University of Central Lancashire has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Prepare yourself for a career in sports business management with this rigorous and intellectually stimulating course from UCLan, which focuses on your development as a critical thinker. You’ll examine sports business management from a range of perspectives, linking theory and practice while drawing on contemporary research and issues in sports business, including sustainability, globalisation, corporate social responsibility and corruption. At the same time, you’ll learn the core business management disciplines - including management, finance, strategy, operations and economics - and their application to sport, graduating with the skills, knowledge and experience you need to become an effective leader and manager in the sports sector.
Health and sports is a booming sector in the UK offering many graduate opportunities locally and internationally. And following the Olympics 2012 legacy, a degree in Sports Business Management will lead to a diverse array of opportunities including sports management, performance, coaching, a career in public service or the army.
There is the opportunity to undertake a period of study (a semester or a whole year) abroad, in the USA, Singapore, UCLan Cyprus, Italy, Spain, Germany or Kazan University in Russia studying how sport is delivered, managed and the problems it faces in different cultures.
Year 1: Managing Sport Finance and Economics, Principles and Practices of Sport Business Management, Sport Business Environments
Year 2: Human resource management, Sports marketing, Operations and sport law, Research and enterprise for sport
Year 3: Strategic sport business management, Management and professional development, Contemporary Issues in Sport Business Management, Professional Project or Enterprise/innovation project or Consultancy or Dissertation
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||104 - 112 points||Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement.|
|A level||104 -112 UCAS points at A2|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM - DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||106-112 UCAS points|
|Scottish Higher||104 -112 UCAS points|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including Maths and English or equivalent. Equivalent qualifications are Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English or Level 3 Key Skills in Maths and Communication.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||Pass IB Diploma including 104 -112 UCAS points from Higher Level subjects|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||104 -112 UCAS points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||D*D - D*D*|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DMM - DDM|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D - D*D*|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||104 -112 UCAS points|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|