Birkbeck, University of London: Sport Management, Governance and Policy

InstitutionBirkbeck, University of London View institution profile
Department Management
Web http://www.bbk.ac.uk/prospective/postgraduate
Email management-pg@bbk.ac.uk
Telephone 020 7631 6740
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme is designed to give you the skills and expertise you need to compete in the sport industry and related businesses and organisations, by offering specialist teaching about the principles and practice of sport management, governance and policy. It will provide you with detailed knowledge about key issues, such as the structure and function of sport in the UK and elsewhere, governance and regulation, sport economics, and much more.

The programme is ideally suited to the needs of executives within sport organisations, including regulatory and governing bodies, those who work in central and local government, those with responsibilities in the sport and leisure fields, members of supporter organisations and other local, regional and national sport organisations. It will also appeal to those with a general interest in the sport and media industries.

Highlights

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

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

- Linked to Birkbeck's Sport Business Centre, one of the world's leading centres for sport business and football research, teaching, training, consultancy and policy advice.

- 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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Postgraduate courses at BirkbeckBirkbeck, University of London is a world-class research and teaching institution, a vibrant centre of academic excellence and London’s only specialist provider of evening higher education. Birkbeck provides the highest quality postgraduate teaching by world-class academics engaged in cutting-edge research. Over 90% of Birkbeck academics are research-active – the highest rate for any multi-faculty institution in London. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) confirmed the College’s status as a world-class research and teaching institution. Birkbeck entered over 90 per cent of its eligible staff into the RAE and the College was ranked in the top ...

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