The sports sector is growing at a phenomenal rate and demand for experts to support this burgeoning industry is increasing, creating a flourishing job market for suitably qualified graduates with a BA (Hons) in Sport Business. This programme is designed to fit industry needs and is facilitated through working partnerships between LJMU staff, students and external employers and subject specialists. Employability and entrepreneurship are key elements of this programme. As such you will have access to a range of opportunities to engage in work-related learning so that you can put theory into practice, develop professional networks and increase your graduate skill set. LJMU has links with over 450 different employers in the North West alone and offers you superb work placement and project opportunities across all levels of the degree. We are also actively involved in Everton Football in the Community, Merseyside County Sport Partnership, National Governing Bodies of Sport and Liverpool City Council. Our key contacts with local community sports club provide an excellent base for students to learn and develop their sport business skills on a regular basis. We continually liaise and engage at a senior level with the sports business industry to ensure the programme is as cutting-edge as possible. Plus from September 2017, IM Marsh students will have access to a free strength and conditioning studio onsite. All LJMU students are also entitled to apply for free off-peak membership for Lifestyles Fitness Centres across Liverpool and discounted peak-rate membership is also available so you can keep yourself active alongside your sport studies.