Taught course

Business of Motorsport

De Montfort University · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in business-related or sports subjects, or a professional qualification deemed to be of equivalent standing with a minimum pass level of a second class honours or an equivalent overseas qualification. Candidates with significant managerial level work experience who do not hold a degree qualification will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

The Business of Motorsport MA is a programme that is specifically designed to meet the growing needs of the business side of motorsport. You will have the opportunity to explore the evolving and multi-faceted area of motorsport management through core and bespoke motorsport modules.

From governance, structure and the principles of sports law, through to the importance and interdependence of commercial rights holders, promoters, manufacturers, teams, sponsors and the role played by the media, this course is aimed at enhancing the career prospects of those with an aspiration of working within this exciting and challenging global industry.

You will develop knowledge of motorsport management and business in local, national and international settings. You will have access to a number of industry providers throughout your study. Career prospects for graduates of the Business of Motorsport MA degree programme include sports industry jobs specific to motorsport including governance, sponsorship, brand management, finance and event management.

Information for international students

Overseas applicants for whom English is not a first language will be required to produce evidence of competence in English language. This will normally require an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.

Exemptions from providing evidence of English language proficiency may arise if an applicant has gained an undergraduate degree from a UK university, or gained their undergraduate degree from a non-UK but English language medium recognised university, or completed a UK professional body programme of study.

Learn more at the international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
£16,000 (full time)
International students
£16,000 (full time)

At DMU, we are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study. We offer a number of scholarships and have access to other forms of funding.

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

De Montfort University
0116 250 6070