Taught course

Sports Events Management

Institution
Leeds Beckett University · Carnegie Faculty
Qualifications
MScPGCertPGDip

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed on the webpage.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Drawing on academic and industry expertise from around the world, this course is designed to meet the sports events management requirements of professionals and organisations involved in the bidding process and delivery of sporting fixtures and events of all sizes - from the Olympic Games to the Leeds Half Marathon.

You will address the challenges facing sports events managers, including the increasing pressure to meet the demands of global governing bodies and how to manage a volunteer workforce, secure appropriate sponsorship packages, reduce risk and ensure the health, safety and security of every stakeholder.

By developing the specialist knowledge and skills required, you will be able to strategically plan and manage sporting events to the satisfaction of regional, national and international stakeholders.

The University has been given a five-star rating for our academic work in Hospitality & Leisure Management by QS, the international higher education benchmarking agency.

Information for international students

English Language Requirement: IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 6.0, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time: £5,200
International students
Full time: EU £5,200 Non EU £10,500

Please see the funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

part time
18 months
full time
6 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Enquiries
Email
admissionsenquiries@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 812 3113