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Sport Business Management, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
The Sport Business Management degree at JAMK University of Applied Sciences is aimed at sports enthusiasts who are working in the sports industry, interested in working with sports or willing enchance their knowledge. Join us, study in Jyväskylä, the Capital of Sport in Finland! 


Benefits of studies

You will obtain tools to develop organisations in the changeable and highly international sport business environment. The focus of this Sport Business Management degree at JAMK University of Applied Sciences is to enable you to extend your knowledge in the area of international sport business, create new business solutions to develop sport organisations and improve your personal skills and network in solving complex business problems within the sport industry.

Work and study

The studies are designed as part-time programme. The study programme concists both on-campus and online learning methods. On-campus days are planned to serve also students with full-time jobs. Lectures are held at JAMK’s campus in Jyväskylä. Students are expected to accomplish the programme in three years (approximately 30 ECTS per year).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sport Business Management
  • Research and development
  • Electives 
  • Thesis 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • In order to apply for the programme students are required to have at least three years of working experience in a relevant field. Upon completion of the programme, students will be able to understand the concepts of leading and managing sport organisations, apply marketing concepts to sports, utilize the sport business intelligence to improve business performance and develop effective strategies for sport business organisations.
  • a bachelor’s degree in the field of business, in the field of sport /sport studies, in the field of hospitality management or other equivalent degree.

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

In addition to the suitable bachelor’s degree you need to have at least 3 years (36 months) of relevant work experience from the field after graduation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Jyväskylä

  • 700 - 1100 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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