What will I learn?

If you are looking to kickstart your profession in business but have a keen interest in sport that you want to bring to your career, then our BA (Hons) in Sport Business Management provides the best of both worlds.Studying Sport Business Management will provide you with a solid foundation of business principles, such as contemporary economics, marketing, leadership and finance, and combine this with an in-depth look at the sports industry with topics including, sponsorship, broadcasting and media, operations and tourism.**Why study this subject?**Sport is a lucrative industry with Sport England estimating that as a whole it contributes £39 billion to the UK economy. The diverse and inclusive nature of sport means that there are plenty of areas where you could make your mark.Studying a degree in Sport Business Management will help equip you with the commercial and operational management skills needed to succeed. It will also help you stand out from the crowd as more organisations begin to look for qualified individuals with strong leadership and management abilities.**Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**Being so close to the business hub in London means there are opportunities for you to complete placements and work experience during your time at BNU. In addition to this we welcome guest speakers from the industry, including alumni, so you can get a real feel for the doors that will be open to you when you graduate, meaning you’ll interact with lots of different people within the sports and business industries.**What facilities can I use?**We have a state-of-the-art gym and our human performance laboratory is home to an indoor, three-lane running track that has 3D motion-capture technology.The lab is also equipped for assessing a range of physiological, biomechanical and psychological parameters meaning you’ll always have lots of choice when it comes to designing a research experiment.**What will I study?**During your foundation year you'll have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of business and study topic areas like, creativity, self-development, responsibility, business studies and inquiry based learning to provide you with a solid basis for your study of sport business management.From your first year, you’ll be learning the fundamentals of business to provide you with a solid foundation for your study of business management. Topics ranging from financial decision making to people management will develop your business mind and areas examining sport and society and sport business will ensure you begin to understand how sport and business work together.In Year Two, you will gain a more strategic understanding of business issues and begin to work with real clients to put your knowledge into action. You will develop a deeper familiarity with concepts, such as business economics, enterprise and entrepreneurship, broadcasting, operations management and sports research.In your final year, you will delve into learning about subjects including regulation, leadership, innovation and tourism. You will also work closely with your personal tutor on a research dissertation project, meaning you can dive more deeply into an area that you’re really passionate about.**How I will be taught and assessed?**This course is offered as a four-year programme, including an initial Foundation Year. The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree.At BNU we like to foster an interactive and student-focused teaching style where we blend lectures, workshops, group work, independent study, case studies, live briefs and guest speakers to enhance the learning experience.We set a variety

Which department am I in?

School of Health Care and Social Work

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,250.00 (US$ 19,314) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

19 September 2022


Buckinghamshire New University

Queen Alexandra Road,

High Wycombe,


HP11 2JZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students require successful completion of a High School Diploma with GPA above 2.8, plus one of the following: SAT with a minimum of 1100 overall, and a minimum of 550 from Evidence Based Reading and Writing, and Mathematics; Minimum of 3 APs with grades above 3. International students with IELTS 6.0 (5.5) or below will have to undertake an enhanced curriculum in addition to the advertised programme.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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