Birkbeck, University of London: Sport Management

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

Summary

Our MSc/PgCert Sport Management is designed to give you the skills and expertise you need to compete in the sport industry and related businesses and organisations, by combining specialist teaching about the principles and practice of sport management with general training in management, business organisation, strategy and research methods.

It covers several key areas, such as governance and regulatory issues, with emphasis on the wider sport sector. It will help you to develop a deeper understanding of management, governance and regulatory issues within the business of sport.

The programme is ideally suited to the needs of executives within a variety of sport organisations, such as professional sport clubs, governing bodies, media organisations and sport-related businesses. It is also ideal for members of supporters’ organisations, local government officials with responsibilities in the leisure field, and people with a general interest in the sport and media industries.

**HIGHLIGHTS**

- Visiting speakers include experts from sport businesses, the legal profession, football clubs and football regulatory authorities.

- 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.

- 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.

- The Birkbeck Women in Sport Scholarship is offered to an excellent and deserving female Home/EU/International student.

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Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

Birkbeck, University of London

 

 

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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