Sport Management (with Foundation Year option) BSc (Hons)

Why study BSc (Hons) Sport Management at BU?

  • Blending academic and practical elements, this course will support you to become a critically-informed and well-rounded graduate, ready to manage, influence and lead in the world of work
  • Develop a detailed understanding of sport, management, marketing, leadership, finance and business principles, with an appreciation of their complex global social contexts
  • Gain varied practical experience from course placement options providing you with fantastic opportunities to put your learning into practice and make professional connections
  • We have developed an international reputation in the management of sport, events and physical activity, and continue to shape sport research, policy and practice
  • Our range of collaborative projects with local and international partners, provide opportunities for you to engage in educational, research and work activities with our global partner intuitions across the world
  • You'll be career-ready with 92% of our graduates in employment or further studies, fifteen months after graduating.

Course accreditations

  • Accredited by the Institute for Data & Marketing (IDM). Upon successful completion of the accredited unit, you will be able to obtain the IDM Certificate in Digital and Data-Driven Marketing.
  • Also accredited by the Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE), this accreditation acknowledges the content of this course is industry relevant, preparing students to graduate career ready.

Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the business and management skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree.

Sport scholarships

If you’re passionate about sport and you’re a high-performing sport athlete with the desire to continue developing your talents whilst you’re studying, then have a look at our BU Sport Scholarships which are available to help support you financially. Assistance is provided for coaching, equipment, competition entry fees, travel expenses and/or support services.

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
N290/N291 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 104-120 UCAS tariff points form a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. 

Required subjects: all subjects considered.

Foundation year entry requirements for September 2021 and September 2022: 48-72 UCAS tariff points.

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