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Sports Management Top-up BA (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Flexible learning

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW****With more people than ever now aware of the link between an active lifestyle and good health, sports-related activities have become a booming business. If you want to boost your prospects of a career in this exciting sector, our Sports Management top-up degree course will arm you with the skills and knowhow needed to succeed.**Designed for anyone who has previously studied a relevant subject (up to Level 5), this course will enhance your skill set in vital areas such as analysis, communication and decision making, as well as the management and practical skills needed to make the most of business opportunities in sport, both in the UK and abroad.Throughout your studies, you will have use of our wide range of cutting-edge sports facilities at University College Birmingham, helping you improve your practical skills for the industry. As we are a higher education partner of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), you will also enjoy other benefits including CIMSPA membership upon your enrolment.**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Specialise your studies** – Choose from a range of optional modules, covering subjects ranging from coaching to sports psychology or financial strategy- **In-depth research** – Carry out your own research project and analyse an area of sports management that matches your interests and career aims- **Industry approved** – Boost your employability by studying a course aligned with industry expectations, as well as becoming a CIMSPA student member when you enrol**FACILITIES**Students on our sports courses have access to a wide range of excellent facilities at University College Birmingham. Our Human Performance Centre features the latest equipment including a 35m sprint track, eight lifting platforms, 7m rig and large screens displaying live analysis data. We also have a purpose-built Human Performance Laboratory which hosts an anti-gravity treadmill, isokinetic dynamometer, Monark LC7 cycle ergometer and SECA body composition analyser.Our sports clinics on campus are open to the public, enabling students to put training into practice treating and assessing patients. We also share the impressive £3m Avery Fields complex with Bournville RFC, offering an all-weather pitch, two grass pitches and a clubhouse with function room and modern changing facilities.**ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS**This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).**PLACEMENTS**We encourage students on our top-up course to gain work experience throughout your studies. The 'Work-Based Learning for Sport' module incorporates a work placement.Employers we have worked with include Sport4Life, Anytime Fitness Edgbaston, The Pumphouse Gym, Tempest Executives and The Clubhouse (Solihull)**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Sports development officer- Sports coach- Performance analyst- Fitness centre manager- Event manager- Marketing executiveYou could also progress onto one of our postgraduate courses at University College Birmingham.- **Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course**

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

HND (BTEC) : P

A relevant HND or a foundation degree in the areas of Sport Coaching and Development, with 240 credits.

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University College Birmingham

  • Campus address

    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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