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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.

Why study with us

Sport is a multi-billion-dollar industry and the content of our course is reflective of the global context in which sports organisations operate.

Learn about life in the sports industry through guest lectures. The Premier League and professional rugby clubs are just some of our speakers.

Our course team have a wealth of experience both within academia and in the sports industry. You’ll be taught by academics who are actively researching and publishing.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree from a British university (or overseas equivalent). It would normally be expected that this degree be awarded at the level of lower second class or above (or overseas equivalent). 
  • The programme is designed for graduates from a wide range of backgrounds, including both those with some experience in the sports industry (either through employment or study) and those who have not previously studied/worked in sport area encouraged to apply and we will consider each case on its merits.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time: £785 per 20 credits (UK/EU)

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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