Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Sport Business with Foundation Year

Transition into higher education and prepare for degree-level study with our BA (Hons) Sport Business Management with integrated foundation year.

Sport Business with Foundation Year

Course Overview

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    8 Years
  • Start date

    19 Sep 2022

If you don’t have the required UCAS points to secure a place on the full degree programme, this integrated foundation year will enable you to transition onto our BA (Hons) Sport Business Management course, preparing you for academic life at university.

As part of your foundation year, you’ll:

  • Study four sport-related modules -These will introduce you to the subjects included on each of our routes, from sport development and sport and exercise science to coaching and lifelong health
  • Study two additional modules that will help you develop the academic and study skills needed to successfully transition from school or the workplace to higher education

As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Examine key business areas, including marketing, finance, economics, enterprise, strategy and events management, and their relationship with sport
  • Study digital analytics and gain key skills that support today's global businesses
  • Learn about the increasing professionalisation of sport and investigate the requirements of governance
  • Explore how the changing needs of the consumer have transformed sport into one of the most lucrative industries in the world
  • Recognise and seize new and exciting opportunities in broadcasting, licensing and merchandising

You’ll learn how to access the extensive resources and support services available here at Leeds Beckett, whether you need a hand locating specialist materials in the Library, or you need advice about personal issues.

Visit each of the course pages below for details of the modules offered as part of your chosen course.


BSc (Hons) Physical Activity, Exercise & Health

BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching

BA (Hons) Sport Marketing

BA (Hons) Physical Education

BA (Hons) Physical Education with Outdoor Education

BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science

BA (Hons) Sport Development

Why study Sport Business Management with Foundation Year at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Work placement opportunities
  2. Sport volunteering opportunities, which have previously included the Olympics, World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games
  3. Sandwich year – a year of paid employment in industry
  4. Annual employability fair attended by major sports business organisations
  5. Study in the university’s new £45m state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building