Taught course

Sport Business, Management and Policy

Manchester Metropolitan University · Faculty of Business and Law

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Entry requirements

You’ll need a UK honours degree – at least a 2:2 – or the international equivalent in a related subject, or proven significant professional experience (3 years or more) and/or qualifications in a relevant field.

Months of entry

January, March, May, July, September, November

Course content

From clothing and memorabilia to sponsorship deals and media rights, the sports industry is a booming market. As the sector expands, new commercial opportunities are opening globally for those with the drive, passion and knowledge to succeed.

Our Global Online sports management masters course is one of only a few management courses taught by a UK institution which focuses solely on sports.

It has been designed in conjunction with our Sports Advisory Board to give you the skills that top employers need. Whether you’re already building your career in sport management or you’re looking to break into the sector, you’ll benefit from the experience of some of the sector’s most well-respected bodies, including Sport England and the Football Foundation.


  • 100% Online – taught in a fully interactive virtual learning environment, this course helps you balance your learning with existing work and life-commitments thanks to its flexible study route.
  • Experience Sport – this course is grounded in the real world of sport, along with its current practices and themes, to ensure students develop the expertise that leading sports organisations require.
  • International Networks – students can enjoy networking opportunities with fellow students, alumni and other like-minded professionals, both nationally and internationally.

Information for international students

If you’re applying with non-UK qualifications, you can find further information for international students on our international website.

Fees and funding

Funding options available, please visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Global Online Team
0044 (0) 161 880 4721