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Course summary

Our MSc Sport Business and Leadership programme is designed for individuals who wish to improve their impact and effectiveness in leading and managing individuals, teams, and organisations within the sport business industry. This Sport Business and Leadership master's programme will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the business of sport, and in doing so enhance your leadership capacity and business acumen in relation to the complex and rapidly emerging global sport business environment. You will visit a number of influential sport leadership environments and receive guidance from top leaders in the field. You will gain a critical understanding of the social, environmental and economic issues that are essential to leadership and management in the sport industry, and appreciate the importance of innovation as a process, and its application to sport leadership and business. Through world-class teaching from our academics, you will develop a complex understanding of the latest leadership and business management techniques. You will also be exposed to some of the latest opportunities and challenges confronting sport organisations at a global, national and local level. You will learn how to connect theory with practice by attending a number of inspiring field visits. Past visits have included Sandhurst Military Academy, The Royal Opera, UK Sport, KPMG, the RFU, Google, and Wimbledon. The Institute for Sport Business is proud to partner with a number of London-based leaders in sport, including World Rugby, BT Sport, CSM Strategic, West Ham United Foundation, Sport England and, Chelsea Football Club. You will learn how to connect theory with practice by attending a number of inspiring field visits at these companies and alike For those wishing to prepare for careers in middle and senior leadership positions in a range of sectors, including commercial, not-for-profit and international sporting organisations, this programme is for you.


Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification).


English language requirements

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £16100 Year 1
Northern Ireland £16100 Year 1
Scotland £16100 Year 1
Wales £16100 Year 1
International £27600 Year 1

Additional fee information

The tuition fees shown are for new students commencing the first year of study in the specified year only. The fee stated is for a full-time student undertaking a master’s programme of 180 credits. Part-time students, or those taking a postgraduate certificate or a postgraduate diploma, should divide the published fee by 180 credits and then multiply by the number of credits they are taking to calculate their tuition fees. Fees are reviewed annually and are likely to increase to take into account inflationary pressures.
Sport Business and Leadership at Loughborough University - UCAS