Sports Management courses

Limerick Institute of Technology

Business Studies With Sports Management – BA (honours) in Limerick Institute of Technology

  • Duration : 4 Years
  • Intake : Sep
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : € 10,250 Per Year
  • IELTS : 5.5
  • TOEFL : 0
  • PTE : 0

About Business Studies With Sports Management – BA (honours) in Limerick Institute of Technology

What is the programme about?

This programme has been designed for people with a passion for sport who would like to work in an exciting, dynamic and global industry. Learn about working with athletes and training for performance and health. Develop your leadership skills and gain an understanding of governance & sports development, marketing, sponsorship, finance, law, running events, economics, public relations and human resource management. 

Develop your network of contacts through our professional links with various Sports Partnerships, the GAA, Camogie Association, FAI, Limerick FC, Munster Rugby, Thomond Park stadium, the Irish Sports Council and Coaching Ireland. Take the opportunity to travel during your placement while working or studying in Ireland or overseas. Play sport and make new friends. Whatever your ambitions in sport, Business Studies with Sports Management in LIT can help you achieve them.

Who is the programme suited to?

The BA (Honours) in Business Studies with Sports Management will suit anyone with a passionate interest in sport and a flair for business and management. You don’t need to be an elite athlete; you just need a positive attitude, a willingness to work hard and the determination to succeed.

Top 3 Reasons

1. This is a new innovative programme designed to allow graduates the opportunity to undertake a combined Business and Sports Management career.

2. This programme has professional links with numerous sporting organisations including the IRFU, GAA, FAI, HRI, IGB and Swim Ireland.

3. Graduates will have experienced all facets of Sports Management to provide them with the best education to suit today’s economy and diverse sports management industry.

Class Contact Hours

20 hours per week (depending on year)

Jobs Include

Our graduates can expect to find work in a broad range of areas. Many continue in postgraduate education while others go on to find employment with the National Governing Bodies, Local Sports Partnerships, community & voluntary organisations, commercial gyms and leisure centres, TV & media companies, event management companies, professional clubs, sports agencies and so on. The skills and knowledge gained will also be highly applicable to companies outside of the sports sector.

Entry Requirement

Leaving Certificate: A minimum of 2 Honours and 4 Passes in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English/Irish. Foundation Level Mathematics at grade F2 or higher is acceptable as meeting the Mathematics requirement for this programme. See ‘Special Entry Requirements’ section. FETAC Applicants and Mature Applicants: Refer to section ‘Entry Requirements’ for further information.


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IELTS score for entry to undergraduate courses a minimum score of 5.5


Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

€ 10,250


€ 10,250