University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Sports Management

This course provides professional preparation for management or leadership positions in a variety of sport, recreation and health promotion areas. The course is aimed at professionals working in sports organisations and in sport management who want to expand their management skills and knowledge to improve their career prospects, or graduates aspiring to work in sports business or management. The course will provide students with a sound understanding of sport management, and will encompass the study of key management disciplines including economics, financial management, marketing, human resource management and research methods. A significant proportion of the programme is vocationally focused and student driven. The professional placement enables students to demonstrate their professional sports management competencies through continuing professional development activities, and the dissertation provides opportunities to negotiate a suitable project that meets the intended learning outcomes of the module in their area of sports management interest.

Entry requirements

Students will normally have a 2.1 classification in a sport related degree. Students who hold a sport-related degree classification of either 2.2 (or below), or, a non-sport related degree will be considered on a case by case basis and may be required to submit a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate sports management experience. The IELTS score for international students is 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in each component).

Course modules

Sports marketing and the environment; entrepreneurship in sport; dissertation; professional practice; leading and managing people in sport; research methods.

Assessment methods

Written assignments; data handling assignments; case study; oral presentation and defence; integrative curriculum project; portfolio; business plan; group presentation; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Riverside Centre Worcester WR2 5JN West Midlands

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