Course Details

Degree Programmes – Sports Management

Foundation Degree in The Management of Sport

We honour the importance of a realistic balance between the focus on both your educational development and industry experience. The work experience element of the Foundation Degree in the Management of Sport will allow you to practice and apply the managerial skills you have learned in a realistic workplace environment.

This will give you a considerable headstart on the competition, when it comes to finding your dream job in the sport of your choice. 

 

Duration

1 or 2 years


Entry Requirements

60 UCAS points plus GCSE maths and English (grades A*-C), or equivalent, or Access to Higher Education Certificate, or ABE Certificate in Business. Applicants without the above criteria will be interviewed to assess academic suitability.


Recognised qualifications

  • Foundation Degree in the Management of Sport, validated by the University of Essex


The curriculum

The first year of the degree programme is designed to introduce students to a range of management and sport subject areas and to develop the important academic skills needed in order to get the best degree possible.

Modules offered:

Year One

  • Study, Communication and Employability Skills
  • Business Environment
  • Exercise and Health
  • Coaching Skills
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • IT and Maths for Business
  • Sports Development

Year two is designed to build on the knowledge of year one developing problem solving analytical and evaluative skills to a higher level.

Modules offered:

  • Project Management
  • Management Accounting Essentials
  • Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription
  • Coaching Process & Issues
  • Professional Development (Inc placement)
  • Information Systems and Business Intelligence
  • Community Sports Development
  • Sports Marketing

For more information about the structure of the programme, and the content of the modules, download the course information booklet here.

Where you can study

You can study this course at the following locations:
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Start Date
September 2017

Course Type
Undergraduate Degree
Full time

Subject Area(s)
Management

Level
5

Course duration
2 years

Qualification
Foundation Degree in the Management of Sport

UCAS
N225

Entry requirements
60 UCAS points plus GCSE maths and English (grades A*-C), or equivalent, or
Access to Higher Education Certificate, or ABE Certificate in Business.

Course validated by
University of Essex

Funding type
Funded

Course fees
£7950 per year

Career opportunities
Management roles, particularly in sports organisations, such as sports centres, sports clubs, and governing bodies.

Further information
Course enquiry line 01753 362248
admissions@vluk.org