Msc in Sports Business and Management

Kaplan - University of Liverpool Online, United Kingdom
Msc in Sports Business and Management
Next enrollment cycle October 2023 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 1,194,695
Course Accredited By AACSB
30 Months Online Postgraduate Degree Up to 15% scholarship

This postgraduate business degree will develop your management skills while simultaneously building your confidence to work effectively within the global business of sport. 
This course is also available in Part Time Mode.

  • Developed by leading academics in the University of Liverpool’s AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS accredited Management School, this programme will cultivate the attributes needed to progress in your management career, grow your own sports business or thrive within an existing role. You will improve your ability to critically analyse sports organisations’ policies and practices within the dynamic sports business environment, empowering you to make evidence-based decisions. The modules will encourage you to develop as a reflective leader who can make a key contribution to enabling sustainable sports organisations. 
  • You will gather insight from the University of Liverpool’s network of experts experienced in working with international, national and community sports organisations, including football, horse racing and rugby, to address the global issues of health and wellbeing. 
  • The programme culminates in either: a final work-based project or dissertation which will enable you to integrate and apply the learning from the programme to explore an issue within your own organisation or the sports business environment. Alternatively, you can complete a research assignment into an aspect of the future of the sports management industry, featuring both team-based and individual projects.

Enrollment Cycles

  • October 2023
  • August 2024

Entry Requirements

  • All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you want to discuss your previous qualifications and experience before applying, please contact us now via LiveChat.

Applicants should possess either: 

  • A minimum of a 2:1 class degree in an appropriate subject, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree; or 
  • Professional work experience in a related field and/or other prior qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 
  • All applicants must provide evidence that they have an English language ability equivalent to an IELTS (academic) score of 6.5.
  • If you don’t have an IELTS or equivalent certificate, you can take our free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree
  • You are required to complete 180 credits to achieve a full Master of Science
  • Global Context of Sports Business (15 credits) 
  • Sports Marketing and Sponsorship (15 credits) 
  • Leadership in Sport (15 credits) 
  • Sports Strategy and Governance (15 credits) 
  • Sports Business Analytics (15 credits) 
  • Sports Finance (15 credits) 
  • Sports Operations and Events (15 credits) 
  • Sports Business in Practice (15 credits) 
  • Work-Based Project / Futures Research for Sports Industries (60 credits)

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