Sport Management (Hons), B.Sc. | University of Portsmouth | Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Devise marketing campaigns for top sports brands. Manage community schemes that inspire the next generation to love sport. Organise sponsorship strategies for international sporting events with the Sport Management (Hons) at University of Portsmouth

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Devise marketing campaigns for top sports brands. Manage community schemes that inspire the next generation to love sport. Organise sponsorship strategies for international sporting events.

Whatever your ambitions, this BSc (Hons) Sport Management degree will help you turn your passion for sport into a career.

Course highlights

  • Learn from industry experts with experience in delivering community sports programmes and gain practical skills in everything from events management to entrepreneurship
  • Plan and market local sports events such as the Great South Run and work with organisations like the Hampshire FA
  • Have the chance to study abroad, go on overseas field trips and take part in research run by institutions such as UEFA, the FA and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)
  • Train and coach within our extensive sports facilities, including a 100-station gym, fitness studios, and a new sports centre featuring a ski simulator, climbing wall and 8-lane swimming pool

Careers and opportunities

On this course, you'll explore sport’s role in society and how sports management and development can make sport accessible to all, yet the business skills you'll gain will prepare you for a wide range of careers.   

When you graduate, you'll be ready to apply corporate, management, financial and marketing knowledge to an exciting career within the sports industry, or any other sector that interests you.

90% of our graduates find work within a year of completing this course, so you can feel confident that what you learn will set you up for the world of work.

What jobs can you do with a degree in sport management?

Our graduates have gone on to roles such as:

  • sports development officer
  • sports marketing executive
  • data analyst
  • sponsorship executive
  • football coach
  • sports agent
  • event manager
  • strategy manager
  • PE teacher

Others have entered more diverse areas of employment, such as sports law, local government, strategic leadership, consultancy and the charity sector.

Programme Structure

Core modules in this year include:

  • Introduction to Sport Data Analytics and Insights – 40 credits
  • Introduction to Sport, Business and Management – 40 credits
  • Psychosocial Perspectives on the Management of Sport and Physical Activity – 40 credits

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General requirements

  • 112-128 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent.

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Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
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