Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) in Sports Management with Coaching (Part-time)

Qualifications Framework

The qualification of this programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework in Hong Kong.

QF Level: 5 

QR Registration No.: 18/000234/L5

Registration Validity Period: 01/09/2018 To 31/08/2023


Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) in Sports Management with Coaching (Part-time)

Duration and Credits

3-year Part-time (Senior Year entry): Minimum 62 Credits

Mode of Study


Medium of Instruction

Chinese as the main medium of insturction with specified subjects in English

Commencement of Study

January 2019

Tuition Fee

3-year Part-time (Senior Year entry) Total Tuition Fee: $172,360 ($57,453/year on average)

All tuition fees are subject to review regularly and the final approval from the Education Bureau.
* Tuition fee may vary with actual credits.

Scholarships and Grants

CTIHE Scholarship
Faculty of Social Sciences Scholarship
Academic Achievement Scholarship
Learning Achievement Scholarship
Physical Development Excellence Scholarship
President's Award
Vice-President's Award
Dean's Award
Outstanding Extra-curricular Performance Award
Study Tour Scholarship
HKCT Excellence Award


Government Assistance

CTIHE students can apply for the following assistance provided by the Student Finance Office:

1. Extended Non-Means-Tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)

Aims of Programme and Intended Learning Outcomes



1. Enable students to develop the philosophy as well as a broad and solid knowledge base in sports management and coaching for the betterment of society through promoting active lifestyles.

2. Equip students with the practical knowledge and skills to perform diverse management duties in the sports industry.

3. Provide students with the training in interpersonal skills and the experiential learning opportunities that socialise them into the respective professions of sports management and coaching.


Intended Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate a professional understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of the practices in sports management and coaching.

2. Evaluate the values and social environments in the promotion of active lifestyles for the betterment of society.

3. Apply social science perspectives and higher-order thinking skills to appraise issues arising from sports management and coaching environments, and make theoretically sound and evidence-based decisions.

4. Perform sports management duties in various types of sports organisations in a professional and effective way.

5. Work cooperatively with stakeholders based on professional attitudes, and effective interpersonal skills.


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Paving The Way For Professional Advancement

This programme provides an in-depth deliberation of the meaning, philosophy and implementation strategy of "Promoting Active Lifestyles" in different facets and levels of society; students will be able to identify the direction for professional advancement.

Strategic Use Of Medium Of Instruction

This programme uses Chinese as a medium of instruction; Students are encouraged to have academic discussion proactively. Some specialized subjects will be taught in English; this can better equip students to get in line with their international counterparts in the sports management profession.

Special Offer Of Multiple Scholarships

- In order to encourage those who are interested in participating in sports management and promoting active lifestyle, CTIHE offers a $10,000 or $20,000 Scholarship to newly enrolled students.
- Students with excellent academic performance have the opportunity to receive full or half tuition scholarships for the year.
- Students having an attainment of outstanding physical development performance (e.g. Outstanding performance in HKDSE (Physical Education), or Outstanding performance in Applied Learning (Sports and Fitness Coaching), or Representative of Hong Kong with outstanding achievement in international sports competitions) are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The maximum amount of the scholarship covers half of the tuition fee during the entire course of study.

Practical Work Opportunity, Train To Be Sports Executives

Apart from the internship for 300 hours, this programme provides abundant opportunities of practical work. For example, student may join as a part of the preparatory committee or working team of the International Curling Academy, to involve in planning and organization of national and international competitions or events. It helps students to establish their self-image, interiorize the working ethic of sports management and develop the professional network of themselves. Apart from putting knowledges into practice, students can also experience the challenges that sports executives would face and learn the strategies to resolve the problem.

Sports Coaching As An Entry Point, Becoming A Knowledge-based Professional

This programme briefs students on the principles of sports coaching as well as the essential support for nurturing athletes; students will be able to adopt the perspectives of coaches and athletes and effectively implement, evaluate and optimise sports management policies and measures.

Specialised Subjects

Sports Management
- Risk Management and Legal Aspects in Sports
- Sports Marketing
- Human Resources Management in Sports
- Financial Management in Sports
- Managing Sports Facilities
- Sports Policy and Administration
- Sports Entrepreneurship ^
- Physical Education and School Sports ^
- Volunteer Management ^
- Olympism and Olympic Movement ^

Coaching and Techniques
- Sports Coaching II
- Physical Activities for Special Populations

Sports Sciences
- Lifespan Motor Development
- Theory and Practice of Physical Conditioning
- Psychological Skills for Athletes ^
- Physiological Bases of Sports Performance ^
- Movement Analysis ^

Internship and Research
- Internship
- Honours Project

^ Electives of individual categories

1. Offer of the subjects (including electives) are subject to Institute's final decision without prior notice.
2. Individual students may be required to take supplementary subjects which might extend their duration of study.

General Education Subjects

Culture, Society and Self-development

- Introduction to Food Science and Health
- History and Culture of Hong Kong
- Critical Thinking^
- Gender and Self^
- Movie, Life and Culture^

Language and Communication Techniques

- Advanced English Communication
- Advanced Chinese Communication


^ Electives of individual categories

1. Offer of the subjects (including electives) are subject to Institute's final decision without prior notice.
2. Not every student will take all the subjects listed. Students at various year of intake shall study different subjects.


Students are required to complete a 300 hour Internship in a sports service delivery agency. The Internship will be in the form of concurrent placement, lasting from the end of Year 3 to the end of Year 4.

List of Internship Organizations:

To date, the following organizations have promised to offer internship opportunities for our students. We extend our gratitude to them all for their support!

- The Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation
- The Gymnastics Association of Hong Kong, China
- Hong Kong, China Rowing Association
- Hong Kong Playground Association
- Hong Kong Country Club
- Po Leung Kuk Jockey Club Tai Tong Holiday Camp
- Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups
- The Aberdeen Marina Club
- Ladies’ Recreation Club
- Activist Association
- Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps Ha Fa Shan Camp
- Blue Sky Country Club
- Sportsoho Media Ltd
- Spotlight Enterprise Ltd
- Waterfall Sports & Wellness (In Express Recreation Management Ltd); and
- ME Fitness Ltd

Career Prospects

In addition to the job positions that require a qualification of a bachelor's degree in general labour market, graduates will be able to serve in the following sports-management-specific positions:

- Assistant Leisure Services Manager II (ALSM II) of Leisure and Cultural Services Department
- Executives of Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China and over 70 National Sports Associations
- Events/Publicity and Promotions Officer of major events like Hong Kong Marathon and Hong Kong Cross Harbour Race
- Entrepreneur and Coach of Children Interest Class