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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Collegiate Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Attain the knowledge, skills and attributes required for a professional career in sport.
  • Work with world-class sports organisations on an industry-based project.
  • Undertake an optional 12 weeks of industry placement.
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the core aspects of sports business and finance.
  • Benefit from the experience of tutors with substantial industry, research and consultancy experience.

This course builds upon your existing experience or qualifications in equipping you for an exciting career in sport. You'll learn the ins and outs of this ever-growing industry, gaining the contacts, skills and credentials that you need to make an impact in it.

How you learn

On this course, you will develop employability skills alongside detailed knowledge of the global sports industry. You will learn to identify and develop creative solutions for major clients, gain practical experience through optional industry placements and attain a sound theoretical grounding under tutelage from experienced specialists in world-class facilities. You will also have access to an employability adviser who will assist you with one-to-one sessions on application writing, preparation for interview, CV development and individually tailored career guidance.

You learn through

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • workshops
  • research projects for major clients
  • optional industry placements
  • independent learning

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • regional, national and international sporting bodies
  • local authority and voluntary sector sport
  • sporting clubs sport leagues
  • major venues and facilities
  • event management organisations
  • sports consultancies
  • player-agent organisations
  • sport related government agencies
  • sponsorship procurement.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,070overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

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