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Sports Events Management PGDip

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Events Management Sports Management Leisure / Recreation Management Sports Facilities Work

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is designed to meet the requirements of professionals and organisations involved in the bidding process and delivery of sporting events of all sizes - from the Olympic Games to the Leeds Half Marathon. You will address the challenges facing sports events managers, including the increasing pressure to meet the demands of global governing bodies and how to manage a volunteer workforce, secure appropriate sponsorship packages, reduce risk and ensure the health, safety and security of every stakeholder. By developing the specialist knowledge and skills required, you will be able to strategically plan and manage sporting events to the satisfaction of regional, national and international stakeholders.

By enhancing your knowledge and practical expertise in sports events management, you will be equipped with the skills to plan and manage complex landmark events while also understanding the core operational activities of sports venues. Your specialist expertise will leave you well placed to seek senior positions with organisations involved in the planning and hosting of high-profile events. Job titles will include: Sport Events Manager; Project Manager; Venue Manager and Sport and Events Ticketing Manager.

Different course options

Full time | Headingley Campus | 1 year | 27-JAN-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

27-JAN-20

Modules

In this module you explore the functions of operations, project delivery, risk and quality management and their contribution to the core operation of events and events businesses.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,670

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,666

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional. The University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Applicants are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent.