Taught course

International Sport Management

Northumbria University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, ideally in a sport-related subject; or an academic qualification in a non-sport discipline with relevant work experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This full time master's programme is designed for those with ambitious sport management dreams. Past graduates have gone on to roles within major sporting leagues, global sport's branding and international sporting events.

We take a dynamic, employment led approach to advanced study with this sport management master's course. You are welcome to apply from any background or discipline, whether you are looking to refine your management expertise with a sport focus, or if you are looking for a completely new career path.

You will cover the disciplines of human resource management, marketing, finance and strategy. You will also learn how they apply to global sports organisations and events. You will learn the adaptable, creative and solutions focused approach that will prepare you for an exciting career in sports management.

We will connect you directly to networks of international, national and regional sport. The international reputation of this course means that you are provided with privileged access to key decision makers in the sporting world. You will have the opportunity to network and lay the foundations for your future career, from the very beginning.

This is a long standing programme which boasts excellent industry connections. You will graduate with comprehensive management skills, which can be applied to a wide range of professional backgrounds.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-21 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions Office
0191 227 4444