This Sport Management and the Business of Football programme at Birkbeck, University of London is designed to give you the skills and expertise you need to compete in the football industry and related businesses and organisations, by combining specialist teaching about the principles and practice of sport and football business management and economics with general training in management, business organisation, strategy and research methods.
It will help you to develop a deeper understanding of management, governance and regulatory issues within the business of sport, and in the business of football in particular.
It is ideally suited to the needs of executives within a variety of sport and football organisations, such as professional football clubs, sport governing bodies and media organisations. The programme is also ideal for members of supporters’ organisations, government officials with responsibilities in the sport (specifically football) sectors, as well as people with a general interest in the sport, football and media industries. It is relevant for anyone seeking a broad education that will act as a platform for securing employment in the football industry or related sector.
Careers and Employability
Graduates can pursue careers in the football industry, for example in governing bodies, professional football clubs, and commercial businesses operating in the football industry such as media companies, sport sponsorship businesses and player agencies.
- Research Methods in Management (Postgraduate)
- Sport Economics and the Design of Competitions
- Sport Event Management
- Sport Governance
- Sport Labour Markets
- Sport Marketing
- Sport Policy and Development
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you enough time to complete the admissions process.
DisciplinesBusiness Administration Sports Management Sports Sciences View 853 other Masters in Business Administration in United Kingdom
- Our standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification.
- On your application form, please list all your relevant qualifications and experience, including those you expect to achieve.
- Your personal details
- Your qualifications
- Your work experience
- Your personal statement
- Statistical information
- English proficiency
- The application form
International19200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19200 GBP per year during 12 months.
National12450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12450 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Part-time home students: £6225 pa
- Part-time international students: £9600 pa
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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