Course Information

With renowned provision for high-quality teaching, your learning will include online lectures, seminars and activities, as well as independent study.

Assessments include a range of essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity will allow you to experience various modes of academic and professional practice, developing your abilities and refining your skills in preparation for you next steps.

With an excellent support system in place, academic tutors will work closely with you throughout the duration of your programme, supporting your development and tracking your academic progress, to ensure that you achieve your personal best.


BA (Hons) Sport Management (Blended Learning)

The programme provides opportunities to develop your management skills. You will cultivate a knowledge and understanding of operations, finance, human resources, leadership, quality and finance, which will be applied to sports facilities and events.

You will put your theory into practice through applied studies and assessments. The Sports specific modules include Sports Development and Physical Activity, Lifestyle, and Wellbeing.

Modules

Year 1

Customer Care In The Sport Industry

Introduction to the Sport Industry

Physical Activity and Health Promotion

Industrial Work Placement/CPD

Marketing Management in the Sport Industry

Leadership in the Sport Industry

Year 2

Research Project

Human Resource Management in the Sport Industry

Managing in the Health and Fitness Industry

Financial Management in the Sport Industry

Event Management in the Sport Industry

Managing Sports Development

Year 3

Research Proposal

Research Project

Strategic Management in the Sport Industry

Sport Development

Global Sport Marketing

International Business of Sport

Progression Opportunities

Following this programme, many successful students have gained employment in sport and leisure management. Alternatively, you may progress on to postgraduate studies at Masters level.


BSc Sport Coaching (Blended Learning)

The programme provides opportunities to develop your teaching and coaching skills. You will cultivate a knowledge and understanding of the disciplines underpinning effective sports coaching and performance for different ages and abilities.

You will put your theory into practice through applied studies, placements and assessments.

Modules

Year 1

Applied Coaching Theory

Coaching Practice and Placement

Understanding Research

Technical and Biomechanical Analysis of Sport

Physiology of Fitness Training for Coaching

Principles of Pedagogy and Physical Education

Year 2

Athlete Welfare and Safeguarding

Psychology for Coaches

Leadership in the Sport Industry

Work Based Experience and Project

Foundations of Effective Practice

Year 3

Advanced Coaching Practice

Teaching Strategy: Pedagogy in Practice

Tactical Analysis of Sport

Managing Sports Development

Research Project

Progression Opportunities

Following this programme, many successful students have applied to PGCE programmes to pursue a career in teaching, with others gaining employment in international coaching, local authority coaching, professional clubs and National Governing Body programmes. Students can also progress on to postgraduate study.


Entry Requirements

72 UCAS points, including GCSE English and Maths (level 4 or above)