Taught course

Sport & Physical Activity (Leadership & Management)

University of Bedfordshire · School of Physical Education and Sport Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution.

Months of entry


Course content

Sport and physical activity is fun, good for us and can change lives. Taking part in it can improve physical health, support mental wellbeing and create vibrant communities. The sport and physical activity industry has an innovative and dynamic workforce, and this course will support you in developing the knowledge and skills required to gain entry to the sector. Taking a practical, research-based approach, the course will give you the opportunity to review and analyse examples of best practice; develop sustainable sport participation programmes; and undertake research into a sport and physical activity topic area of your choice.

Key features

  • Apply your knowledge by developing and implementing creative and innovative ideas to engage people in sport and physical activity participation
  • Gain experience of working with employers so you can investigate and analyse real industry problems while developing the ability to create solutions

Career opportunities

The primary focus is to provide you with the opportunity to develop a career in the sport and physical activity sector. However, the managerial and applied focus of the programme provides numerous transferable skills that can be related to a variety of service industries.

Areas of study may include:

  • Contemporary sports policy
  • Critical issues in sport and physical activity
  • International development of sport
  • Sport and physical activity placement

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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