Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme introduces you to issues of governance and regulation and how they apply in the sport industry. It provides you with a thorough introduction to theoretical issues in corporate governance and sport economics, and links these to the governance and regulation of sport in practice. The programme is ideally suited to the needs of executives within football clubs and media organisations, officers of football and sport regulatory bodies, members of supporters' organisations and local government officials with responsibilities in the leisure field. It will also appeal to those with a general interest in the sport, football and media industries. We have particular research strengths in international business and strategy, the management of innovation and entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate governance, sport management and marketing, as well as financial management and accounting.

Course Modules

You take 4 core modules. odules: Corporate governance; international sports law; sports economics; sports governance and regulation. Successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate will enable progression to the MSc Sport Management and the Business of Football.

Course Additional Entry

Normally at least a second'class honours degree in any subject area from a UK university or a non'UK equivalent. A professional or other qualification obtained by written examinations approved by the College. Relevant experience, supporting statements and references may be taken into consideration, especially in the case of non'standard applications. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub'tests.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Distance Learning
PgCert £4,700  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Distance Learning
PgCert £3,350  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Part Time Evening
PgCert £4,700  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Part Time Evening
PgCert £3,350  Academic year. First year home fees