Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree or equivalent in a wide range of subjects. In exceptional circumstances applicants who fall below these requirements but have appropriate work experience may be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme prepares you for a career in sport management. It is taught jointly by the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences and the School of Business and Economics. You will benefit from the expertise of our diverse teaching staff who are focused on equipping you with the skills and knowledge to work in the rapidly expanding global sports industry.
The staff are internationally recognised for their contribution to sport management research, and have conducted research for a range of respected organisations including Sport England, the International Olympic Committee, and the European Commission.
The Masters in Sport Management class usually consists students from around 20 different countries from around the world, so you will be learning from, and with, a truly international cohort.
Strong links exist between the School and practitioners in UK sport management. Students regularly complete assignments and case studies on professional sport clubs and international mega event organisation. Guest speakers present interesting and relevant case studies and provide an opportunity for students to network. Many research projects are undertaken in collaboration with sport organisations.
Candidates with work experience are encouraged to apply, as are younger graduates of high academic quality.
Programme modules
Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Sport Markets and Industries
  • Managing Service Quality in Sport
  • Economics of Sport and Leisure
  • Management of Human Resources
  • Research Methods for Sport Management
Semester 2
  • Sport Management: Theory and Practice
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Project

Information for international students

English Language requirements: overall 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in the individual Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking tests or TOEFL (ibt) 92 overall Listening 21, Reading 21, Writing 22 and Speaking 22. http://www.lboro.ac.uk/international/englang/index.htm

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1509 222496