The MSc Sport Management has been co-developed by the Department for Health and the School of Management. This course will cover the diverse theories and methods relevant to the Sport Management industry. The course will draw upon expertise from industry partners to deliver content with real-world application.
Units will be delivered by both the Department for Health and the School of Management, and areas of study are planned to include: 1
- marketing and promotional culture
- human resources
- strategy and entrepreneurship
- policy evaluation and writing
- athlete management
- events management
- leadership theory and practice
The course will also cover core management concepts and practices focusing on types of business involved in sport and exercise provision.
Who is the course designed for?
If you wish to acquire a critical appreciation of the sports industry and develop the skills and knowledge necessary to lead organisations affiliated with sport across private, public, and voluntary sectors, this course could be for you.
The course is designed for both recent graduates of sport or management undergraduate degrees, as well as current practitioners working within the sport, exercise or health sectors.
This course will prepare graduates for a variety of roles such as:
- sport development officer
- sport administrator
- sport agent
- sport marketer
- event manager
- sport consultancy
- sport entrepreneurship
Once fully approved, this course will be open for applications in September 2020 to start in September 2021.