Sport and Leisure Management BA (Hons) (CU Scarborough)

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Sport and Leisure Management BA (Hons) (CU Scarborough)

Our BA (Hons) Sport & Leisure Management degree aims to create work-ready graduates with skills in developing and managing sports, sports leadership, and leisure events management. The course has been designed in conjunction with a range of partners and stakeholder input to ensure you graduate with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive, be that locally, nationally, or internationally.

CU Scarborough operates in an area known for leisure pursuits and for international motorbike events, surfing, sailing, and world championship mountain biking, plus the Tour de Yorkshire and Yorkshire Cricket Festival. It is also part of the same £50m development as Scarborough Sports Village and Scarborough Athletic FC and has close ties with Scarborough Rugby Club.

Entry Requirements

Entry levelWhat we're looking for
HNC64 UCAS tariff points. Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 / A* - C including Maths and English. Minimum two A2 levels or BTEC equivalent qualification.
Degree104 UCAS tariff points. Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 / A* - C including Maths and English. Minimum two A2 levels or BTEC equivalent qualification.

All HNC/Degree courses require at least two A2 level or a BTEC equivalent qualification.

CU Scarborough welcomes international students from all around the globe. If you are an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation Year, HNC or Degree course you can do so by completing our online application form.

Once your application form has been processed you will receive the outcome of your application via your given email address.
Please be aware you will need the following information in order to make your application:

  • All academic transcripts
  • Copies of degree/diploma certificates or work reference if employed
  • One academic reference
  • Be trained to English language proficiency level IELTS 6.0
  • Your personal statement
  • Copy of your current passport.

Career Prospects

A key part of the course is to prepare students for both immediate sport and leisure related work, including coaching and sports leading, alongside longer term supervisory and management skills and aspirations.

Students completing year two will have started to develop specialisms such as lifeguarding, football coaching and marketing. Students completing the degree will have developed key management skills in a field which, along with hospitality, tourism and events, is one of the fastest growing areas of the global economy. The sport and leisure management sector has seen increasing professionalism amongst those who work within it and employers may favour graduates in recruitment situations.

Course Details

You will be introduced to the world of sports and leisure management, one of the fastest growing areas of the global economy, gaining an understanding of how relevant activities are delivered and managed and developing business acumen alongside professional practice.

Sports or related qualifications offer the opportunity to develop specialist capabilities and attributes that can be utilized in career paths such as event management, digital marketing and community sports leadership.

At Higher National Certificate (HNC) level, focuses on giving you a sound grounding in how sport and leisure activities are delivered and managed effectively by its many agencies. This would allow a typical HNC qualified student to enter the industry with a broad understanding, for example as a recreation assistant or sports leader in a public or private sector organisation.

Year 1

The Sport and Leisure Environment
Introduction to Sport and Leisure Delivery
Management and Leadership in Sport and Leisure
Marketing, Sales and Customers in Sport and Leisure

Year 2

Operations Management in Sport and Leisure
Developing a Specialism for Sport and Leisure
Managing Resources
Managing Finance and Funding

Final Year

Project and Events Management in Sport and Leisure
Contemporary Issues in Sport and Leisure Management
Strategy and Change Management
Sport and Leisure Management Project

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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