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Msc stands for Master of Science. It is a postgraduate educational master's degree given by universities in a wide number of nations. The degree is typically studied for in the sciences and occasionally in the social sciences.

When studying sport, students usually choose between focusing on the business and strategic elements of sports or the physiological aspects. Those studying the former typically have the potential to coach or manage professional sports organizations while the latter aid in physical training.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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37 Results in Sport, Europe

UCFB

This in-depth programme is designed for those who wish to develop an appreciation of key areas shaping the current landscape of the football industry. The programme provi ... [+]

Football is a global, multi-billion-pound business that shows no sign of slowing down. Bumper TV deals and huge transfer fees mean more money than ever is flowing through the game, ensuring it’s vital that there are personnel ready to jump straight in and shape its future.

Overview

This in-depth programme is designed for those who wish to develop an appreciation of key areas shaping the current landscape of the football industry. The programme provides opportunities to engage in different aspects of football business including areas such as governance and regulation, consumer engagement, operational management and business development. From TV deals to player transfers, football is now a global, multi-billion-pound industry that is in need of more industry-specific qualified individuals.... [-]

United Kingdom London
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Online
Saarland University

The international Master of Science High-Performance Sport is hosted by the Institute of Sports Science and the Institute of Sports and Preventive Medicine at Saarland Un ... [+]

The international Master of Science High-Performance Sport is hosted by the Institute of Sport Science and the Institute of Sports and Preventive Medicine at Saarland University in Saarbruecken (Germany) and starts with the upcoming winter term (October 2018).

It aims at qualifying sports scientists for jobs in professional and performance-oriented sport and for academic positions that focus on research fields relevant for high-performance athletes. This international Master´s program has a regular duration of four semesters in which 120 ECTS (often referred to as ´Credit points´or CP in German) must be gained.

The programme is accredited as a full-time, on-site degree programme. The number of participants is limited. In total, 20 places are available, and students can usually begin the Master´s programme in the winter semester of each year (October to March). Students with an undergraduate degree in sports science or related fields are allowed to apply.... [-]

Germany Mitte
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
York St John University

You are dedicated to helping other people reach their goals. Now it’s time to reach yours too. We are here to support your personal and professional development by combin ... [+]

Build the skills needed to become a fitness business leader.

Overview

You are dedicated to helping other people reach their goals. Now it’s time to reach yours too. We are here to support your personal and professional development by combining industry thinking and academic expertise. We will share practical and theoretical insights, allowing you to gain the specialist knowledge and strategic skills required to create and manage your own sustainable fitness business.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally have a minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree in a related discipline, but consideration may be given to applicants with a 2:2 Honours degree in any subject, as long as they have completed relevant work experience or can demonstrate strong insight into the area of study.... [-]

United Kingdom London
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences

This exciting course analyses and evaluates the commercial and management forces that have contributed to the success of sports business. It offers flexibility with an in ... [+]

This exciting course analyses and evaluates the commercial and management forces that have contributed to the success of sports business. It offers flexibility with an innovative combination of block and online delivery, making it suitable for those working in the sports sector and recent graduates who are looking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this fast-growing and important industry.

Spectator and participatory sport is a global phenomenon and has recently become one of the fastest growing economic sectors for both developed and developing countries. Through engaging with and analysing the commercial, media and political drivers of change, you are able to identify the factors that have created such growth and critically discuss the implications for business, society, nation branding and identity.... [-]

Netherlands Apeldoorn
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Sheffield Hallam University

With the sports industry witnessing significant growth and outperforming many major sectors the time could not be better to study and work in the business side of the spo ... [+]

With the sports industry witnessing significant growth and outperforming many major sectors the time could not be better to study and work in the business side of the sport. With our MSc Sport Business Management course rated 1st in the UK and 4th in Europe (Sports Business Postgraduate Course Rankings 2018), there is no better place to study with a team that is committed to helping you secure employment in a global industry that is worth between $600 - $700billion per year

Prepare for an exciting career in the sports industry on a course with excellent industry links. Gain the knowledge, skills and attributes required for a professional career in sports at the UK's City of Sport Work with world-class sports organisations on industry-based projects. Undertake an optional 12 weeks of industry placement. Gain a detailed understanding of the core aspects of sports business and finance. Benefit from the experience of tutors with substantial industry, research and consultancy experience. ... [-]
United Kingdom Sheffield
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

Home to two premiership football teams, the nation’s oldest cricket grounds and a renowned velodrome – there’s no better place to study sport business than Manchester. ... [+]

Overview

Sport is part of Manchester’s DNA. It’s a big feature of the city’s history, character and economy. And it’s a big part of Manchester Met too.

As one of few management programmes in the UK focusing solely on sports, we cover topics including sport policy, sports marketing and data analytics.

Unlike other courses in the country, you’ll also explore areas such as politics, finance and law to understand how they apply to the sports industry.

The latest developments in sport

Everything you learn on this course has been informed by the University’s Sports Advisory Board of key industry experts.

All of our teachings is research-led. The majority of our staff are internationally renowned for their research in sports policy, law, politics, marketing and more.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kedge Business School

Created 20 years ago, the International Sport & Event Management program is widely recognized by sport industry professionals as a leading reference in their field, b ... [+]

A leading higher education program dedicated to the sport industry

Created 20 years ago, the International Sport & Event Management programme is widely recognized by sport industry professionals as a leading reference in their field, both nationally and internationally.

The strength of the programme lies in its ability to train managers in line with the requirements of this highly specific and demanding market, owing to its unique expertise at the crossroads of event marketing and sports law.

90% of graduates find a job within 6 months after graduation. €35,000 average annual salary. 500 alumni globally. 30 partner companies. Why choose this program?

Dual academic and professional expertise... [-]

France Marseille
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
emlyon business school

In response to the specific recruitment needs of the continuously growing sports industry, emlyon business school successfully unites its expertise in international manag ... [+]

Study management as it pertains specifically to the sports and outdoor industry, obtain a broad view of industry dynamics while studying in the Alps and Asia. For students holding a Bachelor’s Degree minimum in any field MSc in approved by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles 18 months including a 4 to 6-month internship Taught in English Delivered in Paris & Shanghai with learning trips to the UK, Germany and the French Alps 18 months to match your talent with the sports industry specific needs Develop a broad view of the sports industry: To distinguish yourself in the sports industry, you’ll need to ensure that you have the necessary resourcefulness to stay one step ahead of the competition. You will learn to understand the dynamics of the international sports markets in Paris and Shanghai, acquire the necessary specialist knowledge, meet top industry players and experience the sports industry in other business environments. Experiment with field trips in Europe: To fully immerse yourself in the multicultural reality of the sports industry, you will benefit from field trips to London, Munich and the French Alps. May it be through presentations, workshops or company visits, the knowledge and experience you'll gain during these field trips will help you acquire essential assets to meet the needs of future recruiters and build a solid professional network. Meet the real needs of recruiters: The program was set up in collaboration with a group of companies in the sports and outdoor industry to respond to specific recruitment. Corporate... [-]
China Shanghai France Paris
September 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus
University of Southern Denmark

The MSc in Economics and Business Administration profile in Sports and Event Management gives you competences on a high academic level within organization and marketing. ... [+]

Master in Economics and Business Administration - Sports and Event Management (MSc)

Do you want to manage companies in the sports and event sector? This program gives you competencies that enable you to become such a manager.The MSc in Economics and Business Administration profile in Sports and Event Management gives you competences on a high academic level within organization and marketing. The focus lies on issues that are especially relevant for companies in the sports and event sector. The profile is offered at Campus Esbjerg.The profile concerns itself with the entertainment markets, and how they interact with the sports and event sector. Other marketing issues are strategy and competition. The organizational subjects are governance in sports companies, project management, and innovation management. In addition, you get methodological skills in qualitative as well as in qualitative research. Further, you can choose between electives offered especially for this program as well as electives from other master studies offered at Campus Esbjerg.The profile runs in eight quarters. In the courses, you will work with projects, in groups and have lectures. The group of students in the courses is normally a size allowing interaction with the professor lecturing as well as discussions among the students. This enlarges the size of the active vocabulary which you can later use in discussing issues related to these fields as a part of your job.The courses on the profile are taught in English. You can, however, do exams including your master thesis in Danish provided the teacher is... [-]

Denmark Esbjerg
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Leeds Beckett University

Interest in sport and exercise in the UK has increased significantly, and those working in the industry require a diverse set of skills. This course will enable you to ap ... [+]

Course Details

Interest in sport and exercise in the UK has increased significantly, and those working in the industry require a diverse set of skills. This course will enable you to apply your knowledge of science and medicine to help athletes recover from injury and reach their physical peak and also aid the general population in maintaining healthy lifestyles.

You will gain practical expertise that will allow you to assess, treat and support individuals from a variety of sporting disciplines. By understanding the process of an injury audit to identify risk factors, you will learn how to implement an evidence-based treatment plan that minimizes the chance of re-injury.

You will develop a comprehensive knowledge of pathophysiology, biomechanics and sports-specific clinical reasoning, allowing you to accurately evaluate and treat injuries. You will study rehabilitation strategies and return-to-play assessments, and you will explore the emergent field of prehabilitation, which aims to prevent injuries before they occur.... [-]

United Kingdom Leeds
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Lincoln

The MSc Sport Science is designed for graduates from sport-related degrees and professional practitioners wishing to keep their scientific knowledge and skills up to date ... [+]

The Course

With an emphasis on applied theory, practical work and community engagement, this programme aims to provide students with a multidisciplinary understanding of sports science with an option to specialise in a particular area.

The MSc Sport Science is designed for graduates from sport-related degrees and professional practitioners wishing to keep their scientific knowledge and skills up to date.

You will be encouraged to undertake applied work in the areas that best fit your interests and career plans. Academics with specialist knowledge will mentor and support you throughout your chosen research project.

You can choose to focus your independent work within one of three named pathways – Biomechanics, Physiology or Psychology – or study the MSc Sport Science without a designated pathway, in order to reflect the interdisciplinary nature of your studies.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Stirling

The first course of its kind in Scotland, this innovative online Masters gives experienced coaches the chance to improve their coaching skills through cutting-edge best p ... [+]

Overview

The first course of its kind in Scotland, this innovative online Masters gives experienced coaches the chance to improve their coaching skills through cutting-edge best practice and research. Our teaching is aligned with the UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC) Level 4 certification process and is endorsed by UK Coaching.

You’ll develop your critical analysis skills, improve your problem-solving abilities and learn innovative solutions to coaching problems. You’ll also learn modern best practice in coaching from case studies, peers and leading coaches. By the time you graduate, these skills will combine to ensure you can critically reflect on decisions, develop smart strategies and – most importantly – boost performance.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Part-time
24 months
Online
Cardiff Metropolitan University

The principal aim of the programme is to prepare students for employment within the strength and conditioning industry. This is achieved through academic staff with both ... [+]

Course Overview

The principal aim of the programme is to prepare students for employment within the strength and conditioning industry. This is achieved through academic staff with both experience in the applied sector and currency of research within the strength and conditioning profession and related areas.

The programme also benefits from many industries based visiting lecturers. This is the first programme of its kind to offer a dedicated internship module through which students can gain academic credits while undertaking work experience in a club structure, professional organisation or National Governing Body. The programme offers the following course-specific compulsory modules:... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
Bournemouth University

The MSc Sports Management course responds to this market demand by providing a critical and applied examination of research and practice essential for developing future s ... [+]

The growth of the sports industry has prompted the need for a more professional and commercial orientation for managing sport. The MSc Sports Management course responds to this market demand by providing a critical and applied examination of research and practice essential for developing future sports managers.

This course is ideal for students with a sports psychology or coaching degree who would like to develop their sport management skills as well as those with non-related sports degrees. You'll develop a higher level understanding of management principles and their application to the sports industry. This will allow you to advance your knowledge of the processes by which sport has become a global phenomenon within the wider service and entertainment industry, the subsequent tensions that have emerged, and the implications for the future development and management of sport.... [-]

United Kingdom Poole
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Middlesex University London

This degree is the ideal sports and exercises science route for students who aspire to work with elite athletes. Learn how to write and deliver training programmes, and m ... [+]

Why study MSc Strength and Conditioning at Middlesex University?

Learn from noted academics who also work with professional athletes and clubs. This course will facilitate your accreditation from relevant strength and conditioning awarding bodies (NSCA and UKSCA) and provide supervised work experience with high-level athletes (for example, in professional football, rugby, and with Olympic and Paralympic athletes). Alongside designing and implementing evidence-based, sport-specific training programmes, you will master a number of exercise techniques, including Olympic lifting, speed agility and plyometrics. You will also develop research and data analysis skills, and the ability to present findings to a team. You will gain experience as a strength and conditioning coach and scientist through our work-placement module. One of our partner organisations is Saracens Rugby Club and our facilities are housed at their nearby Allianz Park stadium where we boast world-class performance laboratories, rehabilitation units and testing facilities. You will build invaluable industry contacts and we maintain contact with many of our graduates who have gone on to work in professional sports.... [-]

United Kingdom London UK Online
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus