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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports Coaching Leisure / Recreation Management Sports Facilities Work Sports Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is designed to develop people who can lead, manage and develop sport-related operations to professional standards.

Course overview

The business of sport extends throughout nations and across the globe – from merchandising to charity fundraising and leisure to societal health improvement. This course is designed to develop people who can lead, manage and develop sport-related operations to professional standards.

Why study this course with us?

Sport is not only a global business but also a key device in improving and developing society and bringing about change for individuals, groups and communities. Professional management and leadership in this field are essential to ensure that the maximum benefits are realised from sport activities, whether for commercial pursuits, competition, lifestyle or social development. This course provides a blend of critical management theory with an understanding of sport development and leadership in a range of contexts.

At Warrington Campus we have great connections to sporting organisations, including the Warrington Wolves Rugby League club, who train on site.

Different course options

Full time | Warrington Campus | 1 year | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-20

Modules

This module covers the following topics: Notions of behaviour change - inter-disciplinary approaches. Implementation of behaviour change - the rhetoric and the practice (including review of ecological approaches). Application of strategic management concepts to sport and physical activity. Examination of logic models of evaluation. Measurement of behaviour change. Effectiveness and efficiency of sport organisations. The role of the sport professional in the implementation, monitoring and evaluating behaviour change.
Management Research Project - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,940

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,450

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need an honours degree in a complementary area, usually 2:2 or above, and/or suitable work experience.

University information

From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in...more

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