Sports Leadership and Management

  • Sports Leadership and Management
    Kieran Read, All Blacks captain and studying towards a UC Bachelor of Sport Coaching degree.



The Sports Leadership and Management major is one of five majors of the Bachelor Sport Coaching (BSpC) degree, which is a unique blend of practical application and theory that will immerse you in the sociology, science, theory, and practice of sport and sport coaching.

There is growing demand for people qualified to work in sport leadership and management in Aotearoa New Zealand. The 2013 Sport and Recreation Sector Workforce Survey found that in Aotearoa, up to 44,000 new staff will be required in the sector by 2026.

Students choosing this major will explore the principles and foundations of leadership and management, how they are applied in sport, and the influences of social, cultural, and economic forces.

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School of Health Sciences | Te Kura Mātai Hauora

Phone +64 3 369 3333

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Postal address
College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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