Swansea University

Swansea University

Sports Ethics and Integrity

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). The world of sport is increasingly beset by ethical problems, from corruption and match fixing to doping and illegal betting. The integrity of sporting bodies and organisations at every level is being brought into question, creating an urgent need to develop a coherent, professional response to these issues. Our response is to establish sports ethics and integrity as a new, internationally recognised profession within the field of sports administration and governance in both public and private sectors; to develop 100 new postgraduate experts between 2016-21, selected from around the world who will enrich sport federations with their expertise in ethics and integrity and revolutionise the world of sport. This may be one of the few chances to respond effectively and rapidly to the global crisis in sport integrity.

Course modules

Year 1: ethical theory, sports and integrity; anti-doping: ethics, policy and practice; sport integrity, corruption and gambling; ability, disability and athlete integrity; sport vales, fair play and integrity; summer school at the international Olympic academy - Greece. Year 2: Olympism and the Olympic movement; research methods and skills; governance, law and sport integrity; sports, management and integrity; student dissertation.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 EUR 9,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 EUR 4,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bay Campus, Swansea SA1 8EN Wales

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