MSc Motorsport

UCFB

Program Description

MSc Motorsport

UCFB

  • Subject to validation.

Motorsport is as much a business as a sport and this new one-year Masters programme will provide students with a programme of broadly-ranged academic modules which examine the national and international aspects of the industry from a commercial perspective.

Motorsport has developed into a global phenomenon which is underpinned by an industry employing many thousands of talented individuals drawn from the world of high-performance engineering. Motorsport is multi-faceted and complex. But this is just tip of the iceberg.

From a business and a sport perspective, this new one-year Masters programme will provide students with broadly-ranged academic modules which examine the national and international aspects of the industry from a commercial perspective. From governance, structure and the principles of sports law, through the importance and interdependence of commercial rights holders, promoters, manufacturers, teams, sponsors and the role played by the media, this course is aimed at enhancing the professional and career prospects of those with an aspiration of working within this exciting and challenging global industry.

Developed in collaboration with the UK’s highly respected industry / governance representative bodies and leading individuals the course is a programme focussed on providing the knowledge and networking opportunities required to fulfil future leadership and senior management roles. You will be taught by industry professionals who excel in the various fields of the business of motorsport and as part of the Complementary Curriculum ™ you will also benefit from the valuable industry insight provided by circuit and industry site visits as well as VIP guest speakers drawn from the world of F1 and elite motorsport.

Career prospects

Career prospects for graduates of the MSc Business of Motorsport degree programme at UCFB include sports industry jobs specific to motorsport within various sectors such as sponsorship and brand management, finance, event management and law.

Graduates of the MSc Business of Motorsport programme will be awarded degrees by our esteemed academic partner institution, The University of Northampton.

MSc Business of Motorsport Modules

  • History, Structure & Governance of Motorsport
  • Principles of Commercial & Sports Law
  • Commerce within Motorsport
  • Sponsorship Models in Elite Motorsport & the Role of Media
  • Motorsport Venue, Event & Safety Management
  • Motorsport Brands, their Extension & Future Trends
  • Dissertation & Research Methods
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Cost & Fees

UK and EU students – £9,500

International students – £13,500

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.

Applicants should note that possession of the minimum entry criteria does not in itself guarantee admission.

If you are unsure whether you meet the entry criteria for this programme, or whether you require IELTS results, please email mastersenquiries@ucfb.com with a copy of your most recent CV including nationality, visa status if applicable, and undergraduate degree transcripts. Candidates with a strong CV may qualify for a supplementary admissions interview to support their academic application.

Applications
Relevant documents:

  • Completed and signed application form;
  • Personal statement;
  • Copy of transcripts of highest qualification achieved and English translations (if applicable);
  • One academic and one professional reference and English translation (if applicable);
  • Copy of proof of English language level e.g. IELTS (if applicable).

For international applications, please also include:

  • Copy of valid passport (which you will use to apply for your Tier 4 visa);
  • Copies of any previous or current UK visas.
  • Subject to validation.


Last updated December 6, 2015
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