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Entry requirements

You should have a bachelor's honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in any subject.

You will need to submit a personal statement when you apply which:

*provides evidence of how your academic, professional and personal experiences equip you to meet the demands of the course

*documents and expresses your reasons for wishing to study Sport Management at the University of Bath

*outlines your subsequent and future career intentions and aspirations

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Months of entry


Course content

Gain a critical appreciation of the sports industry and develop the skills and knowledge necessary to lead organisations affiliated with sport across private, public, and voluntary sectors.

The MSc Sport Management has been co-developed by the Department for Health and the School of Management. Through the course, you'll cover the diverse theories and methods relevant to the Sport Management industry. The course will draw upon expertise from industry partners to deliver content with real-world application.

You'll also cover core management concepts and practices focusing on the types of business involved in sport and exercise provision.

The course is designed for both recent graduates of sport or management undergraduate degrees, as well as current practitioners working within the sport, exercise or health sectors. However, students with an undergraduate degree in any subject are welcome to apply.

Graduate prospects

This course will prepare you for a variety of roles such as:

  • sport development officer
  • sport administrator
  • sport agent
  • sport marketer
  • event manager
  • sport consultancy
  • sport entrepreneurship

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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