Whether youâre excited about sports clothing, or you want to get involved in funding for health initiatives, itâs a great time to be in the sports industry. Thereâs real demand for graduates with good business sense.
By applying management theory to the real world, youâll develop the skills employers are looking for. Youâll develop creative ideas to tackle real-life business challenges. You could be running recruitment campaigns, managing events, developing a marketing strategy or conducting market research.
We organise guest lectures from industry experts and field trips to major sports clubs. With our connections across sport, you can volunteer for organisations or events in the area, or work on an industry placement with organisations like Puma, Nike, or JD Sports. And with the option to spend a year studying abroad, thereâs plenty of opportunities to boost your CV.
With your newly developed management skills, and your impressive network of contacts, youâll be ready to transform the business of sport.
**FEATURES AND BENEFITS**
Learn from the experts â our teaching staff have experience at all levels of sport and work with some of the big organisations in the industry.
Study in Manchester â youâll be based in a city home to great events and two of the worldâs biggest football clubs. Itâs the perfect place to learn about the industry.
Study abroad â take an optional year abroad at one of our partner institutions to learn about the industry from an international perspective.
Field trips â youâll get to see places like Etihad Campus (National Cycling Centre and Manchester City FC) and Adidas North European Headquarters.
Get involved with industry â attend guest talks and masterclasses, network with recruiters, and go on placement with organisations like Puma, Nike, or JD Sports.
Take your pick of careers â with your broad range of skills you could work anywhere from sports clubs to governing bodies.
The combination of sports expertise and business knowledge youâll gain means you will have the skills to work in a wide range of roles.
Recent graduates are working with organisations like BBC Sport, England Netball, and British Swimming.
You could work at national agencies, governing bodies, health clubs and sports complexes, promoters, or media companies. There are also exciting careers in medicine, education, and research. Or you might choose to continue your studies with our MSc Sport Business, Management and Policy.
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