University College Birmingham

Summer Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 1JB, United Kingdom

Sports Management

- **Course snapshot** Our BA (Hons) degree, accredited by the University of Birmingham, will give you the management and practical skills you need to make the most of business opportunities in sports management, both in the UK and overseas. Who’s the course for? This course is perfect for anyone interested in management roles in sports tourism and marketing, community sports programmes and in health promotion. Why should I study the course? You will develop a broad range of skills including the analytical, communication and decision-making disciplines that are vital for success in sports organisations. - **Great. Tell me some more** Sports management is an exciting sector with a wide variety of employment opportunities in leisure centre/facility management, sports events, sports development, national governing bodies, sports coaching, sports marketing, PE teaching and health and fitness management. You will study the operational and strategic issues in sport, specifically relating to operating within an international environment. You will participate in several residential visits both in the UK and overseas so you can examine real world examples of effective sports management practice. As an undergraduate, you will have access to UCB’s £26 million study centre at McIntyre House in the historic Jewellery Quarter. - **So what modules will I study?** Year 1: Economics of Sport, Coaching Principles, Healthy Lifestyle, Managing People and Performance, Sport in Society, Sports Safety, Health & the Environment. Year 2: Leading People, Management and Planning of Sport, Managing Sports Facilities, Research for Sport and The Business of Sport. One option from: Enterprise Start-up Studies, Modern Languages (Lower Intermediate), Modern Languages (Upper Intermediate), Sports Nutrition, Sports Psychology, Sports Coaching or Voluntary Initiative. Optional work placement Year 3: Development & Innovation in Sport, International Sports Environment, Research Project, Strategy in Sports Management. One option from: Financial Strategy, Sports Tourism, Sports Coaching and the Development of Expertise, Sports Psychology 2, Sports Marketing. - **What skills will I gain?** You will get the chance to work on your own research project, which creates an opportunity to critically analyse a particular area or field of sports management that interests you. Work experience opportunities throughout your course will allow you to build valuable industry experience and gain networking connections that could last a lifetime. You will also be able to gain CV-boosting qualifications in first aid and modern languages. When you enrol, you automatically become a student member of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA). - **What about the future?** On successful completion of this course will be qualified to move into a wide variety of areas within the sports management sector. Graduates have also gone on to work in sports tourism and marketing, on community sports programmes and in health promotion. Career paths include: - Sports development - Sports centre management - Corporate sports hospitality - Sports coaching - Sports event management

  • Qualification
    Foundation Degree in Arts/FdA
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Birmingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £9,900
  • Qualification
    Foundation Degree in Arts/FdA
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2019-01-21
  • Location
    Main Site,Birmingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £9,900
  • Qualification
    Foundation Degree in Arts/FdA
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2018-01-15
  • Location
    Main Site,Birmingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £9,900
  • Qualification
    Foundation Degree in Arts/FdA
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Birmingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £9,900