Develop the skills the sports industry needs

In association with Manchester Metropolitan University

Delivered 100% online from a city with sport in its DNA and developed in conjunction with world-leading sports bodies such as Sport England and the Football Foundation, there’s no better way to master the business of sport than through Manchester Metropolitan University’s MSc Sport Business, Management and Policy.

Whether you’re already building your career in sport management or you’re looking to break into the sector, this course will give you the confidence you need to take your career to the next level.

Throughout the programme, leading academics from Manchester Metropolitan University’s triple accredited Business School (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA) will help you develop the expertise that sports organisations require – from events management and sports marketing to data analytics – without needing to travel to study.

As such, students on the course will access the latest research in the field. For example, recent research led by Dr Nicolas Scelles, one of the Programme Leads, demonstrates the significant contribution that the sport of Rugby League makes to communities and the nation beyond sport. This shows how the sport provides an important support to social mobility and has reach, visibility and value beyond its core followers.

“We’ve developed a programme that couples academic expertise with a great learning experience. You’ll be taught by world-leading academics who have earned strong connections with sporting organisations across the world.”

You will also explore areas such as policy, politics, finance and law to understand how they apply to the sports industry and give you the confidence you need to take your career to the next level. The course also has flexibility and student support at its heart, giving you the freedom to balance study with your existing work, life and family commitments.

“As I work full-time, online learning really suits me as it fits into my lifestyle. The course content of the MSc Sport Business, Management and Policy was exactly what I was looking for and the business management modules have been crucial to help me learn how sporting organisations are run. My time as a community leader has also fuelled my interest in policy and legal matters, and because of what I’ve studied so far, I’m in a much better position to advise the Kenyan sports bodies I’m involved with.”Jack Erustus Waiyaki, Student, Global Online MSc Sport Business, Management and Policy

If you are interested in studying the MSc Sports Business, Management and Policy online with Manchester Metropolitan University, visit the course page to find out more.

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