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Leisure Management

University of West London
4 years
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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Program description

This stimulating course aims to give you an excellent understanding of how private and public organisations work together within the leisure sector. Through the course, you’ll develop management and business skills that are essential to get ahead in the leisure industry.

In your second and final year, you’ll have a choice of modules, allowing you to tailor your degree to suit your interests.

On this course, you will learn about the management of leisure from both the public and private sector perspectives.

You will study both practical and theoretical subjects, taking an in-depth look at the role of leisure in society and gain a broad understanding of the issues within the recreational industry.

You will have a variety of opportunities to gain an insight into the leisure management industry and through:
• guest speakers
• industry mentoring
• external and internal events.
The leisure industry is among the fastest-growing sectors of the global economy, there is a high demand for professional skilled managers. Employment opportunities exist in both the public and private sector, upon graduation you may be able to join one of the many operators within this arena.

Based on the entrepreneurial skills developed on this course, graduates will also have the opportunity to set up their own niche business, in areas such as coaching, training, and advising.

You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you've already studied or to explore something new.

About this institute

University of West London

At the University of West London, we aim to inspire you to become a creative professional and connect you to an exciting and rewarding career. Based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions, we have highly qualified staff with a wealth ofexperience...

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