Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Sport Management

This programme is designed to give you the skills and expertise you need to compete in the sport industry and related businesses and organisations, by combining specialist teaching about the principles and practice of sport management with general training in management, business organisation, strategy and research methods. It covers several key areas, such as governance and regulatory issues, with emphasis on the wider sport sector. It will help you to develop a deeper understanding of management, governance and regulatory issues within the business of sport. The programme is ideally suited to the needs of executives within a variety of sport organisations, such as professional sport clubs, governing bodies, media organisations and sport-related businesses. It is also ideal for members of supporters' organisations, local government officials with responsibilities in the leisure field, and people with a general interest in the sport and media industries.

Entry requirements

MSc: Our standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification. International students who complete the Sport Management pathway on the International Foundation Programme for Postgraduate Study (Graduate Diploma) by passing all four modules (Academic English Skills for Postgraduate Study; Approaches to Postgraduate Study; Professional Communication Skills; Approaches to Business and Management), including passing Approaches to Business and Management with 60%, are given automatic progression to this programme. Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert: Our standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification.

Course modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck's online prospectus.

Assessment methods

MSc: A combination of examinations, coursework and a 12,000-word dissertation. Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert: A combination of examinations and coursework

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2019 17,850 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 17,850 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2019 5,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2019 3,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus WC1E 7HX London

Get in touch

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Management
Telephone number: 
02076316740