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Undergraduate subject

Sports Leadership and Management

27 November 2023
This subject is aimed at students who wish to develop skills in leadership, teamwork, communication, and accountability.


Sports Leadership and Management


Note: This subject is not open to new enrolments. See UC's new Bachelor of Sport.

There is growing demand for people qualified to work in sport leadership, administration, marketing, and management in Aotearoa. The rapid growth in the industry has opened up exciting opportunities across the sports and recreation sector.

Sports Leadership and Management

Why Study - Body

What will my study involve?

  • Take part in a 120-hour internship in a sports organisation of your choice.
  • This major blends sports leadership, sociology, and coaching, management, and marketing.
  • Take part in practical courses, a noho marae experience, and field trips beyond the classroom.

Sports Leadership and Management

Career - Body

Career opportunities

You will gain a strong grounding in transferable career skills which are highly valued in the workforce, including leadership, communication, motivation, and teamwork.

Career pathways could include:

  • national and regional sport organisations
  • sport, community, and outdoor recreation
  • school sport organisations
  • community and high performance sport teams.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.

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