Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Sport Management, Governance and Policy

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 offering specialist teaching about the principles and practice of sport management, governance and policy. It will provide you with detailed knowledge about key issues, such as the structure and function of sport in the UK and elsewhere, governance and regulation, sport economics, and much more. The programme is ideally suited to the needs of executives within sport organisations, including regulatory and governing bodies, those who work in central and local government, those with responsibilities in the sport and leisure fields, members of supporter organisations and other local, regional and national sport organisations. It will also appeal to those with a general interest in the sport and media industries. Highlights - The Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management. - Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals. - Linked to Birkbeck's Sport Business Centre, one of the world's leading centres for sport business and football research, teaching, training, consultancy and policy advice. - We engage in significant collaborative research and have excellent contacts with many public and private sector organisations, professional bodies and researchers at other academic institutions.

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.

Course modules

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

Assessment methods

A combination of examinations, coursework and a 12,000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (EU) 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 17,850 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (Wales) 1 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
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 (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 11,550 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 Years

Campus details

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

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Key information

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School of Management
Telephone number: 
02076316740