B.Sc. in Sports Management Degree Course

B.Sc. in Sports Management Degree Course is very different and unique course designed for all those who love sports and wants to follow it as a career.  The course varies from colleges, for some colleges it is for the time period of 3 years and for some it is 4 years. B.Sc. in Sports Management Degree Course includes developing of critical understanding skills, professional attitude, innovative and management of the same. The course comes under the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences. Mumbai University offers this course for the time period of three years; the same course is for 4 years in Wilmington College.  B. Sc. in Sports Management mainly focuses on creating a strong foundation with the application of theories, principles and practices of business to the sport industry.

B.Sc. in Sports Management Degree Course

Name of degree courseBachelors of Science in Sports Management
Commonly known asB.Sc. in Sports Management Degree Course
Conducting AuthorityMumbai University and many other autonomous institute
Tenure3 to 4 years
Minimum QualificationHSC with 50% aggregate
FacultyFaculty of Applied Health Sciences (FAHS)

B.Sc. in Sports Management Degree Eligibility

  • An applicant should be HSC passed with minimum 50% marks in aggregate
  • An applicant should have a very good command over English language
  • An applicant must have scored minimum 50% marks in English in HSC

B.Sc. in Sports Management Degree Syllabus

B Sc programme is for the time period of three years and it varies from institute. Some institute offer the same course for the time period of 4 years for the institution following 3 years course follows the standard syllabus pattern for three years where the course is divided in Six Semesters. Basic syllabus include is mentioned here in three parts i. e. first year, second year and third year

First Year

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  • Sports Development
  • Theory of Coaching
  • Sports Legislation
  • Sports Marketing
  • Financial Management
  • Sports Management

Second Year

  • Event Management (including a practicum)
  • Economics of Sport/Health Psychology
  • Strategic Planning
  • Human Resource Management
  • Students specialise in one of
  • Sports management
  • Exercise management or
  • Coaching management

Third Year

  • Students study both the business of sport and their selected specialization.
  • They are supposed to undertake an individual research project or dissertation that imparts critical skills in project design and management, in response to current issues within the frame work and limits of sports industry.
  • Students must spend an average of 40 hours per week attending lectures, studying independently and preparing for assessment. A combination of end-of-semester exams, research papers, group projects, presentations and in-class tests are used throughout this programme

B.Sc. in Sports Management Examination Schemes

All the details about marks for internal and external for each semesters is given below

Semester 1

Sr. No. of PaperName of PaperMarksTime
IQualifying Hindi•20803 hours
IIFoundation of Phy. Edu. & Sports20803 hours
IIIComputer Applications5352 hours
IV (a)Theory of Games•• (Kabaddi, Volleyball, Judo10402 hours
IV (b)Theory of Athletics••*
(Sprints, 100 mtr, 200 mtr & 5000 mtrs
I0402 hours
No included in Grand Total** Games: judo, Kabaddi, Volley-ball••* Athletics: Sprint 100, 200 and 5000 meters



Sr. No. of PaperName of PaperMarksTime
IQualifying English•20803 hours
IIAnatomy of Fitness20803 hours
IIIComputer Applications5352 hours
IV (a)Theory of Games**
(Badminton, baseball, Archer> & Weight lifting)
10402 hours
IV (b)Theory of Athletics••• (Relay races and High-jump)10402 hours


Scheme of Examination of B.Sc. Sports Science 2nd year Course

Semester 3

PaperNomenclature of paperMarks Theor)TimePractical marks
1.Qualifying Environmental Science*10903 hours
IIKinesiology10903 hours
IIITheory of Games **5452 hours
IVTheory of Athletics ””’5452 hours
VGymnastic and other Activities50


Semester 4

PaperNomenclature of paperMarks
TimePractical marks
VIPhysiology of Exercise10903 hours
VIIHealth Education, First-aid and safety measures10603 hours30
VIIITheory of Game*5452 hours50
IXTheory of Athletics**5452 hours50


Semester 5 

PaperNomenclatureMarks theoryTime
IPhysiotherapy5453 hours
IISports Psychology5453 hours
IIITheory of Games*5452 hours
IVTheory of Athletics”5452 hours
Grand total20+180=200
*Game: Hockey, Netball, Kho-Kho and Tennis”Athletics: 1500 mtr. Pole-vault, Javelin Throw
Semester 6
PaperNomenclatureMarks theoryTimePractical mark.
IFoundation of Sports Training10903 hours
IISports Sociology5453 hours
III‘Chewy of Games*5452 hours50
IVTheory of Athleltics**5452 hours50
VProject Report
Grand Total:25+225+100=350
Game*: Soft ball, Basket-Ball, WrestlingAthletics”: Triple Jump, Hammer- Throw

B.Sc. in Sports Management Qualities

Following mentioned are some of the basic and most important qualities which make a perfect Sports manager. These qualities are necessary for gaining expertise and professionalism in the career

  • Time Management Skills
  • Crisis management skills
  • Understanding of the Competitive Structure
  • Ability to delegate where necessary
  • Report writing skills
  • Sport Understanding
  • Politically Correct
  • Commitment
  • Hard work
  • Communication Skills
  • Learning from experience

Scope of B. Sc Sports Management Degree

Note: After completion of bachelors degree one can either take a job or can also continue studying further to achieve mastery and specialization at PhD and Masters Level. Type of Job available after completion of graduation A B.Sc. in Sports Management Degree candidate can follow career listed below

  • Sport facilities management
  • Health and Fitness management
  • Sport management consultancy
  • Teaching & Lecturing
  • Sports event management
  • Sports development and in local authority sports departments.
  • School athletic director
  • Sports camp director
  • Sports agent
  • Athletic event planner
  • Sports shop owner

In addition, graduates can follow management careers in other industry sectors; join the armed or uniformed forces

Similar courses B.Sc. in Sports Management Degree

All the below mentioned courses are courses available in India in Sports Industry

  • Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) in Sports Management
  • Business Management with Sport B Sc (Hons)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Sports Management (PGDSM)
  • MBA in Sports Management

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