Sports History and Culture, M.A. | Online | De Montfort University | United Kingdom
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Sports History and Culture

12 months
Duration
15800 GBP/year
8986 GBP/year
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About

The Sports History and Culture MA programme from De Montfort University is taught by expert staff in DMU’s International Centre for Sports History and Culture (ICSHC) the only centre of its kind in the world. 

Overview

Reasons to study Sports History and Culture MA programme from De Montfort University

  • The Sports History and Culture MA is an online distance learning programme
  • You can fit your study around your other commitments, potentially allowing you to make a complete change in the direction of your career
  • You will be able to attended conferences organised by the International Centre for Sports History and Culture (ICSHC) and its affiliates – both locally and further afield
  • You will learn from an expert teaching team, who are all active in their own field and who maintain links with major sporting organisations

Graduate careers

  • Many of our students have used their studies to develop careers in sports writing, sport development, management, the media and teaching. Others have gone on to undertake PhD research and pursue academic careers. A number have used their studies to publish work. A number of our students have undertaken a six month paid internship with the history management team at the Adidas headquarters in Germany.
  • We are actively developing our employability links with the course. With the flexibility of distance learning, our students often take the course part time while they work. Others choose the more intensive one-year study plan to obtain an MA before applying for further study such as a PGCE or PhD programme. This mixture makes the varied career profiles of our students a strength of the MA, in terms of its multi disciplinary intake.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social and Cultural Themes of Sport
  • Sport, Politics and Policy
  • Investigating Sports History: Research Methods
  • Sport, Writing and History 
  • Football: Past and Present
  • The History of Rugby

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have the equivalent or above of a 2:2 UK bachelor’s honours degree in a relevant subject such as history, other humanities-based subjects, sports studies or sociology
  • We welcome applications from a wide sector and all non-standard applications will be carefully considered
  • You will need access to the internet and a computer with software capable of reading and writing Rich Text Format documents, such as Microsoft Word, Appleworks or StarOffice
  • Download and complete the international application form
  • A copy of your qualifications
  • A copy of your English language certificate
  • A personal statement of at least 500 words explaining why you want to study your chosen course at DMU and any additional information that will support your application
  • A copy of your passport
  • Two references

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8986 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8986 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK Part-time: £750 per 15 credits
  • EU/International Part-time: £7,550 per year, or £1,358 per 15 credit module

Funding

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