Taught course

Sport Management

Institution
Ulster University · Ulster University Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Students should have normally obtained a good second class Honours degree from a recognised institution. The degree can be in any discipline as the MSc Sport Management course is designed for graduates of all disciplines.

Students on the MSc Sport Management course have a truly international flavour and in recent years students have come from across five continents to study the course. Students also typically come from a wide range of academic backgrounds including the arts, humanities, engineering and sciences.

In order to apply for entry students shall normally have gained:

• A second class honours degree or better from a University of the United Kingdom

or Republic of Ireland, or from another institution which has been recognised by the

Senate for this purpose; OR

• An equivalent standard in a professional or other qualification recognised by the

Senate for this purpose.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc Sport Management course is designed for aspiring graduates who wish to develop a career in the sports industry, focusing on the business of sport. Such students recognise the need to gain business and management knowledge to complement their undergraduate study before embarking on their chosen career. The course aims to equip you with the essential academic knowledge in business and management alongside the personal skills which are applicable to all industries and the more specific knowledge of the sports industry which will help you launch your career.

The course is regularly ranked within the top courses of its kind worldwide and thus should provide applicants with an assurance as to the relevance and value of its content.

The MSc Sport Management is one of the few Master's courses which gives its students the opportunity to put theory into practice through an internship. This helps you to build your CV and work experience which should also place you at an advantage in the job market.

The course has an excellent track record of success, its graduates occupy managerial positions across a number of organisations both locally and internationally and as such it is a much sought after qualification.

Information for international students

English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Dr Robert Kerr
Email
rl.kerr@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 28 9036 8029