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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports Coaching Leisure / Recreation Management Sports Facilities Work Sports Management

Course type


Course Summary

Gain a critical appreciation of the sports industry and develop the skills and knowledge necessary to lead organisations affiliated with sport across private, public, and voluntary sectors.

The MSc Sport Management has been co-developed by the Department for Health and the School of Management. Through the course, you'll cover the diverse theories and methods relevant to the Sport Management industry. The course will draw upon expertise from industry partners to deliver content with real-world application.

You'll also cover core management concepts and practices focusing on the types of business involved in sport and exercise provision.

The course is designed for both recent graduates of sport or management undergraduate degrees, as well as current practitioners working within the sport, exercise or health sectors. However, students with an undergraduate degree in any subject are welcome to apply.

Graduate prospects

This course will prepare you for a variety of roles such as:

  • sport development officer
  • sport administrator
  • sport agent
  • sport marketer
  • event manager
  • sport consultancy
  • sport entrepreneurship.


This unit aims to help students and potential managers to appreciate the ethics and value of research in planning and executing their own research project or response to an organisational challenge. Its specific focus is to introduce the philosophical principles underpinning research design and execution, the research methods necessary to successfully undertake an advanced research project and/or advanced written report and to introduce modes of analyses and data interpretation.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

You should have a bachelor's honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above. To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in any subject.

University information

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s most prestigious institutions, ranking top 10 in the Complete University Guide 2023. The university is known for excellence in teaching and research, a welcoming community, and for providing students with outstanding preparation for the workplace. Bath fosters an inclusive and supportive learning community, comprised of students from all over the world. There are more than 145 countries represented in...more