Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Sport Management

This programme draws on the expertise of both the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences and the School of Business and Economics to prepare students for a career in sport management. Sport provision is a major industry in most countries, and sport resources are in great demand. This programme develops core business and management skills with applications in sport. Strong links exist with practitioners in the management field, and staff have conducted research for a range of respected organisations including the Sports Councils, the International Olympic Committee, and the European Commission. Many projects are undertaken in collaboration with outside organisations. Candidates with work experience are encouraged to apply, as are younger graduates of high academic quality.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in a wide range of subjects; in exceptional circumstances applicants who fall below these requirements but have appropriate work experience are considered.

Course modules

Semester 1: sport markets and industries; managing service quality in sport; economics of sport and leisure; management of human resources; research methods for sport management. Semester 2: sport management: theory and practice; introduction to financial management; marketing management; strategic management; summer project.

Assessment methods

Examination, coursework and project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
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