M.Sc. On Campus

International Sport Management


12 months
16450 GBP/year
10950 GBP/year
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The Global Institute of Sport's (GIS) unique MSc International Sport Management programme from UCFB x GIS provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders.


The International Sport Management programme offered by UCFB x GIS provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders. 

This pioneering programme has been developed as a transformational journey suited for graduates of all disciplines, as well as for current professionals working within various sectors of the sport industry, for example in management, marketing or operations.

At GIS we bridge the gap between academia and business. In parallel to the academic curriculum run the Employability & Enrichment events; a journey of professional and personal development through learning and knowledge enhancement activities. The Employability & Enrichment events allow access to industry leading guest speakers, business opportunities and additional classes.

GIS global study hubs  

Students enrolled on the degree programme have access to the GIS global study hubs which are based at New York’s Red Bull Arena, Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Toronto FC’s BMO Field and the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Each venue will play host to week-long GIS Global Summits, enabling students and graduates to enhance their knowledge and expertise of the international sports industry. 

Career prospects

The specificity of sport, with its high media coverage and numerous stakeholders, requires managers to have uniquely honed business skills and an in-depth knowledge of the principles of sport management. 

The programme has been developed for those with aspirations towards senior management positions within the core functional departments of the sport management industry, spanning business development, marketing, finance, operations and media. The international elements of this degree provide students with the skills and experience to progress in a multi-billion-pound global industry.

82% of Master’s graduates are in employment within six months, with two-thirds of those working in sport.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial and Human Capital Management
  • Leadership and Influence in Sport
  • Sustainable Stadium and Event Management
  • Global Strategic Sports Marketing Management 
  • Corporate Strategy in a Sporting Context
  • Globalisation of Sport Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Copy of transcripts of highest qualification achieved and English translations (if applicable)
  • One academic and one professional reference and English translation (if applicable)
  • Copy of proof of English language level e.g. Academic IELTS certificate (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


A Postgraduate Loan of up to £10,609.00 can help with course fees while you study a postgraduate master’s course.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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