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Sport with Business (Hons), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Sligo, Ireland
Bachelor of Business in Sport with Business (Hons) from Institute of Technology Sligo combines sports-related modules with the development of sound business acumen. The programme is a fusion of business related disciplines with those of sport and physical activities.
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During our Bachelor of Business in Sport with Business (Hons) from Institute of Technology Sligo we will equip you with the knowledge and professional skills and competencies required to work within the sports/fitness/leisure environment.

The theoretical subjects will provide you with an understanding of the social and cultural factors which influence sport, while the business subjects will provide the necessary knowledge and skills in management, finance and computing to administer and manage in a commercial setting.


Graduates will be able to pursue careers in a wide range of business and services sectors such as commercial leisure enterprises, public leisure and sporting enterprises, sports development roles in national governing bodies or local authorities, sports clubs, games promotion officers, personal coaching enterprise and community work. Through the incorporation of work-based projects and work placements, graduates will be ‘work ready’ and able for integration in the workplace.

Some will become self‑starters and establish their own business in the fitness/physical activity‑related field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • People Management Skills
  • Health Promotion
  • Sports Marketing
  • Dance 
  • Personal Training Practice 
  • Financial Analysis and Interpretation
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Strategic Sport Development
  • Research Methods in Sports Studies
  • Strength and Conditioning 
  • Sport Pedagogy 
  • Digital and Social Media for Business 
  • Business Finance 
  • Digital Creative Design for Business

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • The requirement for entry to one of our Level 8 programmes is a minimum of 4 grade O6 and 2 Grade H5. This must include English or Irish and Mathematics.
  • We accept a H7 and above in Higher Level Mathematics, and also a B2 or higher in Foundation mathematics, as meeting the mathematics entry requirements.
  • We require a minimum of 160 points for all Level 8 programmes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Sligo

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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