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Sport Management, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) ,
The growth of the sport industry has prompted the need for a more professional and commercial orientation for managing sport.  The Sport Management programme at Bournemouth University responds to this market demand by providing a critical and applied examination of research and practice essential for developing future sport managers.

About

 The Sport Management programme at Bournemouth University is ideal for students with a sports psychology or coaching degree who would like to develop their sport management skills as well as those with non-related sports degrees. You'll develop a higher level understanding of management principles and their application to the sport industry. This will allow you to advance your knowledge of the processes by which sport has become a global phenomenon within the wider service and entertainment industry, the subsequent tensions that have emerged, and the implications for the future development and management of sport.

Taught by our team of research-active experts, who regularly offer advice to organisations in the sport management sector, you will have the chance to listen to and network with guest speakers as well as take part in site visits to sporting facilities across the UK.

Careers

This course is ideal for those wanting to pursue a career working for national sporting governing bodies, sports consultancy enterprises, schools and specialist sports colleges, community groups and charitable sporting organisations.

As a Sports Management graduate, you will be prepared to undertake a variety of roles in sport, teaching, management, marketing and events, including positions in areas such as: 

  • Sport development
  • Sport facility management
  • Sports marketing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Strategy & Finance
  • Sport Principles & Practice
  • Consuming Sport
  • Facility Planning & Design
  • Research Methods
  • Mobile Communication & Mobile Marketing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      • September: 1 year full-time (16 months with optional study exchange)
      • January: 16 months full-time (18 months with optional study exchange)
      • 2 years full-time with optional 30-week work placement
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

The normal requirements for embarking upon a postgraduate taught degree are:
  • A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Tuition fees during your placement year (if applicable): £850.

Living costs for Bournemouth

  • 700 - 1000 GBP/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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