Loughborough College
Sport and Leisure Management HND
Loughborough College

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This two-year, full-time course aims to provide you with a broad range of management skills relating specifically to sport, leisure and physical activity. With strong links to industry professionals, this HND offers you the opportunity to gain a firm comprehension of practical skills development, and will allow you to enhance your existing knowledge and expertise.

The HND in Sport and Leisure Management combines theoretical study with practical experience, providing you with an understanding of the key areas of industry practice. The course will develop you as a fully rounded practitioner and professional within your respective field by studying various modules, including:

  • Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Health

  • Operation Management and Leadership

  • Sport Marketing

You will be taught by specialist managers who have proven experience in various divisions within business and commerce. We consistently strive to provide advanced training that is relevant and, therefore, we regularly update this learning programme to reflect the changing issues and practices within the sport and leisure management industry.

Features and Benefits

  • This qualification has been approved by The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and is therefore suitable for students wanting to work towards gaining membership of this governing body.

  • Students will have the opportunity to gain the ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management, which is highly regarded by industry.

  • Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.

  • Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.

  • Loughborough College was awarded TEF Gold 2019.

  • Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Progression Opportunities This HND enables you to progress on to a BA (Hons) Sports Management (Top-Up) Degree at Loughborough College. Our HND also provides you with the skills needed to embark on a career within this exciting sector.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Sport and Leisure Management, HND, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Sport and Leisure Management HND

England UK £8250 year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 year 1
Scotland £8250 year 1
Wales £8250 year 1
EU £12500 year 1
International £12500 year 1
Channel Islands £12500 year 1
Ireland £12500 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2

About Loughborough College

Loughborough College is an institution that mainly offers further education level courses and programmes, and its main campus is situated in the English county of Leicestershire. Applicants can find a selection of 26 A-level courses that are designed to take the graduate to any university of their choice, while the remainder of the college’s offerings are dedicated to hands-on vocational courses intended to help the graduate enter the workforce as soon as possible.

List of 23 Bachelor and Master Courses from Loughborough College - Course Catalogue

Student composition of Loughborough College

  • Welcome to the Talent Factory | Sport at Loughborough College
  • Nicky Samji - Former Sport Student at Loughborough College & Practising Physiotherapist

Where is this programme taught

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