Taught course

Sport Policy, Management and International Development

University of Edinburgh · The Moray House of School of Education

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent. Work experience (paid or voluntary) in sport management is desirable, but not essential. Alternatively, you may be considered on the basis of employment or other relevant experience. If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English: IELTS: total 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL-iBT: total 92 (at least 20 in each module); PTE(A): total 61 (at least 56 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections); CPE: Grade C; CAE: Grade B.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc provides an understanding of key concepts invaluable for employment and critical engagement across all sport sectors. The programme examines the commercialised and mediatised world of professional sport, and the realms of community recreation and physical activity.

Recognising that sport managers operate in a highly politicised environment, the programme reviews the role of government policy in shaping sporting opportunities and sport’s contribution to social policy agendas.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


part time
24-72 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
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