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Sports Management Top-up BA (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Flexible learning

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course snapshot**Sport is big business. More people than ever now understand the link between an active lifestyle and good health, and are prepared to spend their time and money on sport-related activities. On UCB's Sports Management Top-up course, you'll gain the skills needed to succeed in the exciting sector of sports management, opening the doors to a wide variety of employment opportunities. We are a partner of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and our course is accredited by the University of Birmingham - one of the world's leading academic institutions - while you'll be supported in your studies by the use of UCB's brand new, state-of-the-art sports facilities.**Who’s the course for?**This course is designed for anyone who has previously studied a relevant subject and is interested in a career in sports management and related fields within the industry.**Why should I study the course?**- **SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES** – Select from a range of optional modules, covering subjects ranging from coaching to sports psychology or financial strategy- **IN-DEPTH RESEARCH** – Conduct your own research project and analyse an area of sports management that matches your interests and career aspirations- **INDUSTRY APPROVED** – Enhance your employability by studying a course aligned with industry expectations, as well as becoming a CIMSPA student member when you enrol**Great. Tell me some more**Studying on our sports courses means you will have access to a wide range of state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Our new Human Performance Centre includes a 35m sprint track (with force plate) and sled track, eight lifting platforms, integrated bilateral force plates, 7m rig and large screens displaying live analysis data. It also contains our purpose-built Human Performance Lab, featuring an anti-gravity treadmill, isokinetic dynamometer, Monark LC7 cycle ergometer and SECA body composition analyser.You will also have access to our cutting-edge gym and our sports injury and massage clinics on campus, as well as use of the state-of-the-art all-weather pitch at Avery Fields, which we share with leading Birmingham rugby club Bournville RFC. The purpose-built, 15-acre site has undergone a £3 million transformation, with the pitch situated alongside two new grass pitches and an impressive clubhouse including a function room, modern changing facilities and a physiotherapy suite.Our strong links within the sports industry will give you the chance to gain valuable work experience alongside your studies. Our hired@UCB employability team will assist you in finding relevant work to support your future career plans.**What skills will I gain?**You will gain the management and practical skills needed to make the most of business opportunities in sport, as well as an understanding of the operational and strategic issues in the industry, specifically relating to operating within an international environment.You will develop the analytical, communication and decision-making skills vital for success in sports organisations.The research project will hone your independent learning skills as well as giving you an in-depth knowledge of an industry subject relevant to your future career aspirations.**What about the future?** This course will prepare you to enter a range of areas within the sports management sector, while our graduates have gone on to work in sports tourism and marketing, on community sports programmes and in health promotion.Career options you will be able to pursue include:- Sports development- Sports centre management- Corporate sports hospitality- Sports coaching- Sports event managementIf you wish, you can also continue your education by moving onto studying a postgraduate level qualification.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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Entry requirements

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


University information

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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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