Applied Golf Management Studies

About the course

Our Applied Golf Management Studies BSc is run in conjunction with the University of Birmingham

As the industry’s leading golf management programme, the Applied Golf Management Studies degree gives you the chance to combine a high-level applied theoretical degree with membership of the PGA (subject to application).

Across all three years of the degree you cover modules in the areas of applied sports science, equipment technology, coaching theory and business management delivered by specialist staff from the University and the PGA. You also complete three PGA assessed vocational placements in a golf environment, which are a requirement for membership of the PGA.

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Diploma in Higher Education in Professional Golf
Foundation Degree in Professional Golf

Course syllabus

Year One

In the first year you adopt a generic approach to sport and golf, with modules on golf coaching and sports science, equipment technology and custom fitting, sport business management, sport exercise, health psychology and becoming a researcher. During the summer vacation you are also required to complete a placement in collaboration with The PGA.

Year Two

Year two involves modules on applied sports science and golf coaching, integrated custom fitting, managing golf events, sport development and research methods and data analysis. During the summer vacation you will also complete a placement in collaboration with The PGA.

Year Three

The final year of the programme contains modules on developing expertise in golf coaching, golf operations management and leading and managing people in sport. You will also complete a dissertation. For those intending to apply for PGA Membership, a further placement can take place at the end of the year in collaboration with The PGA.