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Sports Management and Legal Skills ISDE - FC Barcelona, Master

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This Master in Sports Management & Legal Skills, by ISDE and FC Barcelona, has been designed for graduates in Business Administration, Law and Economics, as well as for professionals from other fields who wish to develop their careers in the world of sports; and professional athletes who, after having retired from the competition, aspire to continue in the sports field as managers.

About

This Master in Sports Management & Legal Skills has been designed for graduates in Law and other people interested in developing their careers in the Sports Management & Law World. 

The applicants must be able to attend and dedicate one year to the programme as a full-time student. It is also compulsory for all the students to have a very good command of English language, as this will be the official language of the program and therefore all the lectures will be given in English. 

The program provides foundational instruction about the sports industry, combined with specific training in sports management (accounting, finance, marketing, personnel management, and analytics) and law (intellectual property law and alternative dispute resolution). After successfully completing their coursework, students will be placed as interns for a period of 3 to 6 months within the top global sports agencies, teams, leagues, law firms, or regulatory bodies, based on their academic profile and professional goals. 

The program ?s guest lecturers are among the most respected lawyers in the sports community worldwide, successful agents, and managers. Furthermore, the faculty is always open to welcome leaders in their field as new lecturers. The coursework will be complemented by networking events and practical workshops held at leading law firms and sports organizations such as FIFA, UEFA, CONCACAF, WADA, NBA, NFL, Major League Soccer, JD League, and the Chinese Olympic Committee.

Programme Structure

1. ORGANIZATION AND INTERNATIONAL STRUCTURE OF SPORTS
  • International Federations
  • Olympic International Committee and Olympic International Academy
  • EU and sports organizations
  • Analysis of state structures
2. SPORTS ENTITIES
  • Clubs
  • Groups
  • National and territorial sports federations
  • Professional leagues
  • Companies
  • Foundations
  • Other entities
  • Financial structure (budget and budgetary control, insolvency)
  • Good governance in sports institutions / Corporate Social Responsibility
  • US system
3. MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION OF COMPETITIONS AND SPORTS
  • Contractual legal structures
  • Financial structures
  • Management and exploitation of sports facilities
4. REGULATION OF THE PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE IN SPORTS
  • International regulations and their application
  • Comparative analysis
5. SANCTIONS IN SPORTS
  • Regulations and comparative analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Candidates must submit to the Department of Admissions- via email- the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation Letter 
  • Copy of the University Degree
  • University Degree Transcripts
  • At least one Recommendation Letter (preferably two) of a person who knows the candidate for professional or academic reasons.

In light of all these documents that make up the application request and having verified that the candidate applicant fulfills the basic requirements, he or she will be called to perform a series of written and oral tests.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/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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