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Sports Management (Tracksuit to Boardroom) (BA)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Swansea
English
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Program description

Sports Management (Tracksuit to Boardroom) (BA)

Sport and leisure provision is becoming one of the key global industry sectors and is prominent in most countries both at community levels through to elite and professional sport.

The general focus of this pathway is to provide a flexible program of study which allows students to develop an expansive knowledge of sports management issues and concepts within the context of the wider sports industry environment and to produce graduates with the relevant skills and abilities to enable them to make an effective contribution in the private, public and voluntary sectors of the sports, health & fitness industry.

The program will prepare students for future sports and recreation management careers. Early career skills and knowledge will be developed through studying skill acquisition, coaching and instructing processes whilst introducing key theories and issues affecting the sports and leisure industries. The program will be progressive building on foundation modules students will develop their management skills and knowledge through applied and fieldwork-based modules related to management from a sports perspective.

Admission requirements

  • BA - 80 UCAS Points

Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience will be considered as well as your qualifications.


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Program content

BA Sports Management (Tracksuit to Boardroom)

Year 1

  • Sports Coaching
  • Introduction to Leisure Events Tourism & Sport
  • The Business of Sport
  • Health, Exercise and Society
  • Sports Marketing
  • Management & Leadership
  • Applied Professional & Personal Development
  • Health and Fitness

Year 2

  • Advanced Sports Coaching
  • Sports Mentoring
  • Elite and Professional Sport
  • Health & Fitness Management
  • Sports Facilities Management
  • Stadia Management (Liberty Stadium)
  • Managing Leisure Events Tourism & SportOrganisations
  • Internship – (Work Based Learning)

Year 3

  • Sports Development & Planning
  • Strategic Sports Management
  • Sports Events Management
  • Sports Industry Research Project
  • Sports Policy
  • Sports Entrepreneurship

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for 2021/2022: £13,500

Career opportunities

The program boasts a high employability rate for graduating students who are in work within six months of completing the degree, including;

  • Community Sports Development
  • Coaching Management
  • National Sporting Organisations
  • Sports/Leisure Facilities Management
  • Professional Sport Teams
  • National Governing Bodies
  • School and Club Officers
  • Health & Fitness Management
  • Personal Training
  • Sports Media
  • Leisure Attractions
  • Team Management
  • Aquatic and Recreation Management
  • Administrators
  • Team Leaders
  • General Managers
  • Directors & Entrepreneurial Owners.
  • Sports Marketers
  • Customer Experience Agents
  • Ticketing Supervisors
  • Stadium Hospitality Managers
  • Operations Managers Facilities & Stewardship

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About this institute

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

UWTSD is the oldest University in Wales and was founded in 1822. It has campuses in rural and city locations in the UK. The University’s main campuses are situated in various locations in and around Swansea’s city centre as well...


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University of Wales Trinity Saint David

College Road Carmarthen
SA31 3EP Carmarthen Carmarthenshire
United Kingdom

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www.uwtsd.ac.uk


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