Comments about Sports Management PgCert-PgDip-MSc - At the institution - Kingston Upon Thames - Greater London
The Sports Management course focuses on the social and managerial aspects of both sports performance and sporting activity. This course will equip you with an understanding of the social complexity of sports and prepare you to deal with the organisational, operational and promotional aspects of sports.
This course is designed to appeal to students wishing to pursue careers in sport administration or self employment as personal trainers/health advisers or students wishing to expand their knowledge in the business and administration side of sports.
Sports Management PgCert/PgDip/MSc
At Kingston University we believe that theoretical knowledge should be underpinned by a strong practical component and therefore students are encouraged to gain field experience in their chosen area of sport via both structured and independent sessions.
What will you study?
At Kingston University, students studying Sports Management at the graduate level will have the opportunity to explore the social, political, organisational, operational and promotional aspects of sports. Students will also be able to broaden their knowledge base with optional modules offered in health promotion, nutrition and marketing
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.
These modules can be taken as stand alone modules, which can contribute to your professional and personal development. Please contact the course director for further information.
Core Sport Management modules
-Research Methods and Data Analysis
-Research Methods and Advanced Data Analysis
-Sports Event Management
Option Sport Management modules
-Facilities Management and Corporate Assets Management
-Economics of Sport
-Mega Sport Organisations and Events
-Nutritional Supplements and Drugs in Sport
-Sport History, Policy and Politics
-Sports Marketing and Sponsorship
Core Business Management modules
-Managing People and Organisations
-Financial Resource Management
Option Business Management modules