HND Sport and Leisure Management | Loughborough College

Higher National Diploma (HND) in
Sport and Leisure Management

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This two-year, full-time course aims to provide you with a broad range of management skills relating specifically to sporting, leisure, and physical activity.

With strong links to industry professionals, this HND offers you the opportunity to gain a firm comprehension of practical skills development and will allow you to enhance your existing knowledge and expertise.

Course Content

The HND in Sport and Leisure Management combines theoretical study with practical experience and aims to provide you with an understanding of the key areas of industry practice. Studying various modules including exercise prescription, applied sports coaching, and the principles of marketing, this course seeks to develop you as a fully rounded practitioner and professional within your respective field.

As part of the delivery of this course, you will be taught by specialist managers who have proven experience in various divisions within business and commerce. We consistently strive to provide advanced training that is relevant and up-to-date and, therefore, we regularly update this learning programme to reflect the changing issues and practices within the sport and leisure management industry.


Year 1

  • The Sport and Leisure Industry
  • Marketing
  • Applied Coaching
  • The Evolution of Sports Development*
  • Operating and Managing in the Sport and Leisure Industry
  • Personal & Professional Development *
  • Customer Service
  • Industrial Placement
Year 2
  • Research Project
  • The Developing Manager
  • Exercise Prescription
  • The Evolution of Sports Development*
  • Personal & Professional Development *
  • Principles of Coaching
  • Managing Sports Development
  • Health Promotion
*Can be studied in Year 1 or 2


The programme includes course trips to relevant facilities and businesses within industry, as well as a variety of talks from guest speakers appropriate to the subject area. Additional industry qualifications are available as part of the programme.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of 32 UCAS points
  • Vocational qualifications and experience are also considered.

UCAS code: 222N/HND/SLM

Progression Opportunities

Successful achievement of this HND will enable you to progress on to study the final-year BA (Hons) Sport Management degree or an alternative, related course. Our HND provides you with the skills needed to embark on a career within this exciting sector.

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Key Facts


  • September 2018

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time (FT)



Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs: (Per Year)

  • Full Time (FT): £7,395.00

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

UCAS Code:


College Course Code:

  • 18/19TFK5331

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