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BA (Hons) Sport Management

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

96% of Derby graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree. (HESA, 2016)

Sport has become one of the world’s most lucrative and high-profile business sectors. Choose our pioneering BA (Hons) Sport Management course to launch your career in an industry which never fails to thrill.

  • Experience working in the industry through placements at Derby County FC, Derbyshire County Cricket Club, Derby Arena, Sporting Futures and other sport businesses
  • Gain hands-on experience in organising large sporting events – from football and cricket to badminton and half marathons
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of sport marketing, media, PR, finance, events, operations and international sport
  • Build strategic, leadership and enterprise skills for a successful future in sport management
  • Join a sport course which is ahead of the game: ours was the first degree of its kind in the country to guarantee every student a sport business work placement during each year of their studies 
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