Sport Analytics and Technologies

Loughborough University

12 months
24750 GBP/year
10550 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Sport Analytics and Technologies at Loughborough University is designed for individuals who wish to develop a critical understanding of how technology is impacting on sport, in particular the growing sport digital and media sectors.

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Sport is embracing digital technologies to improve performance and shake-up tired and redundant business practices.

The sports media provides valuable content for broadcasters, companies and sponsors. Thus understanding the importance of how technology is shaping the business of sport is essential for future sport business professionals and entrepreneurs looking to break into the digital and media industries.

Through in-depth teaching and analysis, the MSc in Sport Analytics and Technologies at Loughborough University will develop your insight into the potential of new media technologies and their influence on innovation in the sports digital and media industries. You will also gain a critical understanding of mobile internet and the latest cloud technologies, with a special emphasis on media cloud applications shifting to mobile Internet platforms.


The MSc Sport Analytics and Technologies programme will provide you with in-depth knowledge of the technologies driving sport digital and media development, and other related activities.

You will have the opportunity to develop advanced networking skills and will work in collaboration with external companies and organisations in order to compete in today’s global sport business environment.

With the UK sport industry supporting over 450,000 jobs and generating £20bn for the UK economy over the last five years, there is high demand for digital sport practitioners that are equipped with the right industry knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Sport Business and Innovation
  • Digital Sport Technologies: Evolution and Application
  • New Media and Analytics for Sport Business
  • Collaborative Project
  • Dissertation
  • Sport Business Statistics and Analytics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Any applications or results submitted after this date will only be considered if there are still places on the programme or time to obtain a student visa.


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
92 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10550 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

The fee stated is for a full-time student. Part-time students should divide the fee by 180 credits and then multiply by the number of credits they are taking to calculate their tuition.


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