Sports Management Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Wales 83% 0% 15% £9000 £13500 85 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Scotland's Rural College University 83% 0% 15% £7500 £15000 85 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University College Birmingham 59% 15% 10% £9250 £12500 63 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Cornwall College 59% 15% 10% £9250 £9950 63 Redruth On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 88% 2% 30% £9250 £16200 103 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 88% 2% 30% £9250 £14700 103 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 88% 2% 30% £9250 £14700 103 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 88% 2% 30% £9250 £12250 103 Twickenham On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 75% 5% 9% £9250 £13200 112 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Hartpury University and Hartpury College 70% 0% 20% £9250 £13000 120 Gloucester On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 82% 0% 13% £9250 £14700 122 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 82% 0% 13% £9250 £14700 122 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 82% 5% 0% £9250 £12250 59 Twickenham On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 75% 0% 10% £9250 £13100 103 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 85% 0% 10% £9250 £14700 122 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Hartpury University and Hartpury College 70% 0% 20% £9250 £13000 120 Gloucester On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 75% 0% 13% £9250 £11000 154 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 75% 0% 10% £9250 £13100 103 Worcester On campus Full-time
York St John University 81% 3% 15% £9250 £12750 94 York On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 82% 0% 13% £9250 £14700 122 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 82% 0% 13% £9250 £14700 122 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
York St John University 81% 3% 15% £9250 £12750 104 York On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 83% 5% 3% £9250 £15000 131 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Cornwall College 83% 5% 3% £9250 £9950 131 Redruth On campus Full-time
University College Birmingham 84% 0% 13% £9250 £12500 109 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 70% 8% 9% £9250 £13145 98 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 75% 0% 13% £9250 £16100 154 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 75% 5% 9% £9250 £12000 112 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 70% 8% 9% £9250 £13145 98 Roehampton On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 77% 0% 22% £9250 £13200 107 Luton On campus Full-time
University College Birmingham 84% 0% 13% £9250 £12500 109 Birmingham On campus Part-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 69% 0% 0% £9000 £12360 114 Inverness On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 82% 5% 0% £9250 £12250 59 Twickenham On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 82% 5% 0% £4150 £6400 59 London On campus Part-time
University of Liverpool 82% 5% 0% £25000 £30500 59 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Cornwall College 82% 5% 0% £9250 £9950 59 Redruth On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 73% 0% 9% £9000 £13000 139 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Hartpury University and Hartpury College - - - £6000 £8666 - Gloucester On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire - - - £785 - - Preston On campus Part-time
University of Lincoln - - - £9300 £16200 - Lincoln On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology - - - - - - Loughborough On campus Part-time
Manchester Metropolitan University - - - - - - Manchester On campus Part-time
Loughborough University of Technology - - - - - - Loughborough On campus Part-time
Loughborough College 73% - 55% £7750 £7750 - Loughborough On campus Full-time
University of East London - - - £9250 £13320 86 London On campus Full-time
University of Worcester - - - £9250 £13100 86 Worcester On campus Full-time
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - - - £7500 - - Bristol On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology - - - - - - Loughborough On campus Part-time
University Academy 92 - - - £9250 - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 78% 2% 21% - - 127 Manchester On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 79% - 1% - - 120 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 76% - 10% £9250 - 107 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 69% 3% 19% - - 118 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Plymouth Marjon University - 5% 60% £9250 £11000 - Plymouth On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 78% 2% 21% - - 127 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 69% 7% 12% £9250 - 91 Northampton On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 69% 0% 0% £9250 - 159 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 79% - 1% - - 120 Sheffield On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 88% 2% 30% - - 103 Twickenham On campus Full-time
Leeds Beckett University 85% - 10% - £10500 113 Leeds On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 85% - 10% £9250 - 113 Manchester On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University - 3% 15% - - 99 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business - 3% 15% £9250 - 99 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Stirling 84% 2% 5% - - 154 Stirling On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 84% 2% 5% £9250 - 154 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 68% 0% 14% - - 117 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 68% 0% 14% £9250 - 117 Manchester On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 82% 0% 13% £9250 - 122 Manchester On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 82% 0% 13% £9250 - 122 Manchester On campus Full-time
Leeds Beckett University 84% - 40% £9250 £10500 56 Leeds On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University - 3% 15% £9250 £12500 99 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 76% - 10% £6000 - 107 Preston On campus Full-time
Myerscough College - - 10% £9250 £12700 - Preston On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 82% 0% 13% £9250 - 122 Manchester On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 82% 0% 13% £9250 - 122 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 68% 0% 14% - - 117 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 68% 0% 14% £9250 - 117 Manchester On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University - 3% 15% £9250 £12500 99 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 85% 0% 10% £9250 - 122 Manchester On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 85% 0% 10% £9250 - 122 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 68% 0% 14% - - 117 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 70% 0% 20% £9250 - 120 Manchester On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 81% 3% 15% £9250 - 104 Manchester On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 83% 5% 3% £9250 - 131 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 81% - 7% £9250 £14400 132 London On campus Full-time
Coventry University 82% 8% 7% - - 124 Coventry On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 82% 8% 7% £9250 - 124 Manchester On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University - 3% 15% £9250 £14250 99 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 77% 0% 22% £9250 - 107 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 79% 3% 5% - - 116 Bristol On campus Full-time
UCFB, University Campus of Football Business 79% 3% 5% £9250 - 116 Manchester On campus Full-time
Loughborough College 75% - 15% £7750 £7750 - Loughborough On campus Full-time
Myerscough College - - 10% £9250 £12700 - Preston On campus Full-time
University of Wales 79% - 16% £9000 £13500 131 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 78% 0% 5% - - 108 Inverness On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 80% 5% 10% - - 99 Twickenham On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 82% 5% 0% - - 59 Manchester On campus Part-time
Cornwall College 82% 5% 0% £9250 - 59 Redruth On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
81 /100
17059 students of Sports Management in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Sports Management

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20484 £19645 £23157
25-75 percentile range £17776 - £24260 £15037 - £25227 £17838 - £30172

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21389 £20222 £23752
25-75 percentile range £18862 - £26032 £15947 - £25049 £18481 - £29607

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Sports Management

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Sports Management who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Sports Management

  • Sport, Fitness and Leisure Centres
  • Sporting Event and Hospitality Management Companies
  • Professional Sports Clubs
  • Hotels and Accommodation Facilities
  • Health Clubs and Spas
  • Sport Governing Bodies and Public Agencies
  • Sport Marketing Agencies
  • Leisure Management Consultancies

Specialisations within Sports Management

  • Athlete Development
  • High Performance Coaching
  • Sport Law
  • Sport Event Management

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Sports Management who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Sports Management (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Sports Management at University College Birmingham

20% Elementary occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Secretarial and related occupations
10% Sales occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Sports Management in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Sports Management

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Sports Management studies:
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Law (Honours) - LLB (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Business Administration - MBA
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

The median salary of graduates of Sports Management was £20484 15 months after graduation, £19645 3 years after graduation and £23157 5 years after graduation.

Sports Management and Development at University of Portsmouth received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 88 out of 100 among 11 respondents.