BSc (Hons) Sports Science Management Top Up Degree | Loughborough College

BSc (Hons) in
Applied Sports Science (Management) (Top Up Degree)

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Aiming to further extend your professional knowledge and academic skills, this programme develops your expertise and prepares you for a management career in sport.

A core of sports business and management-related modules are complemented by a suite of optional sports science modules to enable you to pursue your interests in both areas.

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Course Content

Studying a range of core and optional modules, this course has been developed to enable you to create a learning programme specific to your individual interests and academic requirements. Renowned for our provision of high-quality teaching, your learning will include lectures, seminars, online activities, workshops, practical tasks, and peer-group learning. You are encouraged to become an independent and self-motivated learner in order to achieve your potential during your final year of undergraduate study.

Assessments methods include exams, essays, projects, presentations, and reports and you will undertake a significant research project in an area of your choice, analysing data and presenting results in a conference-style assessment.

We have an excellent support system whereby you will meet your Academic Tutor in your first week of induction. They will work closely with you throughout the duration of your programme to support your development and track your academic progress, ensuring that you achieve your personal best.


Compulsory modules:

  • Research Project (40 credits)
  • Employability Skills (10 credits)
  • Global Sports Marketing (10 credits)
  • Strategic Management (20 credits)

Optional modules:

  • Applied Strength and Conditioning (10 credits)
  • Applied Sport Psychology (10 credits)
  • Nutrition for Sports Performance (10 credits)
  • Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology (10 credits)
  • Physical Education and Teaching (10 credits)
  • Applied Performance Analysis (10 credits)
  • Business Enterprise (10 credits)
  • Issues in Health and Elite Sport (10 credits)
  • Organisational Behaviour (10 credits)
  • Physical Activity and Health Promotion (10 credits)


  • Opportunity to apply to present your research project at the annual student BASES conference
  • Delegate attendance at the annual BASES conference
  • Range of placements and internships during your study

Entry Requirements

  • 55% from Year 2/Part B of a Foundation Degree
  • Eight Distinctions from an HND

UCAS code: CN68

Progression Opportunities

Regular group work and research are key features of the programme where you will gain communication, teamwork, and analytical skills to enhance your transition into employment or postgraduate studies. We work with you to build your CV and consider career options from the start of the year.

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Course Duration:

1 Year

UCAS Code:


College Course Code:

  • 17/18TFK0121
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