What will I learn?

The demand for experts and specialists in sports management is high not only in the local arena but also internationally. The ever growing sports industry requires a large number of specialists in sports management. If you are into sports and you love the thrill of watching sports events, you could be part of the group that makes those moments happen.

Who should study Sports Management?

Students who are actively involved in sports during their school years and wish to continue in this area should know that there is a world of opportunity available for them after they complete school. Those who are involved in sports as athletes, or those always up to date with developments in sports are very suitable for this programme. Pursuing Sports Management programme can help them build their knowledge in this industry.

This programme is fully accredited by the MQA and our graduates are accepted by local and international universities.

What should I expect?

This programme prepares you to manage the business of sports. You will develop a thorough knowledge of the structure and functionality of the Malaysian sports industry including specific responsibilities and governance structure of organizations, rules and regulations governing sports, coaching standards, tournament hosting and scheduling, and sports sponsorship development.

What will I learn?

You will learn the practical, organizational, business, human resources and administrative skills needed to pursue a career in the industry. The course is designed with industry collaboration ensuring that it is current and relevant. The programme also includes field trips and industrial training.

You will undergo a 2-month industrial training where you will apply both theoretical and practical skills hands on. Our industrial training partners range from government to private organisations.

You will get the chance to be involved in all sorts of sports events such as Sukan Malaysia (SUKMA), Sukan Institusi Pengajian Tinggi (SUKIPT), Majlis Sukan IPTS Malaysia (MASISWA) and other sports tournaments held to represent the University. Through these events, students will indirectly gain experience and make contacts with people in the industry who can be useful for them in the future.

What will I do?

Our graduates can earn positions with a variety of sports institutions such as amateur or professional sports teams & organizations, community sports & recreation agencies, sports governing bodies, sports event management organizations, and within the sporting goods industry.

Career Choices

  • Sports Development Officer
  • Sports Programme Manager
  • Sports Operations Manager
  • Sports & Athlete Development Consultant
  • Sports Club Sports Coordinator
  • Health & Wellness Facilities Consultant

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Information and Human Sciences (FBIHS)

Study options

Full Time (2.5 years)

Tuition fees
RM 20,700 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected March 2021


Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)

Unipark Suria,

Jalan Ikram-Uniten,



43000, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry requirements may vary from country to country. Students have to complete High School Certificates or equivalent or successful completion of A-Level Certificates OR equivalent, Certificates/Diploma OR equivalent

TOEFL (PBT) score of 410 or TOEFL (IBT) score of 34; IELTS score of 5.0; Pearson Test In English (Academic) score of 36; Cambridge Placement Test (CEPT) grade B1


About this uni

IUKL is recognised professionally by various international bodies such as the Board of Engineers Malaysia, Board of Architects Malaysia and CISCO.

  • IUKL is the first infrastructure university in Malaysia
  • Offers pathways to top universities in the UK and Australia
  • Professionally recognized by international bodies
  • Many of its lecturers are industry-experts