The sports market is a multibillion-dollar industry, experiencing rapid expansion in regions such as China, Russia, Brazil and the Middle East. The industry offers diverse and dynamic opportunities to graduates, ranging from professional sports to managing events and corporate sponsorship. Professionals who want to work in this field require an innovative, creative mindset and an increasingly specialized skill set.
Professionals who wish to work in the dynamic field of sports require an increasingly specialized, sports-related skill set. They require a good working knowledge of sports and business.
The MBA in Sports Management (90 ECTS) is a one-year, three-term degree. Students complete five to six course modules per term which are combined with seminars, company visits, guest speaker sessions and case studies among others. In order to graduate, students must complete a management research methods module and a dissertation. This program is also available as a two-year, six-term, part-time degree.
TERM 1 (18 CH | 23 ECTS)
Transformational Management & Leadership
Financial Reporting & Analysis
Marketing in a Digital World
Data Analysis for Managers
Crafting Your Future
TERM 2 (21 CH | 27 ECTS)
People & Talent Management
Strategy & Decision Making
Information Systems & Technology
Communication for Success
Legal Issues & Business Ethics
Crafting Your Future
Business Strategy Simulation
TERM 3 (15 CH | 20 ECTS)
Sports Marketing Management
Financial Management Applications to Sport
Sports Management Issues
Crafting Unique Sports Events
1 certified copy of bachelor's degree and transcripts
Proof of English level: TOEFL score 89 (internet-based), 233 (computer-based); IELTS 6.5; CAE C1 with a minimum score of 176; PTE score 59; English native or equivalent
Candidates who wish to apply for the state-recognized MBA degree from London Metropolitan University must have two years of professional work experience in addition to the requirements listed above. Students with less than two years of work experience may apply for the state-recognized MSc in International Business Management also from London Metropolitan University.
Applicants must also meet one of the following:
A GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
A satisfactory score on the GMAT or GRE
An interview with the academic dean
* Students not meeting these criteria will have an interview with the admission committee and will be considered on a merit basis. For more information, please contact the admissions department of your chosen campus.
October, January & March
Total per year
OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION €3,950
Total (two qualifications): €24,800