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Introduction

The sport industry is a growing and dynamic economic sector. This career-focused programme provides a broad, multidisciplinary study of sport business management which equips you with the skills and knowledge to work in areas such as commercial sport management, community sport management, local authority and voluntary sector, public services, and to develop one’s own business.
 

Programme Features

Networking opportunities
With a superb alumni network and industry ties – as well as opportunities for research projects this programme offers ample opportunities for networking in different countries


Guest experts
We have a pool of external speakers from the industry who deliver guest lectures and talks to our students. Previous speakers have included representatives from leading national governing bodies, sports goods manufacturers, global motorsports and professional clubs, as well as health and fitness organisations and agencies. 

No examination
Assessments are 100% based on coursework and project.

Employable graduates
Our graduates are highly sought after in the industry; for example, some have been employed as Assistant Leisure Services Manager II at Leisure and Cultural Services Department and Business Development Officer at statutory organisation.

Further studies
Our graduates may pursue to progress onto postgraduate study; for example, some were admitted into Postgraduate Diploma in Education at the Education University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Metropolitan University.
 

Modules

Managing the Development of International Sport

The aim of the module is to increase your awareness of the management of international sport and

physical activity. You will assess the provision of sport, analysing how social and political policy impact the approach, management and development of sport in a global context.

Strategic Management of Sport

This module enables you to analyse and evaluate the strategic position of sport 

organisations and identify the appropriate strategic actions to enable them to succeed.

Management Applications

The aim of this module is to consolidate, extend and apply your knowledge and skills of Sport Business Management to a leisure organisation within the sports/physical activity sector. With the focus on this facility, you will formulate a detailed proposal to improve the current provision, engagement and/or management processes.

Marketing Communications

This module aims to build your marketing knowledge to a more advanced level with a specific focus upon the Promotions (Communications) component of the marketing mix.

Project in Sport

The aim of this module is to enable you to identify, engage with and undertake a piece of research into an aspect of sport of your choice.

 

Assessment

Coursework and project.

 

Recognition

QF Level

QF Level : Level 5
QR Registration No. : 16/001009/L5 
Validity Period : 01/09/2017 - 31/08/2025 

 

Importance of choosing a non-local top-up with QF Level 5

Employment
  • Degree qualifications pitched at QF Level 5 are formally recognised by the HKSAR Government for employment purposes within the Civil Service for graduate posts.

Further Studies
  • Having been recognised at QF Level 5, this top-up degree programme meets the standard of locally-accredited bachelor's degree programmes. Upon graduation, students can pursue their further studies at Master’s degree level in Hong Kong or Overseas.

Financial Assistance and Scholarships

 

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Holders of VTC Higher Diploma in Sports Coaching;

OR

  • Holders of relevant Higher Diploma, or Associate Degree, or equivalent qualifications, or experience (in terms of relevant credits and competency) will also be considered. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview.

 

English Proficiency Requirements

  • Applicants holding post-secondary qualifications (e.g. Higher Diploma, Associate Degree) taught and assessed in English from recognised institutions;

OR

  • At least an overall IELTS score of 6.0, or equivalent.

 

 

 

Fees & Funding

Fees

  • Application Fee : HK$200 (No application fee before the deadline!)
  • Registration Fee : HK$3,500
  • Tuition Fee : HK$73,450 by 2 instalments
     (Deduct up to HK$33,200 via NMTSS)


The tuition fee is as low as HK$250 if you are eligible for NMTSS and receive SPSS Outstanding Performance Scholarship (OPS).
(i.e. Tuition Fee HK$73,450 - NMTSS HK$33,200 - OPS HK$40,000)

Eligible students for NMTSS only need to pay the tuition fee net of NMTSS. After admission, students with outstanding academic performance at sub-degree level will be nominated for OPS and the awardees will receive the scholarship around July/August next year. The disbursement of NMTSS and the award of OPS will be subject to the final approval by the Education Bureau (EDB).



Scholarships

A variety of attractive scholarships are available to current and graduating SHAPE students.

 

Financial Aids 
The following HKSAR Government financial assistance schemes are available to eligible students who pursue this programme at SHAPE:


Financial Assistance Schemes
 
Amount (HK$)
Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) Up to $33,200 per year 
[AY2022/23]
Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP)

 Up to $89,080
(Tuition fee grant)

Up to $8,620
(Academic expenses grant)

Up to 55,560
(Living expenses loan)

[AY2022/23]

Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS)  Up to the annual tuition fees payable in the academic year


For details including eligibility and subsidy amount, please refer to the hyperlink of each scheme.

 

 

Career Prospects/ Further Studies

Career Prospects

This course prepares you for a career in international, regional and national sporting bodies, professional sports clubs and leagues, major venue and facility management, event management, sport-related government agencies, research and insight, facility operations and outsourcing suppliers, local authority and voluntary sector sport, sports goods business, and physical education roles in schools.

 

 

"SHAPE lecturers were experienced and professional, they were also very supportive and patient when guiding us through the project. This programme has opened my eyes to the operation of the real business world and prepared me for a career in the industry."

To Shu Sang
BSc (Honours) Sport Business Management

  • Assistant Leisure Services Manager II / Leisure and Cultural Services Department

 

Further Studies

Having been recognised at QF Level 5, this top-up degree programme meets the standard of locally-accredited bachelor's degree programmes. Upon graduation, students can pursue their further studies at Postgraduate Diploma in Education or Master’s degree level in Hong Kong or Overseas.

 

Student Awards

Student Awards
 

Student Award

Cheung Tsun On

Grand Award/Create Smart District in HK Competition 2021

Fu Wai Chun

Grand Award/Create Smart District in HK Competition 2021

Cheung Yat Lon, Simon

Grand Award/Create Smart District in HK Competition 2021

HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship 2021-22

Chan Leong Ming

HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship 2021-22

Ching Hei Yan

HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship 2021-22

Wan Chak Wing

HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship 2021-22

Ng Wai Ki

HKSAR Government Outstanding Performance Scholarship 2020-21

Cheng Tsz Fung

HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship 2020-21

Cheung Hei Long

HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship 2020-21

Lam Ka Ngai

HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship 2020-21

Leung Ho Tin

HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship 2020-21

Lin Alan Richie

HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship 2020-21

Ma Chi Shing Marco

HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship 2020-21

Man Wai Wa

HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship 2020-21

 

Connect with Us

Enquiries

Programme Coordinator

Ms. Cherrie Lai

Tel. no.

2595 8173

Email

cherrielai@vtc.edu.hk

 

 

General Enquiries

Mr. Thomas Yeung

Tel. no.

2595 8443

Email

thomasth@vtc.edu.hk

 

Connect with SHAPE Community


Connect with Sheffield Hallam Community

Registration No. : 251511. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.