Sport Development and Management, Postgraduate Certificate | Leeds Beckett University | Leeds, United Kingdom
12 months
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Develop your leadership, management and critical thinking skills to influence sport development policy and practice and boost your career prospects with the Sport Development and Management program from Leeds Beckett University. 

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Deepen your understanding of the key issues and challenges facing professionals in contemporary sport development settings in the UK and around the world.

As part of your Sport Development and Management program from Leeds Beckett University , you’ll:

  • Critically examine aspects of sport development, including strategic management, leadership, governance, diversity and inclusion, and sport for development
  • Enhance your problem solving, creativity, decision-making and leadership skills
  • Have the opportunity to undertake a professional project in partnership with a sport development organisation


Whether you are a recent graduate or current practitioner, our goal is to enable you to become more competitive in the employment market. For graduates, this course will help you to advance your critical understanding of the sport development profession. If, however, you are already a practitioner, it could help accelerate your career progression. Our international, national, and regional connections with the likes of the Football Association, StreetGames, Yorkshire Sport Foundation and the European Observatoire of Sport and Employment will enable you to network, build professional relationships and take advantage of rewarding career opportunities in the sport development sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sport for Development
  • Global Sport Policy & Governance
  • Advanced Leadership in Sport 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible. 


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60 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional. 

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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