Introduced to meet an increasing demand for highly skilled managers in the area of sport, this course provides an introduction to the key areas of business, management and sports management which are essential to build a successful career in the sports industry. The MSc Sport Management is suitable for aspiring graduates from any academic discipline. Well-respected and consistently ranked amongst the best of its type globally, we ensure you have the practical and commercial knowledge required to make a difference and that this knowledge is put into practice via an in-built sports consultancy project. You will acquire the knowledge and skills required to forge successful careers in commercial areas of the sports industry. Many graduates take up roles within the sports industry, in consultancy, marketing or administration. Others use their internship as an opportunity to build and develop effective links with employers. Our students have worked for organisations such as the Belfast Giants, Ulster Sport Academy, Sport Ireland, Adidas, Ecco and the Irish Football Association.
Modules include: Enterprise and new venture creation; finance; managing and leading people; operations and supply chain management; business model innovation; strategic sports marketing; sports policy, planning and implementation; internship and management project.
Assessment is all via coursework, both group and individual, with presentations forming part of the criteria in some modules.
SStudents 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.
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