Manchester Metropolitan University

Master of Sports Directorship (MSD)

For the first time, you can now gain a fully accredited Master's degree that qualifies you for one of the most important roles in modern sport. The Master of Sport Directorship (MSD) is a two year, part-time course that teaches a unique curriculum tailored to meet the real demands of leading sporting organisations. Covering sports leadership and personal development, enabling high performance, masterminding innovation and change, sport governance and best practice in addition to a research dissertation, the course provides unrivalled preparation for the role of Sport Director, alongside a diverse range of hands-on, extra-curricular activities. Exclusive to the Master of Sport Directorship is the study of neuroscience and its application as a performance management tool, harnessing the power of the mind to enable and enhance achievement in sporting and business arenas. Designed to fit on-campus and remote study around work commitments, the Master of Sport Directorship equips sports and business professionals with all the skills and practical experience needed to take their next career step with confidence.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years

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Business School M1 3GH North West

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