This degree is focused on developing your employability skills; you’ll apply theory to practice in real-world settings at every opportunity to inform your own sports management practice or future career.
Your Sports Business Consultancy Project
As an MSc student, your contribution to the Hartpury Sports Business Hub will enable you to develop professional relationships with external business as part of your project.
Alongside our own Championship rugby team and performance Sports Academies, which run in a similar way to professional clubs, you’ll have access to a diverse range of high profile organisations, such as Cheltenham Racecourse, England Rugby, Cheltenham Town Football Club, GB Rowing, Pentathlon GB and Olympic champion equestrian coaches and athletes.
Field trips and guest lecturers
You'll hear from professionals in lectures to broaden your knowledge and networks.
As a graduate, you'll be ready to progress directly into the field of sports management in the following fields:
- Professional agencies
- Sports development
- Charitable sports sector
- National Governing Bodies of Sport
- Leisure centres / providers
- Business owner
- Marketing and sponsorship
The Hartpury Sports Business Hub
Boost your employability, expand learning and networks, and gain real-world experience in the sports industry.
Managed out of the Department of Sport and Exercise Science, the Sports Business Hub provides students and staff the opportunity to engage with key local and regional sports organisations to complete live briefs and real-world research consultancy. The Hub provides access to a range of organisations including Active Gloucester, Sport Wales, Bream RFC and Gloucestershire County Cricket Club as well as multinational corporations and independent businesses.