Entries are now open for the 2024 edition of the SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Rankings, the world’s leading survey of the best degrees in sport management and administration.

The end of summer heralds new beginnings across sport and academia. As the NFL, NBA and NHL seasons spark into life, the fresh academic year brings new opportunities for students around the world

With more and more postgraduate sports management courses starting each year, and the quality of those on our rankings always growing, it can be more difficult than ever for prospective students to decide…

US-based courses have dominated the top reaches of the SportBusiness Postgraduate Rankings since their inception. Adam Nelson explores why and what could alter the status quo in years to come.

T.Bettina Cornwell provides a snapshot into trending research within the field of sports management, on the topic of shared brand equity and its importance in sport sponsorship.

Career Highlights: Administrative manager, Tupi Football Club – Jan 2013 - May 2013 Predoctoral fellow, University of Vigo – Feb 2016 - Feb 2018 Sen

Career Highlights: Founder, Splendora Football League - Jan 2018 - Oct 2020 Sports Business and Management student - University of Liverpool Sep 2020 -Oct 2021

Career Highlights: MA, Sports Administration, University of North Carolina 2001 - 2002 Assistant ticketing manager, University of North Carolina – Jul 2001 - Jul 2003 A

Contract lecturer, Human Movement Science Department, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University – Jan ‘06 - Aug ‘09 Marketing consultant, Eastern Cape Academy of Sport – May ‘07 - Aug ‘09 FIFA Master

Career Highlights: Dallas Cowboys, executive vice president, business operations, 2017 – present, vice president of sales 2007 - 2017 L

The University of Liverpool’s MSc Sports Business and Management is a new entry to the top three in Europe. The programme, which is led by Dr.

The University of Vigo’s Master in Business Administration of Sport takes second place in Europe for 2023. The programme also rises from 21st globally in 2022 to 13th this year.

The FIFA Master, operated by the International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES), has once again been named as the number one ranked course in Europe

The University of North Carolina’s Masters in Sport Administration is a new arrival into the top three for 2023, both in the US and Globally.

The University of Ohio’s Master of Sports Administration degree takes second place in both North America and globally in the Postgraduate Rankings for a second consecutive year.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst’s MBA/MS Sport Management and MS Sport Management claims first place overall in the SportBusiness Postgraduate Rankins for the second consecutive year.

Career Highlights: Nielsen, various roles – Jul 2015 - August 2018 University of Massachusetts Amherst, graduate intern, Aug 2018 - May 2019 U

LaLiga Business School is branching out its offering as the groundbreaking educational department seeks to attract and develop new talents who can spearhead future growth in Spanish football and beyond.