• Application Deadline
  • 48 months


This Sport and Management (Hons) degree at Abertay University prepares you for a management career in sports, equipping you with the skills required to manage sporting facilities, including financial, human resource, sporting expertise, marketing and service operations.

It’s designed to give you an understanding of the management, social and practical skills required in the burgeoning sports industry, with a focus on social policy, ethics and the philosophy of sport, as well as the context of business and management of services, people, and the sporting environment.

Work placements are a key feature of this programme, and employability is embedded throughout the programme. Some of our students have previously undertaken work placements within national governing bodies and with Dundee Stars, the city’s Elite Ice Hockey League team.

Practical activities and work placements will enable you to contextualise theory to real-life applications, and work towards NGB or industry qualifications.


There's a growing need for knowledgeable managers who understand both the sport and management skills required within sporting facilities and sports businesses. 

It's anticipated that a range of career possibilities will be available to you, including: 

  • Activity co-ordinator 
  • Sports agent 
  • Community development 
  • Sports development officer 
  • Sport and leisure manager 
  • Sports business manager 
  • Management trainee 
  • Sport event co-ordinator/manager 

The transferrable skills gained will also enable you to take up graduate careers in organisations such as the police force, fire service, armed forces and teaching. 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Social Science for Sport & Exercise
  • Nature of Management 
  • Psychology of Exercise and Health
  • Managing People and Ideas
  • Business Analytics 
  • Social Science of Physical Activity and Health

                                                        English Language Requirements

                                                        You only need to take one of these language tests:

                                                        • Minimum required score:


                                                          The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                                                        • Minimum required score:


                                                          The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                                                        Academic Requirements

                                                        All applicants must have passes in English and Maths/Lifeskill Maths in one of the following - National 5 grade C or GCSE grade C/4.

                                                        Below are the literate subjects we accept for entry on this course:

                                                        • Business Management
                                                        • Classical Studies
                                                        • Economics
                                                        • English
                                                        • English for speakers of other languages
                                                        • Geography
                                                        • History
                                                        • Media Studies
                                                        • Modern Studies
                                                        • Philosophy
                                                        • Politics
                                                        • Psychology
                                                        • Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies
                                                        • Sociology

                                                        Tuition Fee

                                                        • International

                                                          13800 GBP/year
                                                          Tuition Fee
                                                          Based on the original amount of 13800 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
                                                        • EU/EEA

                                                          1820 GBP/year
                                                          Tuition Fee
                                                          Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
                                                        We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                                        English, Welsh and Northern Irish Students: 9,250 GBP

                                                        Living costs for Dundee

                                                        • 787 - 1500 GBP/month
                                                          Living Costs

                                                        The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


                                                        • If you're a Scottish or EU domiciled undergraduate student studying full-time at a Scottish University, then the Students Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) will pay your undergraduate tuition fees providing you are not repeating a period of study, or currently hold a first degree qualification.
                                                        • If you're a student from England, Wales or Northern Ireland, you can apply to Student Finance Online Services for a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees. The loan is not means tested.
                                                        • If you're an international student from outside of the EU, then you're likely to pay overseas tuition fee rates and will not be entitled to help with tuition fees. 

                                                        Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

                                                        The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                                                        Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.