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 currently holds the post of Head of Education and Professional Practice for the Department of Sport and Physical Activity.

In a previous career Paul was a qualified greenkeeper and maintains an interest in this in part through his involvement with the development and delivery of the BSc (Hons) Sports Management (Golf) programme.

Paul also has a keen interest in the business of motor sport and has worked on BU's behalf within a British Touring Car Chanpionship 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

Journal Articles



  • 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
  • Sport Management
  • Golf Club Management
  • The Contemporary Golf Industry


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

External Responsibilities

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • The ‘I don’t get finance’ introduction to finance - Festival of learning 2013


  • 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,