International Sports Management

University of London

Postgraduate Certificate Online
12 months
3500 GBP/year
3500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) in International Sports Management from University of London is a globally-recognised, academically sound and industry focused qualification which has been collaboratively developed by the University of London and World Academy of Sport (WAoS).


The PGCert in International Sports Management from University of London aims to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the latest sport management strategies and develop the skills needed for the professional management of organisations and projects within the dynamic sport industry.  

Modes of study: Online

As a graduate of this programme, you will be able to:

  • critically engage with and apply a range of management functions including strategic planning, marketing, finance and events and facilities management.

  • plan and undertake systematic research into sport-related business and management issues, making selective and critical use of a range of business data, research sources and appropriate methodologies.

  • take a critical international and professional perspective that is demonstrably informed by knowledge and expertise in issues including the relations between sport and businesses, societies, and the environment.

Career opportunities

Your qualification will help open doors to a range of exciting opportunities in sports management.

In some countries, qualifications earned by distance and flexible learning may not be recognised by certain authorities or regulators for the purposes of public sector employment or further study. We advise you to explore the local recognition status before you register.

Programme Structure

The PGCert in International Sports Management consists of four modules, as follows: 

Two core modules: 

  • Financial management in sport
  • Sports strategy, governance and leadership 

Two elective modules from a choice of the following: 

  • Sports marketing, media and sponsorship 
  • International sport development
  • Sports events management 
  • Sports entrepreneurship

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

An undergraduate degree (e.g. bachelor) which is considered at least comparable to a UK upper second-class honours degree, from an institution acceptable to the University. 

If you do not meet the entrance requirements you may still apply for the PGCert if you have successfully completed an individual module on a stand-alone basis. Each application will be considered on an individual basis by the programme director, giving attention to alternative qualifications and/or relevant experience. 

To be eligible to study an individual module, academic consideration will include work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • Individual module fee: £1000
  • Examination/Coursework resit fee: £300
  • 2nd deferral fee: £300
  • Full programme fee: £3500


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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This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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International Sports Management
University of London