De Montfort University

Business of Motorsport MA

The Business of Motorsport MA is a programme that is specifically designed to meet the growing needs of the business side of motorsport. You will have the opportunity to explore the evolving and multi-faceted area of motorsport management through core and bespoke motorsport modules.

From governance, structure and the principles of sports law, through to the importance and interdependence of commercial rights holders, promoters, manufacturers, teams, sponsors and the role played by the media, this course is aimed at enhancing the career prospects of those with an aspiration of working within this exciting and challenging global industry.

You will develop knowledge of motorsport management and business in local, national and international settings. You will have access to a number of industry providers throughout your study. Career prospects for graduates of the Business of Motorsport MA degree programme include sports industry jobs specific to motorsport including governance, sponsorship, brand management, finance and event management.

Entry requirements

MA: Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in business-related or sports subjects, or a professional qualification deemed to be of equivalent standing with a minimum pass level of a second class honours or an equivalent overseas qualification. Candidates with significant managerial level work experience who do not hold a degree qualification will also be considered.

Overseas applicants for whom English is not a first language will be required to produce evidence of competence in English language. This will normally require an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules: History, structure and governance of motorsport; site visits, foreign trip and motorsport business reflection; ethics in sports management and governance; sports heritage and legacy management; sponsorship models in elite motorsport and the role of the media; commerce within motorsport; motorsport brands, their extension and future trends; work professionalism skills; executive company project.

Please note: You are advised to check our website before making an application in case there are any changes to the course you are interested in, as the contents of the website will always take precedence.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a variety of methods including presentations, essays and case studies.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 16,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 16,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 16,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 16,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 16,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 16,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 1,334 per Module (Wales) 24 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 1,334 per Module (England) 24 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 1,334 per Module (EU) 24 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 1,334 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 1,334 per Module (Scotland) 24 Months
MA Full-time January 2020 16,000 per Whole course (England) 15 Months
MA Full-time January 2020 16,000 per Whole course (EU) 15 Months
MA Full-time January 2020 16,000 per Whole course (Wales) 15 Months
MA Full-time January 2020 16,000 per Whole course (International) 15 Months
MA Full-time January 2020 16,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 15 Months
MA Full-time January 2020 16,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 15 Months
MA Part-time January 2020 1,334 per Module (England) 24 Months
MA Part-time January 2020 1,334 per Module (EU) 24 Months
MA Part-time January 2020 1,334 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 Months
MA Part-time January 2020 1,334 per Module (Wales) 24 Months
MA Part-time January 2020 1,334 per Module (Scotland) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leicester Campus LE1 9BH East Midlands

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