Sport Management MSc 12 months Postgraduate Program By Loughborough University |Top Universities
Subject Ranking

# 137QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

29,750 GBPTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Program overview

Main Subject

Business and Management Studies

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Sport is a truly global and rapidly expanding industry that unites commercial, public and third-sector stakeholders. Our master's in Sport Management gives you the skills and knowledge to work in this exciting arena.

Our MSc Sport Management is co-taught by the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences (currently ranked 1st in the world for sport-related subjects, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021) and the School of Business and Economics (a triple accredited and leading UK business school).

Our teaching is informed by internationally leading research and will develop your skills in marketing, policy and legal analysis, organisational management, finance and accounting. It will also provide thorough analysis of the key strategic challenges facing sport, and the impact of sport on wider society.

Key study areas include: global sport marketing and media, sport policy governance and law, economics of innovation in the sport industry, management of human resources, research methods and skills for sport managers, accounting, strategic management, and more. You will also address topics such as professional sport marketing strategies, new sport policies, and the governance of sport federations.

With strong links between the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences and various sport management practitioners across the UK, we host guest speakers who present relevant insights and provide opportunities for you to expand your network across the sport industry.

Program overview

Main Subject

Business and Management Studies

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Sport is a truly global and rapidly expanding industry that unites commercial, public and third-sector stakeholders. Our master's in Sport Management gives you the skills and knowledge to work in this exciting arena.

Our MSc Sport Management is co-taught by the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences (currently ranked 1st in the world for sport-related subjects, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021) and the School of Business and Economics (a triple accredited and leading UK business school).

Our teaching is informed by internationally leading research and will develop your skills in marketing, policy and legal analysis, organisational management, finance and accounting. It will also provide thorough analysis of the key strategic challenges facing sport, and the impact of sport on wider society.

Key study areas include: global sport marketing and media, sport policy governance and law, economics of innovation in the sport industry, management of human resources, research methods and skills for sport managers, accounting, strategic management, and more. You will also address topics such as professional sport marketing strategies, new sport policies, and the governance of sport federations.

With strong links between the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences and various sport management practitioners across the UK, we host guest speakers who present relevant insights and provide opportunities for you to expand your network across the sport industry.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

92+
180+
6.5+
67+
A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) degree in the area(s) of sport, business, management or related subject (marketing, accounting, economics), law or journalism.
1 Year
Oct

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

13,000 GBP
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International Students

29,750 GBP
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More programs from the university

We offer a fantastic range of undergraduate courses as well as a comprehensive range of foundation courses and the International Foundation Programme.

Every undergraduate course has the option to undertake a placement year, which involves a year working in industry either in the UK or overseas. Some courses also offer the option to study abroad at an overseas university.

There are various Bachelor’s degrees available depending on your chosen course, including:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)
  • Bachelor of Architecture (BArch)
  • Master’s in Science (MSci)
  • Master’s in Engineering (MEng)
  • Master’s in Chemistry (MChem)
  • Master’s in Planning (MPlan)


For more information on all our courses and the opportunities associated with them, visit our undergraduate study pages.

We offer a range of postgraduate qualifications at our Loughborough and London campuses, including taught master’s programmes and doctoral qualifications.

Taught programmes:

Our taught programmes include postgraduate certificates (PGCert) worth 120 credits, postgraduate diplomas (PGDip) worth 150 credits and 180 credit master’s degrees, such as MSc, MA and MBA qualifications where you will complete a final research or a work-based project.

Research programmes:

We offer a wide range of doctoral qualifications across our schools, departments and institutes. These include:

  • PhD
  • EngD
  • PhD by Practice
  • PhD in Creative Writing


A PhD or EngD is the highest academic qualification that you can achieve. Your research must make a significant, original contribution to new knowledge, building on your critical appreciation of existing knowledge of the subject.

For more information on all our postgraduate degrees both in Loughborough and London, visit our postgraduate study pages.

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