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. Based in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management. Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals. We have particular research strengths in international business and strategy, the management of innovation and entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate governance, sport management and marketing, as well as financial management and accounting.

Course modules

You take 4 core modules. Modules: Corporate Governance; International Sports Law; Sports Economics; Sports Governance and Regulation.

Assessment methods

A combination of examinations and coursework.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning October 2018 GBP 5,650 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning October 2018 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2018 GBP 5,650 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2018 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning January 2019 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time January 2019 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning January 2019 GBP 5,650 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time January 2019 GBP 5,650 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

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

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Department of Management
Telephone number: 
02076316740