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This programme has been designed in conjunction with local employers and national accreditation agencies to equip you with the core skills required to achieve management positions in the sports industry.
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Our Sport Management degree supports you in developing
your skills in sports management, leadership and financial
accounting, alongside building your contextual knowledge
of sport in contemporary society.
Several existing programmes (at other universities) labelled
as ‘Sport Management’ offer predominantly management
and business degrees with a token acknowledgement of ‘sport’, whereas this course focuses on the specific
management of sport.
The course has been aligned with the requirements of
industry to enhance your employment opportunities upon
the completion of your studies.
On this course you will study a range of modules which may include the following:
Year 1 – 15.7% of scheduled learning and teaching; 212 hours of scheduled learning and teaching; 918 hours of independent teaching; 224 hours on placement
Year 2 – 17.7% of scheduled learning and teaching; 222 hours of scheduled learning and teaching; 891 hours of independent teaching; 138 hours on placement
Year 3 – 11.5% of scheduled learning and teaching; 138 hours of scheduled learning and teaching; 1,062 hours of independent teaching
At Leeds Trinity we aim to provide an excellent student experience and a personal approach to helping students achieve their academic and professional potential. We have a strong tradition of supporting student employability, with relevant skills embedded in the curriculum and professional work placements included in all our undergraduate programmes. The key themes of our strategy are student confidence, professionalism and social responsibility. To help students achieve their potential we emphasise learning as a collaborative process, with a range of student-led and directed activities. This approach ensures that students fully engage in shaping their own learning, developing their critical thinking and reflective skills so that they can identify their own strengths and weaknesses, and use the extensive learning support system we offer to shape their own development. Our full Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy can be accessed here.
#expand#Undergraduates on the Sport Management degree programme are taught by academic staff with relevant academic and professional credentials and modules are delivered through a combination of lectures, workshops and small group seminars as well as practical "hands-on" sessions.The programme is aimed at developing students' skills in three broad areas: vocational practice; professional skills and further applied sport management knowledge.On this programme students undertake two 20-credit Professional Development and Placement modules, which include six-week work placements in the summer terms of Level 4 and Level 5. Sport Management students have the opportunity to gain work experience in key sport sectors and a broad range of sport management roles in relevant organisations. Before their work placements, students are fully prepared and briefed and afterwards, they are encouraged to reflect on the experience. Our professional work placements are a pivotal part of the degree programme and invariably help students to find their first job after graduation.The programme has been designed closely with employers and contains a significant degree of opportunity for students to develop the skills required to work in the sport management industry. Core modules include Financial Management and Human Resources Management, with the option to take further Leadership and Management modules in Levels 5 and 6.In addition, at Levels 4 & 5, all students undertake a 20-credit Research Methods module and a further 40-credit Dissertation, which will involve the negotiation of a detailed special project, which is approved by academic staff at Leeds Trinity. In addition to the development of vocational experience and professional skills, students are provided with a range of modules involving sport management, event management and academic modules which seek to locate the growing trends in British and Global sport. All of these module options are designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop their critical thinking skills and to showcase their understanding.All students are offered opportunities to develop professional skills and links with employers throughout their degree and the contacts made during their work placements. Students also have the opportunity throughout the programme to engage in extra-curricular activities and volunteering, all of which provide the chance for students to build up their skills and CV in preparation for competing in the jobs marketplace. Extensive use is made of Moodle on this degree programme, the Leeds Trinity Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), to support 24/7 learning and to provide access to e learning resources both on and off-campus.
Year 1 – 92.5% coursework; 7.5% written exams
Year 2 – 76.7% coursework; 8.3% written exams; 15% practical exams
Year 3 – 93.3% coursework; 6.7% written exams
Other requirements: For the old GCSE system we require grade C or above and for the new GCSE grading system we will accept grade 4 or higher in both English Language and Maths.
Tuition fees cost £9,250 a year for this course in 2017-18. Part-time tuition fees would be pro-rated accordingly to the number of credits you're studying. Tuition fees may rise with inflation in future years. Tuition fees for 2018-19 will be set in summer 2017. Find out more
Tuition fees cost £11,250 per year for this course starting in 2017-18. Part-time study is not available for international students on a Tier 4 Student Visa. Tuition fees for 2018-19 will be set in summer 2017. Find out more
We advise students to budget for the following in addition to annual tuition fees:
My name is Dr Paul Salisbury and I currently lead the Sport Management provision here at Leeds Trinity. I have a background in the sports industry and my current research is based on the social aspects of sport. As well as taking the lead on the programme, I also teach modules including ‘Global Sport’ and ‘Sport and Society’.
Academic staff profiles
BA (Hons) Sport Management degree course is aimed at those students who wish to work in the sports industry in management positions. It provides you with the core skills to be a good manager, whilst retaining a sports focus. At the heart of the degree are the opportunities to develop your professional experience through two professional work placements.
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Graduates can go on to work in the private sector within the sports industry and sports national governing bodies. Management and leadership professions are also an option, as well as setting up your own business or going onto further study.
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