MSc Sport Business and Leadership
Our MSc Sport Business and Leadership programme is designed for individuals looking for leadership and management positions within the sport business industry. You will visit a number of influential sport leadership environments, and receive guidance from top leaders in the field.
You will be immersed in the business of sport, and will enhance your professional leadership capacity and business acumen in relation to a global sport business environment. You will also be exposed to some of the latest opportunities and challenges confronting sport organisations at a global, national and local level.
As part of the world’s number one university for sport subjects (QS World University Rankings, 2018), the Institute maintains partnerships with a number of industry leaders in sport, including World Rugby, BT Sport, West Ham United Foundation, Chelsea Football Club, and the Sport Industry Group.
You will have the option to study modules on the following topics: leadership models and practices: application to a sport context; analysing the construction of leadership for a sport context; sustainability and leadership for sport organisations; critical reflective leadership and sport management; sports business and innovation; sport integrity: regulation and law; sport integrity: issues and ethics; sport economics and law; new media and analytics for sport business; sport marketing; sport business statistics and analytics, and strategic sports sponsorship. You will also complete a collaborative project and a dissertation.
How you will be assessed
You can expect to complete essays and reports of varying lengths, as well as presentations, proposals and case studies. For more information, please see the module list for this programme online.
How you will study
You will study through a series of lectures, seminars, project work and independent study. You will also have the opportunity to take part in guest lectures and seminars on a range of topics.
Who should study this programme?
This programme is designed for individuals who wish to improve their impact and effectiveness in leading and managing individuals, teams and organisations within the sport business industry.
FT length: 1 year
PT length: Up to 4 years
Entry requirements: Minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or equivalent qualification.
Fees: Band L2.