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MSc - Master of Science
Sports Leadership Business Studies Sports Studies
The MSc Sport Business and Leadership programme is designed for individuals who wish to develop their impact and effectiveness in leading and managing individuals, teams, and organisations within the sport business industry.
You will gain a critical understanding of the complexity, contradictions, and controversies of leadership and its application to social, environmental and economic issues that are essential to leadership and management as they pertain to the sport industry. This is supported by world-class teaching from our academic team that will help you develop a deep understanding of the latest leadership and business management techniques.
This 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 also visit several influential sport leadership environments and receive industry advice from top leaders in their field.
The Institute for Sport Business is proud to partner with a number of London-based leaders in sport, such as World Rugby, BT Sport, CSM Strategic, West Ham United Foundation, Sport England and, Chelsea Football Club. Through these partnerships 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.
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.
Why you should study this degree
You will learn from renowned industry leaders in sport, including World Rugby, BT Sport, West Ham United Foundation, Chelsea Football club and more; You will gain an understanding of the issues that are essential to leadership and management in the sport industry; You will learn how innovation is changing the industry and how to embrace these technologies; You will be inspired by a world-class sporting environment, with some of the world’s most iconic sporting venues on your doorstep.
How you'll be assessed
You can expect to complete essays and reports of varying lengths, as well as presentations, proposals and case studies in some cases.
Loughborough University London prides itself on the high calibre of graduates it produces, and provides great opportunities for you to develop the skills and attributes you need to progress successfully in your chosen career.
Loughborough University London is the first of its kind to develop a suite of careers-focused activities and support that is positioned as the underpinning of every student’s programme. Opportunities include group projects set by a real businesses and organisations, company site visits and organisation-based dissertation opportunities.
Your future career
The careers and employability support on offer at Loughborough University London has been carefully designed to give you the best possible chance of securing your dream role.
This MSc will prepare you for careers in middle and senior leadership positions in a range of sectors, including commercial, not-for-profit and international sporting organisations. You will also have access to training and development to establish your own sport enterprise.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Students need a 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification).