Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Calling all sports professionals…

male_track_runner Business and SportYour love for sport drives you, but having extra options for your career is never a bad move. We at the University of Hertfordshire have been working in consultation with the English Institute of Sport and former international sports professionals to bring you this new qualification exclusively for high performance athletes and sporting professionals: BSc Business and Sport Management (online).

Starting in September 2014 this new, 100% online programme builds on your existing sporting knowledge and develops your business skills. Find out what you study on this course.

Ideal for:

  • Athletes
  • Coaches
  • Development professionals
  • Managers
  • Support staff

A BSc (Hons) Business and Sports Management degree in your back pocket you’ll widen your options – like developing a second career or continuing your studies.

How is this course suitable for sports professionals?

Not having to attend classes every Tuesday at 4pm.

You’re not always near campus every Tuesday at 4pm for that business lecture. We understand your sporting career comes first. After all, it’s your dedication to sport that got you where you are today. Being 100% online, you access your learning materials when it suits your schedule.  Unless you want to come in and use the library or pop in for a cuppa, there’s no need to come on campus: our courses are designed to be learnt solely online.

Complete your degree sooner

Credit is available for professional sporting experience and existing education meaning you could fast track and complete the degree as quickly as two and a half years.

Joining the right team

This course is only for sports professionals, so you’ll be studying alongside like-minded people driven, like you, to succeed in the sporting arena. Your course will be linked to your professional career, plus you learn practical business skills.

On your side

Don’t worry if it’s been a while since you’ve studied. Your first module teaches you all the skills you’ll need to succeed in higher education. From critical thinking and writing academically, to using reference materials and submitting your work – and you’ll have full tutor support every step of the way.

Excellence in the field

Like with all our online courses, they follow the rigorous academic quality standards of the University. The variety of modules you can study, and the support and expertise of your tutors – all combine to provide the perfect environment to learn, strive for the best results and reach your goals.

Try a module first

If you're not sure if you would like to commit to a whole degree, you can sign up to study just one module first. Giving you a taste of distance learning and fitting study around your professional schedule.

The final score

If you’re a high performance athlete or sports professional looking to add another string to your bow, with a degree that’s not only challenging and exciting, but also practical, then the online BSc(Hons) Business and Sports Management could be the perfect compliment to your sporting career.

To find out more about this course, including entry requirements, fees and how to apply visit: go.herts.ac.uk/ontopform

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