If you love sport and want to bring this passion to the business side of the industry, Southampton Solent University’s innovative sports studies and business degree will help develop your skills, knowledge and business acumen to begin your career. This innovative degree focuses on the business of the sports industry. Students will study subjects such as marketing, law and finance alongside sport development, coaching and research, giving them the industry knowledge and skill to pursue a career in the business of running a sports club or similar organisation. The experienced course team’s established local and national industry links has provided previous students the opportunity for valuable work experience in the industry. Past students have also benefitted from talks delivered by guest lecturers, giving insight around current issues in the industry to help build students’ knowledge. To complement their degree studies and help to boost employability, students have also previously been encouraged to gain valuable work experience by studying for an NGB coaching qualification. Students who love participating in sport can join one of the University’s many sports clubs for track, field or water. Elite athletes can benefit from the University’s High Performance Academy where they will receive mentoring, one-to-one strength and conditioning training and high performance sport support lectures.