MSc-Diploma-Certificate Sport and Recreation Management

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  • Objectives
    The management of sport and recreation is an applied area of education and training which provides specialised skills. These are transferable across the whole of the expanding service sector in the economy, which accounts for over two-thirds of employment in the UK and is growing internationally. There has never been a greater need for managers with appropriate training to ensure that sport and recreation organisations survive and succeed in the 21st century. The Sport & Recreation Management MSc has been designed to appeal to people interested in starting a career in sport and recreation; those already working in the sector who wish to improve their management qualifications; and those who want to make a career change.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements A good second class honours degree or better from a recognised university, or approved professional qualification. Our standard English requirements for overseas students are: IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6 in each category or TOEFL 617 with 4.5 on the Test of Written English, which must be taken as a separate part of the TOEFL test, or 260 in the computer-based test with 5 in the TWE.
  • Academic title
    MSc/Diploma/Certificate Sport and Recreation Management
  • Course description
    Course content

    Two taught semesters, followed by a dissertation.

    Core modules

    -Accounting and Financial Management
    -Festivals and Event Management
    -The Leisure Context in Sport & Recreation
    -Managing People in Organisations
    -Marketing, Consumption & Culture
    -Research Methods

    Optional modules (you will choose three)

    -Critical Issues in Tourism
    -Cultural Branding
    -Public Policy through Leisure
    -Strategic Management
    -Enterprise Development

    Students complete a project/dissertation in the following summer.

    High degree of active case-study work with local leisure organisations.

    -Individual assignments
    -Group projects
    -End-semester examinations

    Certificate/Diploma in Sport & Recreation Management
    Students who successfully complete the first semester but do not proceed receive the Certificate. Those who pass both semesters' modules but do not proceed receive the Diploma

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