Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Sport Governance

This programme introduces you to issues of governance and regulation and how they apply in the sport industry. It provides you with a thorough introduction to theoretical issues in corporate governance and sport economics, and links these to the governance and regulation of sport in practice. The programme is ideally suited to the needs of executives within football clubs and media organisations, officers of football and sport regulatory bodies, members of supporters' organisations and local government officials with responsibilities in the leisure field. It will also appeal to those with a general interest in the sport, football and media industries, or those seeking a broad, general education in sport management with a view to switching career into the sport business sector. Teaching on the Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Management/Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Governance is also informed by the activities of the academic staff in the Birkbeck Sport Business Centre, Birkbeck's designated research centre for the study of sport business. Highlights - Discusses the 'peculiar economics' of the sport industry and the need for appropriate forms of regulation. - Helps you acquire the learning and research skills, and competencies, that are viewed as transferable and career-enhancing. - An opportunity to progress to the MSc Sport Management and the Business of Football. - The Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy. - Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals. - We engage in significant collaborative research and have excellent contacts with many public and private sector organisations, professional bodies and researchers at other academic institutions.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert: Our standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification.

Course modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck's online prospectus.

Assessment methods

A combination of examinations and coursework.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning October 2019 5,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2019 5,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus WC1E 7HX London

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Management
Telephone number: 
02076316740