Swansea Business Campus
This vocational programme prepares you for an exciting career within the Sport and Leisure industries.
Provision within this sector is becoming globally prominent both at community levels through to elite and professional sport. The work based learning emphasis of this pathway will open exciting opportunities for sports enthusiasts.
The general focus of this programme is to provide a flexible route of study which enables students to gain the vocational experience whilst developing a knowledge of sports management issues and concepts within the context of the wider leisure industry environment.
The key aim is to enable students, through work based learning, to develop the relevant skills and abilities to enable them to make an effective contribution in the private, public and voluntary sectors of the sports, leisure, events and health & fitness industries.
The employability agenda central to this programme will prepare students for future sports and recreation careers. Early career skills and knowledge will be developed through studying skill acquisition, coaching and instructing processes whilst introducing key theories and issues affecting the sports and leisure industries. The programme will be progressive, building on foundation modules students will develop basic management skills and knowledge through work based learning.
UWTSD is Swansea’s Metropolitan University, and with a City Centre Campus and base at Swansea Leisure Centre it is without doubt an ideal location to study Sports Management. The vibrancy of Wind Street is a major attraction for students as well the success of Swansea City FC and the Osprey’s making this a dynamic premier league sporting City.
The programme is flexible so you can undertake part time or full time experiences in order to complete the internship. This allows students to gain additional placements in order to further develop their skills, breadth of experience and enhance their employability.
The University’s international perspective and integration with employers and professional associations guarantee relevant and current content. The wide range of extracurricular activities both subject related and social including a range of exciting field study trips will further enhance the student experience previous trips include visits to the Olympic Stadium in London including attending the dress rehearsal of the opening ceremony, tours of sporting venues including Ffos Las Race Course, Millennium Stadium, Celtic Manor and regular trips to the Swiss Alps.
The programme boasts a high employability rate for graduating students who are in work within six months of completing the degree, including;
- Community Sports Development
- National Sporting Organisations
- Sports/Leisure Facilities Management
- Leisure Attractions
- Spa, Health & Fitness Management
- Sports Media
- Sports Coaching and PE teaching
- Watersports Management and Adventure Sports
- Other related industries (public and private services)
Examples of previous career success of students include Sports Development Officers, Watersports Managers, Leisure Centre Duty Officers, Leisure Centre Managers and PE teachers.
A significant number of students progress to the Degree Programme and some will undertake postgraduate studies.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
£ 13,500per 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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