Master in Sport Policy, Business and Management (MSc)

University of Birmingham - College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Program Description

Master in Sport Policy, Business and Management (MSc)

University of Birmingham - College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Why study this course?

This programme is suitable for individuals with an academic or professional interest in sports policy, business and management.

The course focuses on topics such as the study of sports politics; sports development in international contexts; leadership and entrepreneurship; project management and sport and the law. The intention is that students will develop the core skills that are needed and can be applied in ‘real-world’ settings.

Graduates from this course may wish to pursue a range of roles in sports organisations and sports-related industries. The programme is also suitable for those seeking to develop and enhance their management, business and leadership skills in order to integrate this knowledge into their personal working practice.

Employability

It is envisaged that students will gain a wide range of transferable skills which will be highly valued by employers in all areas of recruitment. Destinations may include work in sports facility management; sport and leisure consultancy; sports development; local authority or private sport and leisure provision; national sport federation organisations. Successful students may also wish to undertake PhD research.

Engagement with Sports Industry

Alongside the delivery of the course’s academic content, students will also have the opportunity to attend regular guest lectures from industry professionals and employers alike who are currently working at the highest levels within the sports policy and development, sports business and management, and sports media and marketing sectors.

Additionally, many of our MSc Sports Policy, Business and Management students will have the opportunity to gain vital work experience alongside their studies with one or more of our below, Birmingham-based, postgraduate partners.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 30, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Aug. 2019
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
13 - 24 months
Part time
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Price
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14,850 GBP
(International Students) £7,650 (Home/EU students).
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United Kingdom - Birmingham, England
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