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Sport Management

This unique programme encompasses the central functions of corporate, senior and operational management including financial management, governance, corporate strategy, strategic marketing and leadership.

The specificity of sport, with its high media coverage and numerous stakeholders, requires managers to have uniquely honed business skills and an in-depth knowledge of the principles of sports management. The MSc Sport Management has therefore been developed for those with aspirations towards senior or line management positions within the core functional departments of the sports management industry.

At UCFB we bridge the gap between academia and business. In parallel to the academic curriculum run the Employment & Enrichment events; a journey of professional and personal development through learning and knowledge enhancement activities. The Employment & Enrichment events allow access to industry leading guest speakers, business opportunities and additional classes.

The MSc Sport Management is suitable for graduates of all disciplines and for professionals working within the sports industry, in management, marketing, operations or other appropriate areas, and who wish to build on that experience through a structured programme of study.

As a capstone to the MSc Sport Management degree, students may have an opportunity to specialise their academic experience by undertaking a research project with a sports organisation, leveraging UCFB's global network of contacts with leading organisations such as The Football Association, BBC Sport, the US Tennis Association, the Rugby Football League, as well as a multitude of football and sporting clubs both domestically and overseas. MSc students are also encouraged to apply for short term placements, internships and projects via our dedicated Employability and Enrichment team.

London is a phenomenal opportunity for students to live and learn in a truly global city.

Graduates of the MSc Sport Management programme will be awarded degrees by our esteemed academic partner institution, Bucks New University.

Entry requirements

You will have a Bachelor's degree with 2:1 classification or an international equivalent. International students that require an IELTS must have an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening, or recognised equivalent). Relevant academic experience in business, marketing or sport is desirable.

Course modules

Our MSc Sport Management modules have been developed in order to give you the best preparation for a leadership career in the wider sports industry: Financial and Human Capital Management, Strategic Sports Marketing Management, Sustainable Stadium and Event Management, Leadership and Influence in Sport, Corporate Strategy in a Sporting Context, Current Themes in Sports Law, Dissertation and Research Methods.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 £ 9,500 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 £ 13,500 (Whole course) International 1 Years

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