowledge alongside developing your academic skills. You receive face-to-face feedback regularly during your modules in order to prepare you for the completion of your assignments. This will be via tasks set for you to undertake in the module seminars or in your independent study time. Applied learning Work placements and professional development You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Past students have had placements with Reebok India, Badminton England, Aston Villa, Norwich City and Sheffield United football clubs, Sheffield Steelers, Leicester Tigers, England Rugby 2015, the English Institute of Sport, Champneys Springs Health Resort, Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sport Industries Research Centre, England and Wales Cricket Board. Live projects In the enterprise and innovation module you have the opportunity to present and develop your own business idea with the help of the University's Research and Innovation Office. You examine opportunities and markets, study entrepreneurship and innovation theory, as well as using applied research from your chosen sporting industry.

Course details


Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You can take an optional placement in year three. Year 1 Compulsory modules Contemporary Issues In Health, Sport And Social Care 40 Foundation Project In Health, Sport And Social Care 20 Personal And Professional Skills For Health, Sport And Social Care 40 Elective modules Applied Science For Health, Sport And Social Care 20 Introduction To Social Science For Health, Sport And Social Care 20 Year 2 Compulsory modules Developing Management And Leadership Practice 20 Managing The Sports Business 20 Principles Of Marketing And Finance For Sport Managers 20 Sport Research In Practice 20 The Management Of Sport In Society 20 The Sport Management Environment 20 Year 3 Compulsory modules Applied Marketing And Finance For Sport Managers 20 Enterprise And Innovation In Sport 20 Hrm For Sport Managers 20 Research In Sport Business Management 20 Elective modules Event Management Design And Innovation 20 Managing The Development Of Sport In The Uk 20 Operational Facility Management 20 Final year Compulsory modules Management Applications 20 Project 40 Strategic Management Of Sport 20 Elective modules Economics And Finance Of Professional Team Sports 20 Managing The Development Of International Sport 20 Marketing Communications 20 Sport, Brands And Culture 20 Strategic Facility Management 20 Strategic Management Of Sport Events 20

Assessment method

Coursework Exams Practical

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How to apply

Application deadlines

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15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points From at least two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example: CC at A Level MPP in BTEC Extended Diploma. A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and EPQ.
Access to HE Diploma P: 45 credits Access to HE Diploma from a QAA recognised Access to HE course in a science based subject. Normally we require 15 credits at level 2 and 45 at level 3
GCSE/National 4/National 5 English Language at grade C or 4 or equivalent Maths at grade C or 4 or equivalent Equivalencies we only accept are from Equivalency Testing

If you do not have any of the qualifications above but have relevant experience you are welcome to discuss potential opportunities with the admissions tutor. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or above at the point of enrolment.

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.
TOEFL (iBT)79Listening: minimum level 17 Speaking: minimum level 20 Reading: minimum level 18 Writing: minimum level 17
Cambridge English AdvancedCListening: minimum score 162 Speaking: minimum score 162 Reading: minimum score 162 Writing: minimum score 162
PTE Academic52Listening: minimum level 51 Speaking: minimum level 51 Reading: minimum level 51 Writing: minimum level 51

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 £13650 Year 1

Additional fee information

During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
Sport Business Management with Foundation Year at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS