Sport & Physical Activity (Executive Leadership) MA – funding options available

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Sport & Physical Activity (Executive Leadership) MA

Governments are increasingly calling on sport and physical activity to contribute to wider social outcomes such as improving physical health, supporting mental wellbeing and creating vibrant communities. Delivering on this agenda requires innovation and creativity. Taking a reflective, analytical and research-based approach, this course will enhance your knowledge and skills, and inspire you to think differently about how organisations in sport and physical activity respond to the challenges set and how they can best deliver pioneering solutions.

Why choose this course?

  • Benefit from our links with Sport England, governing bodies, active partnerships, employers and European partners to further develop your personal and professional network
  • Learn from a team with a wide range of expertise and experience in specific subject areas such as sport, leisure and physical activity
  • Develop your executive leadership skills and gain the professional and personal development required for you to take the next step and become an industry leader.
  • Benefit from our specialist, up-to-the-minute sport science facilities.


Our courses are delivered with employability in mind. Career-focused teaching methods prepare you for the world of work, and there are ample opportunities to undertake work experience placements and to get involved in research projects, providing practical experience in the industry. You also have the chance to gain recognised professional qualifications as well as coaching, umpireship and leadership qualifications.

The primary focus is to provide you with the opportunity to develop a career in the sport and physical activity sector. However, the managerial and applied focus of the programme provides numerous transferable skills that can be related to a variety of service industries.

Why study Sport at Beds?

  • You’ll benefit from our excellent facilities, including six purpose-built British Association of Sport & Exercise Science (BASES) accredited sport and exercise science laboratories, nutrition research kitchen and two molecular and cellular physiology labs, which promote excellence in both teaching and research.
  • You have the opportunity to get involved with research projects and through undertaking additional sporting qualifications alongside your degree.
  • Want a bit of the big-city buzz at an affordable cost? Well, London is just a short train journey from Luton and Bedford.

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