Taught course

Sport Analytics

University of East London · School of Health, Sports and Bioscience - HSB

Entry requirements

Minimum of 2:1 honours in a sport, mathematics or computer science related area. 2:2 honours in related subject area will also be considered at the discretion of the course leader.

Candidates with exceptional and extensive work experience in sport and/or data analytics may also be considered at the discretion of the course leader.

Months of entry


Course content

With elite sports embracing technology and investing in the pursuit of marginal gains, professional clubs are increasingly looking to sport analytics to assist them in their day-to-day activities.

The volume of data produced in the sport industry has significantly increased over the last decade. The ability to analyse data, identify patterns, and make data-driven decisions, will provide a competitive advantage for sports clubs businesses, and athletes.

Our MSc in Sport Analytics has been designed and developed by Scotland FA's Football Scientist Dr Alireza Monajati to meet the growing demands of Data in the sports industry. During the programme you will learn how statistical and visual analytics are informing stakeholders to make data-driven decisions in sport. You will utilize industry-standard visualization software such as Tableau and PowerBI, and have the opportunity to learn fundamental skills with programming languages such as Python and R, whilst being fully supported all the way.

Due to the importance of gaining industry experience, our course offers the unique opportunity to gain a work placement during your studies. We have an in-house dedicated work placement team that will help you find an opportunity that suits your career aspirations.

Located in the heart of London, we have a range of partnerships and connections that will give you the opportunity to network with employers within the industry. Previously we have had guest lectures from Southampton Football Club, West Ham United and Sky Sports.

Our Sport Analytics masters degree will introduce you to industry-standard techniques and processes to make you ready for a career in an exciting and growing field.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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

Applicant Relations
+44 (0) 208 223 3333