Southampton Solent University

Southampton Solent University

Sport and Development

The course has 2 primary focuses: Firstly, the development of sport, with an emphasis on developing talent, increasing sport participation and providing sustainable pathways; secondly, development through sport, where sport is used as an effective and cost efficient tool for human and social development.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.2 Bachelor�s degree related to sport and/or social development, at a recognised University, and/or an equivalent professional qualification.

Course modules

Core units: Development theory and practice; sport development policy; managing sport and development; social theories and issues in sport and development; monitoring and evaluation for sport and development; research methods; dissertation options; work-based project; mega sports events and development; people in organisation; project management.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed in a variety of ways, including essays, online discussions, oral examinations, work placement reports and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southampton Solent University Southampton SO14 0YN South East

Key information

Faculty of Business, Sport and Enterprise
Telephone number: 
023 8031 9888