Taught course

Sport Business, Management and Policy

Manchester Metropolitan University · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

A good UK honours degree (minimum 2:2), or international equivalent, in a related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

We are looking to produce the next generation of sports management professionals, therefore our courses are tailored towards providing students with the knowledge and skills highly sought after by industry employers. All of our teaching

is research-led, and the majority of our staff are internationally renowned for their leading research in the areas of sport policy, sports law, sports politics, sports marketing and sports business
and management.
Additionally, our staff work closely with key industry organisations across the globe, including the likes of UK Sport, the IOC, FIFA, and the RFY, as well as the local organising committees of the London 2012 and Tokyo 202 Olympic Games, and the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Furthermore, the University maintains strong links to high profile sports clubs and bodies, such as Manchester United FC and Manchester City FC, the National Football Museum, and the English Institute of Sport.

"The MSc Sport Business, Management and Policy degree is a fantastic opportunity for those wanting a career in sports business and management, policy and/or governance. The structure and design of course content has been informed by the university’s Sports Advisory Board, made up of key sports industry experts, to ensure students graduate with the practical skills and knowledge highly sought-after by leading sports employers."
Dr Paul Michael Brannagan
Programme Lead, MSc Sport Business, Management and Policy

Information for international students

If your first language is not English and your first degree was not taught in English, you must have an English language score of IETLS 6.5, or equivalent.

You can find more information about becoming an international student at Manchester Met on our website.

Fees and funding

Funding options available, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0161 247 6969