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OverviewThis full time masters programme is designed for those with ambitious sport management dreams. Past graduates have gone on to roles within major sporting leagues, global sports branding and international sporting events.We take a dynamic, employment led approach to advanced study with this sport management masters course. You are welcome to apply from any background or discipline, whether you are looking to refine your management expertise with a sport focus, or if you are looking for a
This full time master's programme is designed for those with ambitious sport management dreams. Past graduates have gone on to roles within major sporting leagues, global sport's branding and international sporting events.
We take a dynamic, employment led approach to advanced study with this sport management master's course. You are welcome to apply from any background or discipline, whether you are looking to refine your management expertise with a sport focus, or if you are looking for a completely new career path.
You will cover the disciplines of human resource management, marketing, finance and strategy. You will also learn how they apply to global sports organisations and events. You will learn the adaptable, creative and solutions focused approach that will prepare you for an exciting career in sports management.
We will connect you directly to networks of international, national and regional sport. The international reputation of this course means that you are provided with privileged access to key decision makers in the sporting world. You will have the opportunity to network and lay the foundations for your future career, from the very beginning.
You will be offered unique and exciting opportunities, such as an international field visits. Previous visits have been to Switzerland, home of the International Olympic Committee and many of the world’s leading international sport federations. This inspiring experience will show you just how far the application of your master’s degree can take you.
This is a long standing programme which boasts excellent industry connections. You will graduate with comprehensive management skills, which can be applied to a wide range of professional backgrounds.
A career in sport attracts the very best of managers. Throughout this course you will acquire and apply the knowledge and skills required by the international sport industry. The skills and attributes that you will gain are applicable to any dynamic career in business and management.
The sport industry has changed significantly in recent years but it continues to be an innovative working environment. Knowledgeable sport managers will always have fresh challenges and well-paid career opportunities.
Our graduates achieve high levels of employment in global, graduate level jobs. This is largely down to our strong employment focus and industry connections. You will be encouraged and supported in finding opportunities for volunteering and employment within the University sport department.
Graduates of this course will have a distinctive skill set. You will have the ability to critically discuss the concepts and key functions of international sport management. You will also be able to analyse and evaluate strategy, organisational structures and design. In addition you will cover organisational behaviour and operations in international, European and UK-based sports companies.
You will also cover the management of resources including; the marketing of sport products, the strategic direction of sport organisations and the ethical environmental and legal issues underpinning international sport management.
Northumbria is an innovative, pioneering university which pursues new thinking, forges new partnerships, creates and exchanges new knowledge and finds new solutions to tackle tomorrow’s challenges head on.
The University’s inspirational academics, partners and students work together to transform lives and make a remarkable impact on the world.
Rated 5 stars for both teaching and employability by QS Stars, and awarded Silver in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework, Northumbria offers cutting-edge postgraduate degrees, degree apprenticeships, and research degree opportunities.
All of these have been shaped by the University’s ground-breaking research and created in collaboration with the 560 employers and 60 professional bodies who sponsor or accredit Northumbria’s programmes.
Where you'll study
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear