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What will I learn?

Degree overview

The Global Institute of Sport's (GIS) unique MSc International Sport Management 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 sport industry, for example in management, marketing or operations.

Together with the University of East London, we are taking the opportunity to review and reinvigorate our curriculum. While at present we cannot confirm specific details of our new modules before they have been confirmed at a validation event, we are able to confirm that the new curriculum will:

Be enhanced to align you with the future needs of the global sports industry; support you to develop skills that reflect the highest standards required to enter and develop a career within the sports industry; provide the knowledge to enable you to develop leadership skills to enhance our future employability; enable you to learn and apply knowledge from high profile global industry leaders to enhance your global insight and develop cultural awareness

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.

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£16,450.00 (US$ 17,825) per year
The mentioned fee is for 2021/22 year entry. There might be a slight increase in 2022/23 year entry.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2022


UCFB Wembley

Wembley Stadium,



HA9 0WS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must hold Bachelors Degree with a CGPA of 3.0/4 or above. CGPA requirements may vary depending on the degree chosen and the prestige of the institution.

For international students

You will have a Bachelor’s degree with 2:1 classification or an international equivalent. Applicants will be expected to participate in and pass an Academic led interview with senior members of the UCFB team, as well submitting an outstanding personal statement and highly supportive academic and professional references. Interviews can be held over Skype or at our UCFB Wembley campus, successful applicants will be invited to attend one of our interview sessions following a review of their application. International students that require an IELTS must have an overall IELTS score of 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening, or recognised equivalent). Relevant academic experience in business, marketing or sport is desirable.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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