Ulster University

Ulster University

Sport Management

The course is designed for aspiring graduates who wish to develop a career in the sports industry, focusing on the business of sport. Such students recognise the need to gain business and management knowledge to complement their undergraduate study before embarking on their chosen career. The course aims to equip you with the essential academic knowledge in business and management alongside the personal skills which are applicable to all industries and the more specific knowledge of the sports industry which will help you launch your career.

Entry requirements

Students should have normally obtained a good 2nd Class Honours degree from a recognised institution. The degree can be in any discipline. Students on the course have a truly international flavour and in recent years students have come from five continents to study the course. Students on the course come from a wide range of academic backgrounds including the arts, humanities, engineering and science. In order to apply for entry students shall normally have gained: A 2nd Class Honours degree or better from a University of the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland, or from another institution which has been recognised by the Senate for this purpose; or an equivalent standard in a professional or other qualification recognised by the Senate for this purpose.

Course modules

Modules include: Enterprise and new venture creation; finance; managing and leading people; operations and supply chain management; business model innovation; strategic sports marketing; sports policy, planning and implementation; internship and management project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is all via coursework, both group and individual, with presentations forming part of the criteria in some modules.

Sponsorship information

DELNI; university.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jordanstown Campus Newtownabbey BT37 0QB Northern Ireland

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Key information

Ulster Business School
Telephone number: 
028 9036 8880