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Applied Sciences

Leisure/Sports Management & Sports Studies

Bachelor of Sport Management

3.5 years

€0 pa

Programme profile

A Bachelor of Sport Management is a business-oriented study programme. It is a 3.5 year programme, the first two years of which are an AP Degree in Hospitality, Service & Tourism Management. The 2-year AP programme qualifies you to work independently on developing, planning, realising and delivering services nationally and internationally in companies and organisations within the service sector and the fields of sports, events, tourist attractions, holiday and business tourism, as well as hotels conferences and restaurants.

You begin your specialisation in Sports Management during your AP degree before fully specialising in the area in your BA programme. The programme focuses on preparing students for a dynamic roles within sport worldwide; roles such as Sports Consultant, Sports Executive, Key Account Manager, Sports Development Planner, Club Manager or Sports Marketing Coordinator.

Programme content

Years 1-2:
Methodology; Business Economics; Service Management; Macro Economics ; Service Industry Competences; Leadership ; Human Resource Management; Strategy and Business Development; International Marketing; Cultural Studies; Customer Relations; Sports Management [The Sports Industry; Product Development; Event Management; Coaching / Team Building ; Sports Law; Sponsorship & Fundraising; Sports & Media] ; 13-wk Internship in sports-related organisation ; Final Project

Years 3-3.5:
Sports Industry; Research Methods in Sports studies; Sports Marketing; Sports Management; Sports Law; Sports Economics;Thematic Studies; Internship in Sports-related organisation ; Bachelor"s Project


The university currently offers no related Masters programmes, taught through English.

Entry Requirements

General Certificate of Education (with examination in 8 subjects where at least 3 are A-levels, alternatively 2 A-levels + 2 AS-levels. Subjects to include Maths

Leaving Certificate, showing at least 6 subjects of which at least 2 must be H5, Ordinary Maths will be considered for Maths requirement. FETAC Level 5 Certificates and Level 6 Advanced Certificates will be considered for admission only to same study field as they would gain entry for in Ireland




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