Show as: Mobile

BA Degree in International Sports Management with Football (Leeds)

Richmond, The American International University in London
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Spring 2021

Program description

BA Degree in International Sports Management with Football (Leeds)

Combine your passion for soccer with a BA in International Sports Management which will give you a head start on and off the pitch for a career in the sports and leisure industries.

Join our highly qualified, internationally renowned team at Leeds-based Richmond International Academic and Soccer Academy (RIASA) for your coaching training and all of your studies.

Once graduated, you’ll be unbeatable. You’ll have studied one program and gained two degrees, achieving a BA in International Sports Management from both the UK and US, opening the door to more international opportunities.

Not only that, you will have gained an FA Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football, a highly prized and practical asset for your future career.

At RIASA you’ll have the fantastic chance to play in a top quality soccer academy with professional coaching and playing opportunities. You’ll be taken through a rigorous soccer training and playing schedule, with coaching focusing not only on your technique, speed and tactics on the field but on your nutrition and health. Get career advice from our professional UEFA A licensed coaching team on your future soccer options, such as how you can achieve a licensed UEFA coaching qualification.

Alongside the practical side of the program, you will examine the theory and practice surrounding the management and the business of sports in various parts of the world, and gain the vital business skills required for a successful career in sports management.

Admission requirements

  • A Level: 96 UCAS points
  • US High School Diploma (or equivalent): 2.5 GPA minimum (on 4.0 scale)
  • International Baccalaureate: 24 IB points (year 1) BTEC National Diploma: MMM.
  • Completion of Year 12-13 International equivalent secondary school qualification with a minimum grade average of grade of C including mathematics and English.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

Does this course require proof of English proficiency?

The TOEFL® test is accepted by 10,000+ universities and higher education institutes in over 150 countries. Book your test today!

Learn more Advertisement

Program content

Core Modules

Year 1

  • Foundations of Business
  • Functions and Applications
  • Sport and Society
  • Transitions I
  • Transitions II
  • Scientific Reasoning
  • Creative Expression
  • Research and Writing I
  • 2 QCF Level 3 Electives

Year 2

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Sports Psychology
  • Computer Applications in Management
  • Calculus with Applications
  • Probability & Statistics I
  • Research and Writing II
  • 2 QCF Level 4 Electives

Year 3

  • Public Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Research Methods
  • Legal and Ethical Concepts in Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Exercise Nutrition and Lifestyle Management
  • Sports Events Planning and Promotion
  • Sports Management
  • Sports Journalism
  • Sport in Documentary Film

Year 4

  • Senior Project in Business
  • Sport Law
  • Talent Identification: Principles and Practice
  • Team and Leadership Dynamics in Sport and Coaching
  • Sports Marketing
  • Sports Finance


Year 4

Plus three of the following OR Internship and one of the following

  • PR and Self-Presentation in the Media
  • Foreign Trade Policy
  • World Internship in Sport Management
  • Internship in Sport Management
  • Competition and Strategy
  • Marketing Planning and Strategy
  • Policy Making in the Globalized World

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • £15,000 (UK/EU)
  • £18,500 (INT, US)

Career opportunities

Career Paths

Professional Football, Coaching, Sports Management, Sports Promotion, Sales and Marketing

Contact school

Want to know more about this program, BA Degree in International Sports Management with Football (Leeds)? Fill out the following form and include any questions you have. This information will be sent directly to the school, and a representative will respond to your enquiry.

About this institute

Richmond, The American International University in London

At Richmond, The American University in London we offer a Liberal Arts education renowned for its flexibility and broad-based curriculum. We have campuses in two of London’s premier area – Richmond and Kensington, where we also offer accommodation. Our liberal...

Read more about this school

Contact info

Richmond, The American International University in London

Richmond Hill Campus
Queen’s Road
TW10 6JP London
United Kingdom

 Show phone number

Contact school

Want to know more about BA Degree in International Sports Management with Football (Leeds)? Fill out the following form and we'll pass your details on to a representative from the school, who will respond to your enquiry.


Be the first to write a review!