UCAS code:
NC26

Course type:
Foundation Degrees

FdA Sports Business Management

Study in a professional sports club-style environment. Work with elite athletes as part of our Sports Academy. Benefit from our connections with major sports clubs and governing bodies.

Two years full-time (Part-time options available)

This programme will give you a fascinating insight into the key activities that are carried out within the sports business management sector; providing you with knowledge, understanding and experience of sports organisations and their business management activities.

You will visit clubs, stadia and high profile events to allow you to bring your learning to life, while assignment tasks, group work and volunteering and work experience will immerse you in the industry, helping to open doors to your dream career as a sports business professional. You’ll also benefit from Hartpury’s extensive industry contacts and countless opportunities to practice your networking and communication skills, plus the wide range of additional courses on offer can help boost your CV.

Your tutors, who are experienced practitioners with experience of working in sports business, will work closely with you, helping you secure work experience and equipping you with skills that will enable you to stand out from the crowd when you graduate.

A variety of course assessments will give you the chance to practice a range of graduate skills such as presentations, teamwork, and business communication.

The flexibility of a Foundation degree enables you to either enter the world of employment at the end of your two-year programme or stay on at Hartpury and top-up your qualification to the BA (Hons) Sports Business Management.

Graduates have gone on to work in a range of exciting careers in the sports and wider business environment, including in sports agencies, professional sports, business development, sales, marketing and events management.

How to apply for this course

Course Duration

2 Year
Duration:
2 Year course
Course type:
Full Time

Entry Requirements

GCSE | A minimum of 5 GCSE A* to C, (or 9 to 4 where numeric grades are being awarded), including English Language and Mathematics

A Level | Typical offer is CC or equivalent. This must include a minimum of one A Level and excludes General Studies.

Level 3 Extended Diploma subjects/grades | Typical offer is a MPP in an Extended Diploma or equivalent in a relevant subject

We welcome students with equivalent qualifications, including Access and the International Baccalaureate. Contact the admissions team to discuss.

Why study Sport at Hartpury University Centre?

Choosing Hartpury for your sport degree means studying in a unique environment that’s as close as it gets to a professional sports club with access to outstanding facilities on a 360-hectare specialist campus.

You’ll have countless opportunities to take insights from the classroom and apply them on site, working with elite athletes across Hartpury’s 10 sports academies, and to gain work and real world experience thanks to our long-standing partnerships and network of contacts with major sports clubs, organisations and governing bodies.

Every aspect of our specialist campus is designed to equip students with the skills, knowledge and experience they need to open the door to their dream career, while providing exceptional opportunities to develop as an athlete and to enjoy a wide range of recreational sports and activities.

Our sport graduates will use their qualifications in many ways; using the experience they gain at Hartpury to move into jobs in sport coaching, teaching, performance, therapy, strength and conditioning, business and media throughout the UK and internationally

Key information

  • University Finance

    The cost of studying can quickly mount up and our finance team can offer confidential advice on budgeting, information on bursaries, loans and grants, and help you explore what you are entitled to. For information on everything student finance related, click below. 

    You can contact the office by email studentfinance@hartpury.ac.uk or by phone on 01452 702189 or 01452 702190.

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  • Tuition Fees

    Fees for September 2018 entry

    UK: £9,250
    EU fees: Will remain the same as UK students, £9,250
    International: £12,000
    Please contact us to discuss part-time fees 

    EU students starting this course in Sept 2018 will be eligible to apply for UK student loans for the duration of their course. 

  • University Accommodation

    Whether it is your first time away from home, or you’re a seasoned traveller, there are options to suit you and your lifestyle while studying at Hartpury. 

    You’ll be part of a vibrant and international community of students of all ages, and from many different cultures, who share their experience of life at university together on one campus.

    We have a variety of options to suit different tastes and budgets. Whether you choose to live on or off campus you’ll get the same high standards of facilities and support. You can check out your options by clicking below. 

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