Sport and Event Management

If you want to learn the key skills you need to build a career in the dynamic sport, events, and hospitality sectors, you can with our bespoke management courses. 

  • We currently have strong industry links with organisations like Wasps, the Ricoh Arena, Warwick Castle and many more.
  • You can study courses with Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accreditation*, designed to prepare you to be a leader in your chosen sector.
  • Our Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism courses are ranked No.5 in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2021.
  • You’ll have access to our employability service, the Talent Team, along with the option for a year studying abroad or on placement*.
  • You can get hands-on experience through volunteering opportunities* at local and national events and venues.
  • Experience our annual Guest Lecture Week; in 2020, we welcomed 43 industry speakers from organisations like Aston Villa FC, Formula 1, Love Food Live and Vodafone*.
  • You can benefit from international experiences* including overseas trips to destinations like Dubai and China, as well as opportunities to work collaboratively with students at partner universities in places like Australia and Brazil.

Our Sport and Event Management facilities

The entrance of Lanchester Library

The Library

The Lanchester Library is open 24/7, 364 days a year. Home to 1,400 study spaces, including group and silent areas, it also houses our Centre for Academic Writing, which can support with essay writing as you progress through your degree.

Talent Team gathered at a table

Talent Team

With employability at the forefront of all our courses, you have access to our dedicated employability service, the Talent Team, from the first day of your course, to graduation and beyond.


Global Engagement students smiling

Centre for Global Engagement

Our Centre for Global Engagement aims to give you the international experiences needed to become a truly global graduate, with language classes, work and study abroad opportunities, and international field trips.

More than a course

    • Facilities, shows or events mentioned on this page may not be relevant for every course. Please check individual course pages for specific details regarding what facilities, shows or events are available for each course.
    • Please note that any opportunities or experiences referred to on this page may be subject to additional costs (for example travel, visas and accommodation), competitive application, availability and meeting any applicable visa requirements.
    • Staff may be subject to change.
    • The majority of our courses are formally recognised by professional bodies. This means that the courses have been reviewed and tested to ensure they reach a set standard. In some instances, studying on an accredited course can give you additional benefits such as exemptions from professional exams.
    • Accreditations and memberships shall be renewed in accordance with the relevant bodies’ standard review process and subject to the university maintaining the same high standards of course delivery. If the accreditation of any of our courses change, we will notify applicants and students as soon as possible. Please check the relevant course web page for up-to-date information on the current status of individual course accreditations.
    • The university may deliver certain contact hours and assessments via emerging online technologies and methods across all courses. The form of delivery will be determined in accordance with government and public health guidance. Whether on campus or online, our key priority is staff and student safety.
    • Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to COVID-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) and some non-academic offerings (particularly in relation to international experiences), may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.
Student outside university campus

Clearing 2022

If you don't meet the requirements to apply for a course this September you could consider applying through Clearing or Adjustment. Clearing is your opportunity to study a subject you love at Coventry University.

 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021