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Sport Management (including a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

University of Chester

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Study the socially and economically important industry of sport, and learn how to apply contemporary approaches to real-world challenges.

Course overview

This course is delivered by a team of academic, technical and administrative staff who are committed to helping you thrive and succeed in this competitive and exciting industry. You will be taught by academics with sport industry knowledge, and we aim to provide guest lecturers from a variety of relevant organisations.

Why study this course with us?

Small class sizes, personalised attention and extensive industry involvement make this course directly apply to the industry, and will equip you with both subject knowledge and strong professional networks through your years at University Centre Shrewsbury.

The course has been designed in conjunction with employers and small businesses in the industry and continues to liaise extensively with professionals and employers through visits, work experience and staff contact, enabling graduates of this friendly and supportive course to maximise their opportunities for success.

Teaching methods

Much of the teaching on this course is classroom based, supported by field trips and visits to relevant organisations. Guest speakers are invited regularly, and can add value to content provided by academic staff. You will undertake independent learning and take responsibility for your own outcomes from the course.

Assessment

You will undertake a wide variety of assessments, both written and practical, to practice your skills in information analysis and presentation.

Job prospects

Graduates will typically pursue a career in sports management through public or private sports organisations or through UK regulatory bodies in sport. This may include a variety of job roles, including: sports development, sports marketing, sports operations, sports manufacturing, sport product and brand management, sponsorship strategy and communications, volunteer management, or sports event management.

Careers service

The University has an award winning Careers and Employability service which provides a variety of employability-enhancing experiences; through the curriculum; through employer contact and through tailored group sessions and individual information, advice and guidance.

Careers and Employability - Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

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    27th out of 54 7

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    28th out of 84 11

  • Entry standards

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    125 82%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    54 54%

    34th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    16th

    3
  • Entry standards

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    111 64%

    59th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

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    66 66%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

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    4.01 80%

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    29
  • Entry standards

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    127 64%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    11th

    2

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