Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or equivalent overseas qualification in a wide range of subjects. In exceptional circumstances an applicant may be admitted to the degree who does not possess the requirements mentioned, but who has substantial relevant work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Sport Business MRes gives you the opportunity to develop your critical thinking and analytic abilities so that you can take your next step as a PhD student, researcher or analyst.
Alongside the core research skills and practical experiences offered through the interdisciplinary elements of the programme, you will have the opportunity to develop your understanding of leadership in the context of the business of sport. You will also explore new and evolving research processes, and will uncover the designs, practices and methodologies used by experienced researchers from the Institute for Sport Business, as well as from other academics and research students based at Loughborough University London.
Each multidisciplinary MRes programme has been carefully designed to empower graduates with rigorous research and analytical skills, in order to progress onto high level researcher positions within their chosen sector or field.

Information for international students

All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Further information is available on the Loughborough University website.

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 see our website for further information about fees and funding.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3818 0777