• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Management, Law and Humanities of Sport programme from De Montfort University is a unique and highly regarded course that covers all the major issues facing sport and sports organisations. It is designed to prepare you for the increasingly complex world of sport management.

About

Reasons to study Management, Law and Humanities of Sport programme from De Montfort University:

  • The course offers a unique opportunity to meet top executives from high-level international sports federations, clubs, agencies and organising committees, enabling you to build up your own network of contacts, the key to a successful career in sport
  • You will learn from an expert and international teaching team, who are all research active in their specific area of expertise
  • You will benefit from studying at three different European university campuses and from studying with students from over 20 different countries
  • The course includes a comprehensive field visit programme to organisations such as the All England Lawn Tennis Club, AC Milan, International Olympic Committee, FIFA and UEFA
  • Former Patrons have included Lord Coe, Alexander Popov, Sir Bobby Charlton, Nawal El Moutawakel and Jonathan Edwards CBE

With over 15 years of experience this masters programme has grown to become one of the most respected programme focused on developing all-round managers for international sports business. Course lecturers are some of the leading authorities in the study of sport and guest lecturers include speakers from top organisations in world sport.  This course has an excellent record of students finding jobs in sports management and dynamic and thriving alumni association provides a valuable network both during and after the course.  

Careers

The highly international nature of the course makes it suitable for people with an interest in global management who are internationally mobile. The course is committed to supporting and guiding you in your job search, through the identification of potential placement opportunities and the promotion of the CIES International MA in the sports job market.

Through guest speakers, study visits and project assignments, the course offers a unique opportunity to meet top executives from high-level international sports federations, clubs, agencies and organising committees, enabling you to build up your own network of contacts, the key to a successful career in sport. Alumni have gone on to get jobs in a wide variety of top sporting organisations, including the International Olympic Committee, FIFA, FIBA, Adidas, Sauber Formula 1 Team, MLS and UEFA.

Programme Structure

Modules: 

  • The first module is taught within the ICSHC at DMU. It focuses on the history of sport, its ethics and its sociology. 
  • This second module focuses on management of sport and includes topics such as sport organisation and governance, strategy, sport finance, sport strategic and operational marketing, sport event management, business planning and sport leadership.
  • The third module is taught at the Université de Neuchâtel, whose Law Faculty is one of the best in Switzerland and it looks at topics such as the legal aspects of the private sector of sport. 
  • The fourth, and final part of the course, also takes place in Neuchâtel. It involves working in small groups on a chosen topic, considering it from all angles then preparing and completing a project which is then published and presented to sports industry representatives.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    For those who would like to apply in the future, the online application form will be available as of October.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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General Requirements

  • You should have a good honours degree or equivalent and a high level of fluency in written and spoken English. You are expected to have at least two to three years’ work experience. 

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23004 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22999 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    23004 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22999 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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  • The course fees are CHF 25,000.

Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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