Paul Boyce

Paul Boyce

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Dorset House D132, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Paul Boyce is a Lecturer in Sports Business and Administration. He specialises in the areas of Sport Management and Finance.

Although qualified in accountancy and with a BA (Hons) in Business Management, it is education itself that is his main professional interest. His Masters Degree is in Academic Practice and among his research interests is the development of Technology Enhanced Learning as an aid to teaching finance based subjects to non-specialist students. He has successfully completed the Bournemouth University Education Excellence Staff Development Programme. He has previously held the posts of Head of Education and Professional Practice for the Department of Sport and Physical Activity and has many years of programme leadership experience. He is currently studying for a PhD entitled "The transition to the final year in higher education; an identity perspective".

Paul also has a keen interest in the business of motor sport and has worked on BU's behalf within a British Touring Car Championship team and with the organisers of the Rallye Sunseeker...



Paul's research interests include;

- The business of motorsport

- Technology Enhanced Learning

- Cohort identity in the learning environment

Paul is currently studying for a PhD entitled "The transition to the final year in higher education; an identity perspective".

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person's work contributes towards the following SDGs:

Good health and well-being

"Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages"

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Quality education

"Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all"

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Journal Articles


  • Allen, C. and Boyce, P., 2010. Crossing the Numbers Barrier. ELSIN 2010: Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference. ELSIN, 21-31.


  • Couto, U., Tang, W. and Boyce, P., 2013. What makes the motorsport event product enjoyable? In: Making Waves, International Conference on Events 2013 3-5 July 2013 Bournemouth.
  • Boyce, P., 2012. The use of TEL in developing and assessing introductory finance skills. In: Fusion Conference 2012 Sharing Education Excellence 6 June 2012 Bournemouth University.
  • Boyce, P., 2011. A Study of Patronage versus Sponsorship in Motorsport. In: The Second International Video Conference of Bournemouth University (UK) and Institute for Tourism Studies (Macao): 31 March 2011 Bournemouth University, Poole, England.
  • Boyce, P. and Allen, C., 2011. The Finance Barrier: Teaching Finance to Non-finance students. In: BU Education Enhancement Conference 4 May 2011 Bournemouth University, Poole, England.
  • Boyce, P. and Allen, C., 2011. Finance Barriers – teaching finance to non-specialist students. In: Business Management Accountancy and Finance (BMAF) Network Annual conference 2011 - Graduates with Impact: through excellence in business education 10-11 May 2011 Bournemouth, England.
  • Boyce, P., 2009. A study of students' preferred and perceived leader behaviour in the lecturer. In: ELSIN XIV Learning in higher education - how style matters 17-19 June 2009 Bulle-en-Gruyere, Switzerland.
  • Boyce, P. and Allen, C., 2007. Crossing the Numbers Barrier. In: HEA Pedagogic Research and Development Day 28 March 2007 Bournemouth University, England.


Profile of Teaching UG

  • Financial Reporting for Sport
  • Financial Appraisal for Sport
  • Financial Appraisal for Business


  • Using sports performance software to enhance student assignment feedback (Santander, 11 Jan 2016). Completed

External Responsibilities


  • MA in Academic Practice (Bournemouth University, 2008)
  • BA (Hons) in Business and Management (Bournemouth University, 2006)
  • Cert HE in Accounting level 4 (Association of Accounting Technicians, 2003)


  • Association of Accounting Technicians (MAAT), Member,
  • Higher Education Academy (HEA), Senior Fellow,