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Sport Business, Management and Policy MSc

Sport Business, Management and Policy MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports Management Business Studies Leisure / Recreation Management Sports Facilities Work

Course type


Course Summary

Sport is part of Manchester’s DNA. It’s a big feature of the city’s history, character and economy. And it’s a big part of Manchester Met too. As one of few management programmes in the UK focusing solely on sports, we cover topics including sport policy, sports marketing and data analytics. Unlike other courses in the country, you’ll also explore areas such as politics, finance and law to understand how they apply to the sports industry. All of our teaching is research-led. The majority of our staff are internationally renowned for their research in sports policy, law, politics, marketing and more. After you graduate, you’ll be prepared for a career in in sport business and management, policy and governance in the public and private sector. We’ve designed this course with the University’s Sports Advisory Board, made up of key sports industry experts, to ensure students graduate with the practical skills and knowledge highly sought-after by leading sports employers. We want to help you understand the complex nature of business and policy to help you achieve employment in your ideal area. Alongside the core subjects that you study, you’ll also gain vital research skills that will impress employers. By the time you graduate, you’ll be ready for roles in a variety of sport business and management, policy and governance specialisms - in the public and private sectors, both in the UK and beyond.

Different course options

Full time | Manchester Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Sport Policy and Politics - Core
Policy and Management of Sports Events - Core
Business Analytics - Core
Sport Marketing - Core
Sport Business and Management - Core
International Strategic Management - Core
Masters level learning - Core
Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants will need a good UK honours degree (minimum 2:2), or international equivalent, in a related subject.

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University is a great modern university located in the global city of Manchester, a city renowned for excellence, innovation, creativity and sport. The University has one of the widest range of postgraduate study options; from part-time to full-time, short courses to continuing professional development, Masters of Arts / Science and longer-term Research and PhD opportunities across many subject areas. Manchester is...more