This module is led by academics from the International Centre for Sports History and Culture (ICSHC) at De Montfort University. Members of the ICSHC academic team have published many critically acclaimed books and articles and have presented research papers at leading universities around the world. In addition there are a wide varety of specialists of the sport industry
This module covers the following topics
Traditions and Ethics
Birth of Modern Sport
Sports and Media
The Professionalisation of Sport
Internationalisation of Sport
The Humanities of Sport module includes an intensive communication skills sub-module. Designed and developed by the Institute of Marketing and Communication Management at the University of Lugano (Switzerland), this Leicester based sub-module allows postgraduates to attend a mixture of industry expert and academic theory lectures on themes such as crisis communication, corporate communication planning and public affairs.