Effective Advertising for Sports Clubs and Facilities Short Course

Effective Advertising for Sports Clubs and Facilities Short Course
The session will look at how advertising works and what it can be used for in terms of objectives (eg. increasing awareness, driving sales, attracting new customers/members). Within the session we will also examine the creative tactics used in advertising to allow sports organisations to develop effective adverts.

This course is either delivered in one live session at the UCLan Preston campus or as an online course. 

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Study Mode:


Delivery Method:

Mixed Mode

Course Length:

2 Hours

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

Thursday 20th February 2014, 9-11am at UCLan, Preston or 2 hours of flexible online learning

Entry Requirements:


Course Content

Course Outline:
Through a mixture of content input and practical activities, the session will explore what makes an advert work and give advice on developing effective adverts. The online learning materials can be accessed at a time and place suited to your needs. Please note that the online learning materials assume that users have a basic level of IT competence in accessing and navigating web pages.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

This course can be undertaken either in a workshop setting at the University of Central Lancashire's Preston campus or via an online course.

Academic Expertise

We are committed to delivering academic learning of the highest quality, helping you to stretch your mind and fulfil your university ambitions.

Learning outcome & aims

The learning outcomes for this course are: To discuss how advertising works, to consider the uses and applications of advertising in a range of sports settings and to explore a range of creative advertising tactics that sports organisations can use to achieve their diverse aims and objectives.

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

Due to the nature of the course there are no structured work experience placements offered.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


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Progression Routes

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Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE


For 2017/18 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

To apply for this course please email

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