Sport and Community Engagement

Welcome to the Department of Sport and Community Engagement.

Welcome to the Department of Sport and Community Engagement.

Based within the Faculty of Business and Management the Department offers courses at both Warrington and Shrewsbury campuses. These include: Sport Development and Coaching, Sports Coaching, (BSc and FdSc), Sport Management, and Physical Activity and Health (Year 3 only). The Department also co-deliver an MSc in Sport Management.

The Department is proud of its link with the sporting community; locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. These contacts offer a range of benefits; ensuring the currency of the curriculum, research and knowledge transfer projects and high quality work experience opportunities.

Our courses are staffed by well-qualified, enthusiastic staff from a variety of sporting backgrounds. More importantly they are approachable, enthusiastic and very supportive, endeavouring to ensure all our students maximise on their potential. The courses are designed to provide our graduates with the skills, knowledge and understanding required to meet existing and future challenges, consequently the department has an excellent record of graduate employment.

If you are interested in any of our courses or require any advice please get in touch with the Department Administrator Marta Olszanska on 01925534354 or via e-mail

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Kirstie Simpson, Head of Department of SpaCE, has been actively involved in the EU-funded project Strategy to Action (S2A) Sport. For more details on the programme to enhance the skills and competencies of sport administrators across Europe visit


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