A practical degree with both a general and a specialist focus, preparing you academically and professionally to be able to hit the ground running in the Sports and Leisure industries. This programme combines a general understanding of Business and Management together with thorough coverage of the key areas in the field. From Finance and Marketing, through to Strategy and Social Responsibility, you will move to focus on more specialist subject areas, including Sports Event Management, Sports Journalism, High Performance Personnel Management and Sports Law. The programme is of particular interest to students looking for a business or management career in the sports and leisure industries.
Year 1 - During the first year you will be introduced to the principal areas of business & management, whilst at the same time gaining an overview of the sports & fitness industries & looking at the specifics of managing people in sport. Year 2 - In the second year you will study the core disciplines of Marketing & Financial Accounting & will focus on the business of sport within the current economic environment. Within the Marketing module students will develop their understanding of the fundamental marketing concepts, applying knowledge learned through case studies specific to the sports & leisure industries. Year 3 - In the final year you will be able to enhance your knowledge of the sports & leisure industries by undertaking a range of dedicated options. You will also have the opportunity to undertake a piece of research on a particular aspect of the sports & leisure industries, which will be presented in the form of a dissertation.
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The campus is in the grounds of a beautiful gothic mansion, Strawberry Hill, and the local neighbourhood is a lovely picturesque place. There is plenty for students to do, and you'll make so many great friends and have so many amazing experiences. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly and you'll able to find everything you need on campus. The SU are very approachable and helpful, and there are loads of services available.
Honestly St. Mary’s University, Twickenham is a great place to study. Compared with other it is quite small and everything in mostly in one place. They provide great services if you need help and have a wide variety of societies and clubs.
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