Business Management with Sport
School - Salford Business School
Subject area - Business and Management
UCAS Code: N2C6 (NN89 with Professional Experience)
Start Dates(s): September
3 years BSc (Hons) BSc Business Management with Sport
4 years BSc (Hons) BSc Business Management with Sport with Professional Experience Year
UK - £9,250 per year
International - £13,320 per year
- Our Centre for Sports Business has an outstanding record of expertise in sports analytics, economics and finance
- Top industry connections with organisations like Sporting Solutions, which recently entered into a collaboration with us to establish a Trading School of Excellence for the betting industry
- Benefit from the knowledge of high profile visiting speakers such as Rick Parry, the Premier League’s first chief executive
- Overseas study available
- Work/industrial placement opportunity
- International students can apply
Of all the cultural, historical and industrial impacts Greater Manchester has had on the world, it is sport that has really put the region on the map. With a record of expertise in sports analytics, marketing and economics, Salford Business School’s reputation for sports research and knowledge is befitting of a region that is home to two of the most valuable football clubs in the world.
With an industry-informed curriculum that combines business management and sports modules, this programme gives passionate and ambitious individuals the skills, knowledge and industry experience necessary for a managerial career in the sports industry.
At Salford Business School, industry is at the heart of everything we do. By maintaining close partnerships with a number of sports organisations through our Centre for Sports Business, we ensure that our curriculum meets the current needs of employers and that you receive fantastic opportunities for networking and work placements.
Find out how one of our Business Management with Sport students got on in his work placement at Umbro producing a promotional video for their new football boots. Find out more.
This degree is also offered with a Foundation Year, visit www.salford.ac.uk/ug-courses/business-foundation-year for details.
"Salford Business School provided me with the right tools and opportunities to prepare myself for a career in strategic sports management, as well as the right education, knowledge and understanding to last me throughout my career.”Callum Donnely - BSc (Hons) Business Management with Sport Graduate and now Development Manager (Sport), Merseyside Sports Partnership
During the first year of your programme, you’ll develop an understanding of the core principles that underpin Business Management with Sport as an area of academic study. As the course progresses, you’ll have the opportunity to specialise through optional modules, undertake a year-long work placement and prepare yourself for the world of work through our Professional Development module.
Business Management with Sport is a fantastic programme for anyone who aims to turn their passion for sport into a managerial career. Under the supervision of our academics and support staff at the Centre for Sports Business, you will gain the knowledge and learn the skills that will not only make you an attribute in the sports industry, but allow you to enter high-level employment across a variety of sectors.
This innovative module has been nominated for the Course and Curriculum Design award in the 2018 Guardian University Awards. One participant commented “It was thanks to this module that I gained a much better understanding of what employers are looking for and where I stand in comparison to that from the marks and feedback received… This proves to me I do have the experience and competencies sought after by employers. Realising this has really boosted my confidence.”
All of our BSc students can apply for a one year professional placement, which takes place between your second and last years of study.
This is an excellent opportunity to take advantage of and over the last five years, 90% of Salford Business School undergraduates taking a one year placement secured a 2:1 or 1st class Honours degree.
We will help you find out about vacancies and make the right connections with high profile employers through regular events and presentations.
Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.