Learn about the role that sports development and sports management plays in providing people with the opportunity to take part in sport and physical activity, no matter what their level of ability might be. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? A diverse and engaging curriculum allows students to experience a comprehensive range of topics related to sports management and sports development. This course allows you to study a vocationally-driven programme which has been endorsed by the professional industry body, CIMSPA. Benefit from studying on a course with high student satisfaction (NSS), and good employment prospects (DLHE). MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE You will benefit from teaching delivered by expert staff who design their programmes to maximise the relevance of your learning to the skills and knowledge that you will require once you begin work as a graduate. Learn through experiential learning opportunities such as organising and marketing sports events in the local community, such as the Great South Run, as well as the chance to learn through international field trips. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is open to A level applicants (or equivalent). Full details of our entry requirements can be found on our website. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED You have the option to apply for a sandwich placement year or to gain work experience in a single unit. You will develop your graduate skills and attributes throughout the course, enhancing your career options. AFTER THE COURSE As one of the first courses in the UK to be endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity, this course provides you with a high quality, UK-leading student experience, aimed at maximising your graduate level career prospects. Graduate routes include: management of sports and recreational facilities, sports development officer, careers in sports marketing, teaching and education and events management.