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Course summary

This degree builds on the industry-recognised HNC. All first year entrants will start on the HNC which is available at Inverness College UHI, Perth College UHI, and Moray College UHI. Successful completion will allow progress onto the second year of the degree (DipHE) and entry at this level is available at the following campuses: Inverness College UHI, Lews Castle College UHI, Moray College UHI, North Highland College UHI, Orkney College UHI, Perth College UHI and West Highland College UHI. The BA (Hons) Sports Management degree is designed for those seeking a broad-based management qualification that will introduce you to all aspects of today's modern sporting business. This course will equip you with the skills you will need for a career in sports management, including marketing, human resources, business law and IT.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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

For Year 2 entry, all applicants must have achieved HNC Sports Coaching and Development or HNC Fitness, Health and Exercise Group Award (15 SCQF credits) and be accepted as a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme member through your campus system. Placements cannot be started without this. Direct entry to year 3 is the HND Sports Coaching and Development or HND Fitness Health and Exercise (30 SCQF credits), or DipHE Sports Management.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Successful applicants will be required to complete a PVG Disclosure Check and become PVG Scheme Members in order to undertake this course.


You may be required to attend an interview

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no element below 5.5
PTE Academic5858 average with 51 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)80Min 80 or above with min 18 in each section

Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:

Further information on English Language Requirements can be found at the following:

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

This is a Top-Up Degree whereby Year 1 of the course comprises an HNC and in some cases Year 2 an HND. Courses which comprise an HN award as their first and/or second year will be charged the Higher National fee for the first and/or second year, increasing to the degree fee rate after this. Please see the course page for specific fees details. For full information on fees please see our Undergraduate Tuition Fees page at You can also find information on additional funding available such as bursaries and scholarships at
Sports Management at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS