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Sport Management, Governance and Policy

Birkbeck, University of London

12 months
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18780 GBP/year
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About

This Sport Management, Governance and Policy programme at Birkbeck, University of London is designed to give you the skills and expertise you need to compete in the sport industry and related businesses and organisations, by offering specialist teaching about the principles and practice of sport management, governance and policy.

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Overview

It will provide you with detailed knowledge about key issues, such as the structure and function of sport in the UK and elsewhere, governance and regulation, sport economics, and much more.

The Sport Management, Governance and Policy programme at Birkbeck, University of London  is ideally suited to the needs of executives within sport organisations, including regulatory and governing bodies, those who work in central and local government, those with responsibilities in the sport and leisure fields, members of supporter organisations and other local, regional and national sport organisations. It will also appeal to those with a general interest in the sport and media industries.

Highlights 

  • The Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management.
  • Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals.
  • Linked to Birkbeck's Sport Business Centre, one of the world's leading centres for sport business and football research, teaching, training, consultancy and policy advice.
  • We engage in significant collaborative research and have excellent contacts with many public and private sector organisations, professional bodies and researchers at other academic institutions.

Careers and Employability

Graduates can pursue careers in the governance function for sport governing bodies, professional sport clubs such as football clubs, and for public bodies involved in the administration of sport policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Governance
  • International Sport Law
  • Research Methods in Management (Postgraduate)
  • Sport Economics and the Design of Competitions
  • Sport Governance
  • Sport in Society
  • Sport Policy and Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification.
  • We will review every postgraduate application to Birkbeck on its individual merits and your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18780 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18780 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12180 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12180 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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