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International Sport Management (Online) - MSc

Designed for those with aspirations towards senior management positions within football and sport, this unique programme allows students to study a Masters degree online, with start dates available in January, May and September.

A first for UCFB, students now have the opportunity to study UCFB’s esteemed MSc International Sport Management programme, usually taught on campus, in a full, online delivery format.

The programme has been developed for those with aspirations towards senior management positions within the core functional departments of football and sport.

UCFB’s unique MSc International Sport Management (Online) provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders. This pioneering programme has been developed as a transformational journey suited for graduates of all disciplines, as well as for current professionals working within various sectors of the football and sports industry, for example in management, marketing or operations.

Graduates of the MSc Sport Management (Online) programme will be awarded degrees by our esteemed academic partner institution, Bucks New University.


The order in which these modules are taught is dependent on which intake you begin your studies and whether you choose the full-time or part-time degree option.

  • Financial and Human Capital Management
  • Leadership and Influence in Sport
  • Sustainable Stadium and Event Management
  • Global Strategic Sports Marketing Management
  • Corporate Strategy in a Sporting Context
  • Globalisation of Sport Management
  • Research Methods and Dissertation (Preparation)
  • Dissertation (Completion)

Career prospects

The specificity of sport, with its high media coverage and numerous stakeholders, requires managers to have uniquely honed business skills and an in-depth knowledge of the principles of sport management.

The programme has been developed for those with aspirations towards senior management positions within the core functional departments of the sport management industry, spanning business development, marketing, finance, operations and media.

The international elements of this degree provide students with the skills and experience to progress in a multi-billion-pound global industry.

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UCFB Global Study Hubs

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Visit the International Sport Management (Online) - MSc page on the UCFB website for more details!





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