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Loughborough College

Sport Management (Blended Learning)

UCAS Code: C690

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Sports management

**This course is Distance Learning with limited contact days at the college Main Campus**

The BA (Hons) Sport Management (Blended Learning) is a three-year programme providing you with opportunity to develop your management skills. You will gain knowledge and understanding of sport management operations, which will be applied to sports facilities and events. Blended learning provides the perfect combination of online/distance learning and a selection of contact days throughout the year where you will be required to attend the college. This is an ideal blend for those balancing their studies alongside other professional or sporting commitments. The programme provides opportunities to develop your management skills. You will gain knowledge and understanding of the principal sport management operations, which will be applied to sports facilities and events.

You will put your theory into practice through applied studies and assessments. Renowned for our provision of high-quality teaching, your learning will include online lectures, seminars and activities, as well as independent study. Assessments include a range of essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity allows you to experience various modes of academic and professional practice, developing your abilities and refining your skills to prepare for your next steps. We have an excellent support system in place. Academic Tutors will work closely with you throughout the duration of your programme, supporting your development and tracking your academic progress to ensure that you achieve your best.

Features and Benefits
The blended-learning nature of the course will enable you to learn flexibly around your sporting, family or work commitments.

- Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.

- Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.

- Loughborough College was awarded TEF Silver 2017.

- Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Progression Opportunities
Following this programme, many of our successful students have gained employment in sport and leisure management. Alternatively, you may progress on to postgraduate studies at master’s level.

Modules

Year 1 Modules: Customer Care In The Sport Industry, Introduction to the Sport Industry, Physical Activity and Health Promotion, Industrial Work Placement/CPD, Marketing Management in the Sport Industry & Leadership in the Sport Industry

Year 2 Modules: Research Project, Human Resource Management in the Sport Industry, Managing in the Health and Fitness Industry, Financial Management in the Sport Industry, Event Management in the Sport Industry & Managing Sports Development

Year 3 Modules: Research Proposal, Research Project, Strategic Management in the Sport Industry , Sport Development, Global Sport Marketing & International Business of Sport

Assessment methods

Assessments include a range of essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity allows you to experience various modes of academic and professional practice, developing your abilities and refining your skills to prepare for your next steps.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,395
per year
England
£7,395
per year
EU
£7,395
per year
International
£7,395
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,395
per year
Scotland
£7,395
per year
Wales
£7,395
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Loughborough College

Department:

Sport, Leisure and Tourism

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