Bachelor of Sports Management with Honours

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration Programme Information   Bachelor of Sports Management with Honours  

Programme Information for New Students

Programme Regulations

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Programme Description

Hong Kong is a cosmopolitan city which hosts internationally renowned sports events, and professionals equipped with the skills and knowledge to effectively plan, manage, organize, and execute such events are in demand. Furthermore, there is a need for athlete business managers with a thorough understanding of the training requirements and psychological development of athletes as well as the complicated business environment. The Bachelor of Sports Management with Honours programme is specially designed for students aiming to enter this professional field.

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)

  1. Integrate and apply various theories and concepts of management to identify issues, analyse situations, and develop solutions for complicated problems in organizational settings.
  2. Make informed judgements in view of the organization’s business- and corporate-level strategies as well as ethical considerations.
  3. Reflect on new ways of thinking and make meaningful contributions as a leader and member in a team setting and communicate effectively.
  4. Command knowledge of the practices and activities of key aspects of athletic development and sports management.
  5. Integrate and apply advanced analytical skills to address issues and make decisions related to sports management.
  6. Assimilate and synthesise new knowledge in different aspects of sports management, apply it to solve problems related to sports management, and develop practical recommendations.

Programme Requirement

Students pursuing this programme must successfully complete at least 120 credit-units of which at least 24 credit-units should be taken at 3000-level and another 24 credit-units at 4000-level. Students are required to complete:

(a) 9 credit-units of University Core courses:

Course code
Course title
Credit-units
Level
^
University Core Values
2
1000-level
^
Social Responsibilities
1
1000-level
^
The Effective Communicator and Teamwork
3
2000-level
^
Entrepreneurial Mindset and Leadership
3
3000-level

(b) 87 credit-units of Compulsory Core courses:

Course code
Course title
Credit-units
Level
BUS 1000BED
^
An Introduction to Business and Management
18
1000-level
BUS 1030BED
^
Making Your Learning Count
6
1000-level
BUS 2007BED
^
Shaping Business Opportunities
18
2000-level
BUS 2070BED
^
Communication Skills for Business and Management
9
2000-level
BUS 3027BED
^
Creating Futures: Sustainable Enterprise and Innovation
9
3000-level
SPM 4012BED
^
Athletic Development: a Psychological Perspective
18
4000-level
SPM 4036BED
^
Exercise Science into Practice
9
4000-level

(c) 18 credit-units of Sports Management Concentration Elective courses:

Course code
Course title
Credit-units
Level
MGT 3008BED
^
Developing Leadership
18
3000-level
SPM 3019BED
^
Working with People in Sport and Fitness
9
3000-level
SPM 3036BED
^
Sport and Science to Coaching
9
3000-level

(d) 6 credit-units, as necessary, from any English and/or Chinese 1000-level, 2000-level, 3000-level or 4000-level courses offered by the University.

^ New course, subject to final approval by the University for presentation but likely to be available.

Students are required to complete 120 credit-units but they may opt to graduate with a lower qualification, Associate of Business [ABUS] (60 credit-units) after completing the required number of credit-units and fulfilling the requirements of the programme regulations.

For details of Professional Recognition, click here.

Choosing the first courses to get started

Undergraduate students taking the BSMH programme in English are recommended to begin their BSMH studies with BUS 1000BED An Introduction to Business and Management.

Enquiries

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