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St Mary's University, Twickenham

Sports Management

UCAS Code: N880

Bachelor of Arts - BA

Entry requirements


A level

B,C,C-C,C,C

Pass Access to Higher Education Diploma with 60 credits including at least 45 credits at Level 3

GCSE/National 4/National 5

at least grade C/4 in GCSE Mathematics and English Language

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28-24

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DMM-MMM

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM-MMM

UCAS Tariff

96-104

We will generally make you an offer if your predicted grades are at the top of this range and you meet any subject specific requirements (where applicable). If your predicted grades are towards the lower end of this range we can still consider your application but will also take into account subjects studied at Level 3, your GCSE (or equivalent) profile and/or relevant non-academic achievements, references and your motivation for study.

94%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Management studies

A practical degree with both a general and a specialist focus, preparing you academically and professionally to be able to hit the ground running in the Sports and Leisure industries. This programme combines a general understanding of Business and Management together with thorough coverage of the key areas in the field. From Finance and Marketing, through to Strategy and Social Responsibility, you will move to focus on more specialist subject areas, including Sports Event Management, Sports Journalism, High Performance Personnel Management and Sports Law. The programme is of particular interest to students looking for a business or management career in the sports and leisure industries.

Modules

Year 1 - During the first year you will be introduced to the principal areas of business & management, whilst at the same time gaining an overview of the sports & fitness industries & looking at the specifics of managing people in sport. Year 2 - In the second year you will study the core disciplines of Marketing & Financial Accounting & will focus on the business of sport within the current economic environment. Within the Marketing module students will develop their understanding of the fundamental marketing concepts, applying knowledge learned through case studies specific to the sports & leisure industries. Year 3 - In the final year you will be able to enhance your knowledge of the sports & leisure industries by undertaking a range of dedicated options. You will also have the opportunity to undertake a piece of research on a particular aspect of the sports & leisure industries, which will be presented in the form of a dissertation.

The Uni


Course location:

St Mary's University, Twickenham

Department:

Department of Business, Law and Society

TEF rating:

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

84%
UK students
16%
International students
82%
Male students
18%
Female students
79%
2:1 or above
8%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
D
A

After graduation


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Management studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£18,500
low
Average annual salary
92%
low
Employed or in further education
100%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

27%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
13%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
8%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
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What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Management studies

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£19k

£19k

£23k

£23k

£26k

£26k

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