Taught course

Sport Business and Leadership

Loughborough University London · Institute for Sport Business

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification from a wide range of subjects/disciplines. Overseas qualification equivalencies can be found here.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is designed for individuals looking for leadership and management positions within the sport business industry. You will visit a number of influential sport leadership environments, and receive guidance from top leaders in the field.

You will be immersed in the business of sport, and will enhance your professional leadership capacity and business acumen in relation to a global sport business environment. You will also be exposed to some of the latest opportunities and challenges confronting sport organisations at a global, national and local level.

As the world’s number one university for sport subjects (QS World Rankings by Subject 2018), the Institute for Sport Business maintains partnerships with a number of industry leaders in sport, including BT Sport, West Ham United Foundation, Populous, Global Sports Jobs, EY, Chelsea Football Club, Foundation for Leadership through Sport, and the Sport Industry Group. Our partnerships with industry will provide opportunities to experience and understand leadership in various different contexts, and gain first-hand perspectives of effective leadership from top leaders in the field.

Information for international students

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Please visit our website for further information on fees and finance.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

020 3818 0777