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Sport management at Solent

Do you have a drive for the business of sport? With opportunities in everything from marketing, business start-ups and human resources to event organisation and sport governance – as well as social and cultural roles – in sports that generate multi-million-pound global industries, you could be involved in an exciting and fast-paced career.

At Solent, you can learn the foundations of sport management, and with the skills you gain you could start your own business, take on a franchise or work for big corporations in a specialised role. Solent gives you access to expert knowledge that can be applied to your specialised pathway: Sport Management, Outdoor Adventure or Football Business.

With a mix of traditional theory and real-world, practical learning, you’ll have access to high-level guest speakers, undertake work placements, go on industry visits and be supported by a network of employers.

The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute for Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), so you can be assured that teaching is high quality and relevant to industry.

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BSc (Hons) Sport Management

Develop your passion for sport, and progress to a successful career leading and managing sporting events and organisations on this CIMPSA accredited course.

MA Sport Management

Looking to further your career in the sport management industry? This masters in sport management will give you the advanced knowledge and skills required for a successful...


You'll access facilities that provide an engaging learning environment.

Students have access to the state-of-the-art Sports Complex, featuring two sports halls, two fitness studios, strength and conditioning and high-performance gyms, health and fitness and personal training teaching gyms, and a sport and exercise therapy clinic.

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