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Plymouth Marjon University

Sport Business Management

UCAS Code: SBM1

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

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

Access to HE Diploma

D:6,M:23

23-45 Level 3 credits at Distinction/Merit with a minimum of 6 Level 3 credits at Distinction

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Sports management

Our BSc (Hons) Sport Business Management degree is for those who are passionate about sport and want to develop the experience, management and leadership skills required for career success in this expanding and varied sector. The public, commercial and not-for-profit sports sector is fast-moving and this course reflects its diversity, focusing on developing skills for employability. The first year will introduce the fundamentals of sports business as well as community sports provision. The focus on the application of business principles in sport, covering areas such as management, leadership, marketing, governance and finance. It will combine practical experience with academic study, equipped with a broad understanding of the international and commercial aspects of the business of sport.
The programme includes field trips that have included London Olympic Park and work on challenges and projects with our partners such as Plymouth Raiders, Plymouth Albion and Plymouth Argyle FC.
A placement will provide valuable professional experience, to enhance student CV and provide them with a network of industry contacts. We have well-established partnerships with a diverse range of organisations, including professional and amature sports clubs, leisure companies, local authorities and charitable organisations.
We are one of a handful of institutions working with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), to become a CIMSPA Higher Education Partner. We are aim to be part of their pilot programme to develop CIMSPA endorsed and quality assured degree programmes to improve students’ employment prospects. The partnership also offers many benefits for students studying this course.

As a highly transferable degree, graduates will have the option to move into a variety of careers. All organisations require business management and leadership skills, whether in the sporting industry or as part of the wider business community. Career options include sports agency, marketing in business, business development, as well as sports management and administration roles. Postgraduate study and graduate management training schemes are also viable options.

Modules

Introduction to People Management
Accounting and Finance
Engaging with Learning
Sport in the Community
Foundations in Sport Development
Introduction to Sport Management
Research Methods
Professional placement experience
People Management for Enterprise
Intrapreneurship and Innovation
Sports Policy and Governance
Sports Event Management
Honours Project
Business Leadership
Strategic Sport Development
Leading and Managing Operations
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

Assessment methods

Assignment
Case study
Critical Review/literature review
Essay
Evaluation/Evaluative Report
Examination
Fieldwork
Honours Project
Online Assessment
Oral Presentation
Portfolio / E-Portfolio / Resource File:/Reflective Portfolio
Poster Presentation
Reflective journal
Report
Research proposal

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£11,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Plymouth Marjon University

Department:

School of Sport, Health and Wellbeing

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