Safe Sport at Bournemouth University - UCAS

Course options

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Course summary

Be at the forefront of the sport industry by studying this innovative course. Through exploring contemporary units, you will critically examine the practice, management and realisation of safer sporting environments. Why study MSc Safe Sport at BU? This course responds directly to the urgency to create and promote Safe Sport practices and spaces in contemporary sports organisations.

  • Expand your knowledge on the topic of Safe Sport through an exploration of sociological, psychological and sport management theories
  • Choose to complete a 30-week work placement to enhance employability and improve your performance
  • Learn from a team of research-active academics who have strong links with both the sport industry and the wider business community and who are recognised as world leaders in Safe Sport
  • Benefit from the flexibility and study this course part-time or full-time
  • Engage and network with industry speakers, who offer specific insights, innovation, knowledge, experience of Safe Sport research, practice and management
  • Graduate with the skills and expertise to succeed in a range of roles in sport organisations, to directly influence and respond to the global Safe Sport agenda.


Core units: Understanding Safe Sport | Inclusive Practices in Sport | Mental Health in Sport | Sport, Ethics and Integrity | Welfare and Human Rights in Sport Option units: The Sport Media Nexus | Medical and Scientific Issues in Sport and Exercise | Exercise Psychology for Behaviour Change | International Sport Event Management | Crisis and Disaster Management | Strategic Sport Management | Dissertation | Applied Sports Project

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £10000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £10000 Year 1
Scotland £10000 Year 1
Wales £10000 Year 1
Channel Islands £10000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £10000 Year 1
International £17500 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Fee regions explained: UK: United Kingdom ROI: Republic of Ireland CI: Channel Islands & Isle of Man Int'l: International Placement year: £1,850
Safe Sport at Bournemouth University - UCAS