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14500 GBP/year
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About

Are you ready to make a significant contribution to the dynamic global sports industry? The Sports Business Management programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has enabled graduates to step into work for a wide range of UK and international sports organisations.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Our course will develop and enhance your business management knowledge and skills. It’s completely taught within the sports context, by staff with sports management and consultancy experience.

Our strong philosophy for this Sports Business Management programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is that it’s intellectually and academically stimulating, but also clearly focused on the vocational needs of the sports industry.

Future careers

Our Sports Business Management programme will prepare you for a career in the industry within a private, commercial, public or voluntary sector in a range of management and academic roles.  

Our graduates have gone on enjoy successful careers in high profile sports organisations. Here are just a few examples:

  • Media Marketing Manager at Manchester United Football Club
  • Regional Events Officer (North West) at British Cycling
  • Regional Sports Co-ordinator (West Midlands) at British Colleges Sport
  • Head of Marketing at Swiss Cycling
  • Junior Planning & Insight Manager at McCann Erickson

Accreditation

This course is aligned with the Entry and General Management professional standards outlined by CIMSPA, the professional development body for the UK's sport and physical activity sector. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles and Practice of Sports Marketing
  • Sport Business and Strategic Thinking
  • Sport Operations and Legal Aspects of Sport Business
  • Sport Economics and Finance
  • Professional Development for Sport
  • Dissertation for Sport
  • Research Methods for Sport

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UK students can apply all year round.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
67
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
91

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
67
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
91

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a 2:2 degree or equivalent professional experience or learning in a related field
  • Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and can be excepted whether they have experience in the sports industry or not
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time: £867 per 20 credits (UK)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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