This degree has developed excellent links with London Wasps and the Rugby Football Union and prepares students for a career in the rugby industry. The programme includes a practical introduction to sports management. Students gain the knowledge needed to gain employment in the rugby sector. Areas covered include sport management, coaching skills, contemporary issues in sport, legal issues related to sport, and business management. Students will apply business management concepts to the rugby industry.
This programme is part of the sports management portfolio of courses including streams in golf, rugby, football and coaching studies. Watch the portfolio video here to discover more.
Opportunities exist to participate in community rugby activities and take coaching and referee awards. Curriculum enhancements through:
- Coaching certification opportunities
- Guest lectures
- Opportunity to study abroad
- Access to London Wasps season tickets
- Volunteering opportunities in the community
- Scholarship awards for national/international athletes
- Access to a state-of-the-art performance laboratory and gymnasium
There is an increasing demand for well-qualified staff in all areas of the rapidly expanding sports industry, and within the rugby sector (e. grassroots rugby; professional clubs). Recent graduates have worked for Wasps, London Irish and Hong Kong RFU.
Start date: September
Duration: Three years full-time
Attendance: An average attendance of three or three and a half days per week can be expected. Specific days and times of study vary per course and formal timetables are usually issued a month prior to your course start date.
A typical offer will include GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above and a UCAS Tariff score of 200-240. This score can be achieved from passes in two 6-unit GCE A-levels/AVCEs or from a pass in a 12-unit AVCE.
English Language Requirements:
IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
TOEFL Internet test: 87 (R22, L21, S23, W21)
Pearson: 55 (51 in all subscores)
For further details of our international entry requirements, please visit our international module.
Fees for 2013-14 entry
Fee code for Home and EU students: C3
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Fee code for International students: A
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Fees quoted are for the next intake and are subject to change. Fee costs for subsequent years are subject to rises in inflation or course delivery costs.