Loughborough University London

Loughborough University London

Sport Business and Innovation

This programme has a focus on innovation and enterprise which are core skills in the world of sport business. It allows you to recognise the link between theory and practice to improve your management skills. Satisfying consumer, social and environmental expectations in the business of sport requires innovative thinking. Modern sport businesses therefore need innovative and effective management practices to meet these expectations. This programme provides you with opportunities to undertake applied research to develop innovative solutions to solve real problems confronting sport businesses. Students will develop an understanding of management and marketing principles, how sport is governed, the development of strategy and the place of entrepreneurship and innovation in the changing sport business landscape.

Entry requirements

Minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent from a wide range of subjects/disciplines. In exceptional circumstances an applicant may be admitted to the degree who does not possess these requirements, but who has substantial relevant work experience. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (reading, listening, writing and speaking) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Individual project, dissertation, business plan or placement; collaborative project; strategy and planning; understanding business failure; sports markets and industries; managing service quality in the sports industries; sports management theory and practice.
Optional modules include: Funding; entrepreneurship; leadership models and practices: applications to a sport context.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by a combination of written assignments, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to your choices, there may also be exams.

Sponsorship information

Loughborough University London offers a range of five scholarships to students. Our ambition is to inspire high achieving students from all backgrounds, to study a postgraduate programme with us and benefit from our outstanding teaching and cutting edge research facilities. Our Scholarships and Bursaries have been created to celebrate academic excellence, support ambition and reward meaningful contributions to local communities. Our Scholarships and Bursaries for 2016 Entry; please note applications for Scholarships close on 31st July 2016: • East London Community Scholarship: open to any student meeting the Loughborough University in London degree programme entrance criteria who obtained their GCSE's or A-levels (or equivalent qualifications) from within The Growth Boroughs - Barking and Dagenham, Greenwich, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest. These scholarships provide students with up to100% off the full cost of tuition fees. • Dean's Award for Enterprise: Competitive scholarship based on a one-page submission of your business idea. Applicants that are shortlisted will be asked to complete a short video interview and the award will be given at the discretion of the Dean, with the support of the Senior Leadership Team. • Excellence Scholarship: This scholarship awards high achieving UK, EU and International students. • Alumni Bursary: The Alumni Bursary offers graduates from Loughborough University 20% towards the full cost of their tuition fees, regardless of their programme or nationality. • 1909 Excellence Award: £1,909 off tuition fees for students who wish to study a programme from the Institute for Digital Technologies, the Institute for Design Innovation or the Institute for Sport Business AND have made a significant contribution to their University during their studies OR have at least two years or relevant, professional work experience OR have a plan to create a new business after graduation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London Campus Hackney E15 2GP South East

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Key information

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Postgraduate Research Enquiries
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01509 222496