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Sport Management BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course description

Sport has become one of the world’s most lucrative and high-profile business sectors. Choose our pioneering BA (Hons) Sport Management course to launch your career in an industry which never fails to thrill.

  • 100% of our BA (Hons) Sport Management students are satisfied with the overall quality of this course, and 90% are satisfied with the assessment and feedback received (National Student Survey 2020)
  • Experience working in the industry through placements at Derby County FC, Uttoxeter Race Course, Derby Arena, Team Derby and other sport businesses
  • Gain hands-on experience in organising large sporting events – from football and cricket to basketball and half marathons
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of sport marketing, media, PR, finance, events, operations and international sport
  • Build strategic, leadership and enterprise skills for a successful future in sport management
  • Join a sport course which is ahead of the game: ours was the first degree of its kind in the country to guarantee every student a sport business work placement during each year of their studies.

Sport Management at Derby

Sport is becoming one of the world's most lucrative industries. Prepare to play your part with hands-on experience of organising sporting events and the chance to see the business of sport close up with organisations like our official partner of the course, Derby County Football Club.

This varied sports degree builds your expertise in areas such as sports event management, marketing, media and business development, sport policy and planning, sport finance, and professional development.

Business work placements in each year of study prepare you for a successful future in sport management. You could find yourself attending live press conferences, getting involved with commercial hospitality and retail management, taking part in crowd management on match days, or undertaking consultancy and research projects for clubs.

Careers

As a BA (Hons) Sport Management graduate, you can progress to a wide range of roles within professional sports clubs – such as marketing executive, facility manager, social media manager, commercial sponsorship manager or sport event manager.

You could also seek a business management career in broader fields including the events industry with concerts and festivals. In addition, there is the potential to progress to postgraduate study or teacher training with a focus on sport or business.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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