Master of International Management (with a specialization in Sports Management)

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Program Description

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The Master of International Management with a specialization in Sports Management gives students a 360-degree perspective of the sports industry, including the media, technological advances, and event planning. Students make key connections, attend the industry’s top events, and graduate ready to take on the sports industry.

On this course, you will:

  • Develop the communication and technical skills required to become an effective industry professional.
  • Gain insight into practical business planning and management.
  • Learn how to efficiently plan sporting events.
  • Manage team organization, merchandising, and marketing.

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Facts

  • Duration: 1.5 years / 3 semesters
  • Credits: 90 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Intakes: February and September
  • Degree Awarded: Master of International Management with a specialization in Sport Management.
  • Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva and Barcelona campuses.
  • Delivery mode: On Campus

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Program

The master’s program requires the successful completion of 90 ECTS credits. The program format consists of unique business, management, and finance courses that will extend and deepen your understanding of and experience in business along with courses that specialize in finance) and a final project.

The breakdown of the program is as follows:

  • 11 core courses (44 ECTS);
  • A consultancy project (4 ECTS);
  • Participation in a practical and competitive business simulation (4 ECTS);
  • 5 courses in your chosen area of sports (20 ECTS); and
  • A business project which can be an industry report, a problem-solving case, or a business plan (18 ECTS).

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Career Options

  • Product Management Director
  • Gameday Operations Manager
  • Public Relations
  • Sports Marketing Analyst
  • Athletic Director
  • Sports Agent
  • Event Manager
  • Marketing Director
  • Social Media Manager

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Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a related field.
  • IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 74 / DET 105-110 (official English exam results) or proof of studying previously in an English-speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years.
  • Applicants may submit the Duolingo English Test (DET), which combines an English proficiency test with a brief video interview. 
  • A scanned copy of all required academic diplomas, transcripts, and academic certificates.
  • A 500-word written response to a business case study
  • An interview with a representative from the academic team on their chosen campus. The candidate’s response to the case study will be discussed in the interview.
  • Photocopy of a valid passport / national ID.
  • Resume/CV.
  • 1 reference letter from a former academic institution.

Exceptional admissions conditions – COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Geneva Business School Board of Management has decided that it will accept students even if they are unable to obtain their TOEFL/ IELTS English exam results due to the pandemic. During the application interviews, we will apply the same level of rigorous assessment as well as thoroughly evaluate the candidate’s level of comprehension in English to ensure that everyone has the capacity to participate in class. Candidates accepted to Geneva Business School without TOEFL/IELTS or high school examination results will be afforded one additional academic year, from the time they join our school, to provide the missing documents. Applicants may submit the Duolingo English Test (DET), which combines an English proficiency test with a brief video interview. Duolingo’s technology and format allows applicants to complete the test at any time or place with internet access.

Fees and Funding

Geneva Campus

  • Application Fee: €150 (non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Administration Fee: CHF3,000 (one-time fee, 80% refund if the entry visa or residence permit is refused by the visa authorities)
  • Tuition per semester: CHF10,250 (1.5-year / 3-semester program) (100% refund if the entry visa or residence permit is refused by the visa authorities)

Barcelona Campus

  • Application Fee: €150 (non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Administration Fee: €1,900 (one-time fee, 80% refund if the entry visa or residence permit is refused by the visa authorities)
  • Tuition per semester: €5,450 (1.5-year / 3-semester program) (100% refund if the entry visa or residence permit is refused by the visa authorities)
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Geneva Business School is a leading institution that provides cutting-edge Swiss Quality Education. Taught in numerous campuses around the world, including major European cities such as Geneva, Barcel ... Read More

Geneva Business School is a leading institution that provides cutting-edge Swiss Quality Education. Taught in numerous campuses around the world, including major European cities such as Geneva, Barcelona and Madrid. Our innovative methodology means students are taught in small and focused classrooms by carefully chosen faculty members, all of whom are top-level professionals, dedicated to guiding them on their journey to becoming future business leaders. Read less
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