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MSc Sport Management, Politics and International Development Degree

MSc Sport Management, Politics and International Development Degree

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports Coaching Development Economics International Studies Development Politics Leisure / Recreation Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The global sport industry is an important, growing and diverse area of employment, particularly in relation to management, development, politics, commerce and governance. This programme prepares you for a career in these and other professional areas within sport and sport-related fields.

Our MSc Sport Management, Politics and International Development will provide you with a strong critical understanding of sport management, sport politics and international development in sport. It is taught by our diverse team of staff who are recognised globally for their research and teaching in these areas. Our team is committed to equipping you with the knowledge and skills to work in the global sport industries and in wider sport-related fields of employment.

Our academic staff have undertaken projects with many leading organisations including the Commonwealth Secretariat, European Commission, International Olympic Committee, International Paralympic Committee, and UK Sport.

In undertaking our MSc, you will be joining the university ranked first in the world for sports-related studies, and also a welcoming and genuinely international learning environment for postgraduate study. The School’s large community of postgraduate students is typically drawn from over twenty countries, while staff have extensive international training, research and teaching experience.

The programme draws on our strong ties across the sport sector and with sport-related organisations in business, government, and non-profit fields. Key representatives from these organisations will contribute to the programme through guest lectures and/or via supporting other collaborative learning opportunities for postgraduate students, adding further value to your studies.

Who should study this programme?

Our MSc Sport Management, Politics and International Development addresses a wide range of contemporary issues, social scientific theories and research methods with relevance at local, national and global levels. It will suit students aspiring to pursue careers in different areas of the sport industry, particularly in sport management, sport policy/politics, and sport development, as well as those interested in pursuing further postgraduate research.

What you'll study

This programme draws on the School’s outstanding international reputation and research expertise to provide students with a critical understanding of sport management, sport politics and international development in sport.

Your personal and professional development

Our School of Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences is committed to helping you develop the skills and attributes you need to progress successfully in your chosen career.

Future career prospects

This programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge to enter careers in sport management, sport policy/politics, and sport development, or to pursue PhD study. We anticipate that graduates will gravitate towards opportunities in sport events management, sport marketing, sport sponsorship, sport development, sport policy and governance, and sport social enterprise.

Graduate destinations

As this is a new programme, there is no graduate destination information currently available. However graduates of the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences have gone on to pursue varied roles within a wide variety of organisations including the Australian Rules Football Association in India, Leicestershire & Rutland Sport, Qatar Sport Investment, Major Events International, Badminton England, Lawn Tennis Association, and Youth Sport Trust.

Your personal development

This programme will develop the critical knowledge, understanding and skills that are required to work within the contemporary sport sector and wider sport-related fields.

Different course options

Full time | Loughborough University | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

This module examines the various ways in which sport and politics interact outside of the formal processes of governance and governmentality.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£23,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in sports science or a social science discipline.

University information

Loughborough University is in the top 10 of every UK league table, has an award-winning student experience and was voted University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018. Our research has impact. We are a top 10 research-led university in England (REF 2014) and we have been awarded seven prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in recognition of our world-class excellence in areas of service and benefit to the UK – only Oxford...more

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