Abertay University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sport and Management

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Course summary

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Whether it be high-performance sports at the Olympics or World Cup, or the development of sport, exercise and physical activity as part of grassroots and community initiatives, the role of management is becoming increasingly important to support these areas. Benefit from two teams of experts - Abertay University's Business School and the Division of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Work across disciplines and engage with students studying both Management and Sport and Exercise, gaining a unique view of these industries and developing an excellent knowledge base. Have opportunities to engage in work placements, make contacts, gain experience and develop your professional portfolio and employability above and beyond your degree. Work on projects and develop skills that align with the needs of Sports' National Governing Bodies and other organisations to stand out from the crown when applying for jobs.

Course details

Modules

Core modules - Social Science for Sport & Exercise; Psychology for Physical Activity & Health; Social Science of Physical Activity & Health; The Nature of Management; Managing Ideas & People; Business Analytics; Project Management; Operations & Supply Chain Management; Future of Work; Practice-Based Innovation; Managing Transformational Change and Sports Work Placement. Other modules that may be offered (subject to change over time) - Research Methods; Coaching & Learning and Managing Sports Policy & Development.

Assessment method

The course involves lectures, small group seminars, activity based practicals and private study. You will spend around 18 hours per week attending classes and, in addition, you will be required to undertake an average of 20 hours of private study a week. You will also be expected to undertake work placements, which will help reinforce the important link between theory and practice. The course is assessed by a combination of examination and coursework. Some modules will involve both practical and work-based assessment. The range of skills you acquire during the course help you develop a comprehensive understanding of the component disciplines of your degree.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2020.

If you already have a 2020 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
CN62
Institution code:
A30
Campus name:
Abertay Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants should have National 5/GCSE English and Maths/Lifeskill Maths at grade C/4 or equivalent

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

https://www.abertay.ac.uk/course-search/undergraduate/sport-and-management/

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview

Audition


English language requirements

We look for applicants to have achieved an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual test lower than 5.5. Some degrees have higher requirements - refer to the 'entry routes' tab of each degree for more detail.

List of English Language Requirements

https://www.abertay.ac.uk/studying/informationforinternationalstudents/english-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £1820 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Sport and Management at Abertay University - UCAS