• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Add a commercial edge to your love of sport with Solent’s industry-focused sport management degree. The Sport Management (Hons) programme at Solent University will enable you to develop the skills required to successfully manage and lead a variety of sports, events, organisations and people.
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Overview

The Sport Management (Hons) programme at Solent University focuses on the business and management of the sports industry. Students study a combination of management, policy and sociology units, developing a thorough and critical understanding of sport management issues and theory. 

With employability at its core, the course enables students to develop practical and professional skills through a four-week work placement unit. To complement their degree studies and help to further boost employability, students are also encouraged to study for an NGB coaching qualification.

The course team’s established industry links have provided previous students with the opportunity for valuable industry work experience. Past students have also benefitted from talks delivered by guest lecturers, giving insight around current issues in the industry to help build their knowledge and network of contacts.

Career Opportunities

This course can lead to management careers in the sports industry, and in particular the sports business industry.

Suitable roles for graduates include:

  • Sport development
  • Sports coaching
  • Sports management
  • Sports administration
  • Sports centre management
  • Sports marketing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management Principles
  • Research and Study Skills
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Principles of Sport Development
  • Sport and Social Issues
  • Marketing Principles

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    56

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

  • 96 - 112 UCAS tariff points from A-levels or equivalent
  • A minimum of two completed A-levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma at DMM or BTEC Diploma at D*D* or equivalent, which comply with the minimum entry requirement of 96 UCAS points.
  • All successful applicants will be required to undertake a criminal record check processed through the Disclosure and Barring Service.
  • Alternative entry to the course is available through the  Sport Foundation Year.

TOEFL IBT;

  • Approx. Cost £170
  • Undergraduate 80 (min. 19 in each component)

 Pearson Versant;

  • Approx. Cost £40-50
  • Undergraduate 56 (51 in each component)

   IELTS Indicator

  • Approx. Cost $145
  • Undergraduate 6.0 (5.5 in each component)

Duolingo

  •  Approx. Cost $49/£40
  • Undergraduate Overall 100

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13260 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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