BA Sports Management

If you are motivated by the idea of working in the sports industry, one of the most versatile and exciting sectors in the world, then our BA Sports Management is an excellent degree choice for you.

Sport is a fast growing and dynamic global industry that brings together commercial, social and political interests. There are fantastic opportunities for graduates who have a good understanding of the sports industry to apply their management, leadership and business skills.

Course details

A new vocational degree that offers students a unique blend of business expertise and knowledge of the sports industry, with its global career opportunities.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

University of Roehampton

Course overview

Students of this degree course will benefit from Roehampton’s partnerships with a range of prestigious sports organisations such as Crystal Palace FC, Fulham FC, The Lawn Tennis Association, Hercules Wimbledon Athletics Club, schools and coaching agencies.


This programme was designed with input from our partners in the professional sports industry. They have given us insight into what really matters in the business of sport, and we have designed a programme that reflects the skills and knowledge required of graduates who go on to become successful in that business.


Entry requirements

Year 1 entry: 112 UCAS points (or equivalent), Foundation Year entry: 48 UCAS points (or equivalent)

We welcome applications from students studying T Levels.

For all courses we also accept a wide range of other qualifications and experience.


BA Sports Management at the University of Roehampton prepares you for a variety of careers within the sports industry. Our graduates may work with professional sports teams and leagues, or pursue careers in marketing, sponsorship, management and development of sport. They could equally consider management of health, fitness and sport centres. During your time with us, we will equip you with the knowledge and expertise to pursue these careers and more.


All modules are core and are worth 15 credits unless specified.

Compulsory modules

  • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
  • Research and Debates in Sport
  • Consumers of Sport
  • The Sports Environment
  • Introduction to Sports Management
  • Principles of Sports Marketing

Compulsory modules

  • Branding
  • Leadership and Management in Sport
  • Resourcing Sport
  • Researching the Sports Industry
  • Managing Community Sport
  • Events Project Management

Compulsory modules

  • Managing Innovation
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport
  • eSports and Emerging Markets
  • Entrepreneurship in Sport
  • The Final Year Project