Birkbeck, University of London: Sport Governance

InstitutionBirkbeck, University of London View institution profile
Department Management
Web http://www.bbk.ac.uk/
Telephone 0203 907 0700
Study type Taught

Summary

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Governance introduces you to issues of governance and regulation and how they apply in the sport industry. It provides you with a thorough introduction to theoretical issues in corporate governance and sport economics, and links these to the governance and regulation of sport in practice.

The programme is ideally suited to the needs of executives within football clubs and media organisations, officers of football and sport regulatory bodies, members of supporters' organisations and local government officials with responsibilities in the leisure field. It will also appeal to those with a general interest in the sport, football and media industries, or those seeking a broad, general education in sport management with a view to switching career into the sport business sector.

**HIGHLIGHTS**

- Teaching informed by the activities of academic staff in the Birkbeck Sport Business Centre, Birkbeck’s designated research centre for the study of sport business.

- Discusses the 'peculiar economics' of the sport industry and the need for appropriate forms of regulation.

- Helps you acquire the learning and research skills, and competencies, that are viewed as transferable and career-enhancing.

- An opportunity to progress to the MSc Sport Management and the Business of Football.

- The Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy.

- Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals.

- We engage in significant collaborative research and have excellent contacts with many public and private sector organisations, professional bodies and researchers at other academic institutions.

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Introduction
Birkbeck, part of the University of London, offers nearly 300 taught and research postgraduate programmes across arts and humanities, business and economics, law, science and social science. As an evening teaching specialist, Birkbeck offers its taught postgraduate courses between 6-9pm, with some courses available through distance learning. As with undergraduate courses, postgraduates can study full-time or part-time.

Home to 44 research and specialist institutes, Birkbeck is the sixth largest provider of taught postgrad courses for UK and EU students - some 44% of its 11,000-plus students are on postgrad programmes. Around 90% of its academics …

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