M.Sc. On Campus

Sport Business and Leadership

Loughborough University London

12 months
25500 GBP/year
10900 GBP/year
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This Sport Business and Leadership programme at Loughborough University London is designed for individuals who wish to improve their impact and effectiveness in leading and managing individuals, teams, and organisations within the sport business industry. 


Our MSc Sport Business and Leadership programme will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the business of sport, and in doing so enhance your leadership capacity and business acumen in relation to the complex and rapidly emerging global sport business environment.

Key facts:

  • You will gain a critical understanding of the social, environmental and economic issues that are essential to leadership and management in the sport industry, and appreciate the importance of innovation as a process, and its application to sport leadership and business.
  • Through world-class teaching from our academics, you will develop a complex understanding of the latest leadership and business management techniques. Loughborough University London is surrounded by key influencers and innovators in the field of sport, including BT Sport, the Olympic Legacy Corporation and West Ham Football Club.
  • The Institute for Sport Business is proud to partner with a number of London-based leaders in sport, including World Rugby, BT Sport, CSM Strategic, West Ham United Foundation, Sport England and, Chelsea Football Club. Being surrounded by inspiring leaders of sport will enable you to experience leadership in various different contexts and gain first-hand perspectives of effective leadership from top leaders in the field.

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules

  • Collaborative Project
  • Leadership Models and Practices: Applications to a Sport Context
  • Sport Leadership Retreat
  • Sustainability and Leadership for Sport Organisations
  • Critically Reflective Leadership and Sport Management Practice
  • Dissertation
  • Analysing the Construction of Leadership for a Sport Context
Optional modules
  • Intellectual Property
  • Strategy and Planning
  • Sports Management Theory and Practice
  • Digital Technologies and Sport: Evolution and Application
Second subject modules
  • Design Thinking
  • Mobile Internet and Media Clouds
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • New Media and Analytics for Sport Business
  • The Key Topics in Media and Creative Industries/ Business Model Development

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum of an upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1) or equivalent from a wide range of subjects/disciplines. In exceptional circumstances an applicant may be admitted to the degree who does not possess the requirements mentioned, but who has substantial relevant work experience.
  • English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10900 GBP for the full programme 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.


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