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Sports Business Management BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW**By bringing management theory into the practical world, this course will foster the understanding and ability you’ll need for a career in the sport, recreation and leisure industries. Throughout the programme, we’ll encourage you to think creatively, bringing your own ideas to tackle real-life business challenges, from running recruitment campaigns and managing events to developing a marketing strategy and conducting market research.With guest lectures from industry experts and field trips to sports clubs, you’ll meet plenty of professionals working in the sector. And with our connections across sport, we’re ready to help you gain vital experience. You can volunteer for organisations or events in the area, or spend a year studying abroad or working on an industry placement – developing your skills and boosting your career prospects.Once you've graduated, you’ll have everything you need to chart your future in the business of sport – following in the footsteps of our other graduates, working for organisations including BBC Sport, England Netball, and British Swimming.**Choose a placement or study abroad**The course offers real flexibility as you will enrol on the three-year course and then decide if a placement or overseas study is right for you once you have started your studies. You don’t have to decide now. If you opt to undertake a placement or study abroad your course will normally be four years full-time.**FEATURES AND BENEFITS**- **Triple crown** – study in a Business School that has prestigious triple accreditation from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.- **Highly ranked in the UK** – we’re ranked 9th in the Complete University Guide 2021 for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism subjects and are in the top 10 in The Guardian University Guide 2020. - **Learn from the experts** – our teaching staff have experience at all levels of sport and work with some of the big organisations in the industry.- **Study in Manchester** – you’ll be based in a city home to great events and two of the world’s biggest football clubs. It’s the perfect place to learn about the industry.- **Field trips** – you’ll get to see places like Etihad Campus (National Cycling Centre and Manchester City FC) and Adidas North European Headquarters.- **Get involved with industry** – attend guest talks and masterclasses, network with recruiters, and go on placement with organisations like Puma, Nike, or JD Sports. - **Take your pick of careers** – with your broad range of skills you could work anywhere from sports clubs to governing bodies.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

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