Sports Business and Management (MSc, PG Cert, PG Dip)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc, PG Cert, PG Dip

How long you will study
30 Months

Domestic course fees
GBP 18000 per total

How you will study
part-time, online

Course starts
June, August, October

International course fees
GBP 18000 per total

All study options

About Sports Business and Management at University of Liverpool Online Programmes

Develop your management skills while simultaneously building your confidence to successfully work within the global business of sport with this part-time, fully online Sports Business and Management MSc from the University of Liverpool

Designed by leading academics at the University of Liverpool’s AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS accredited Management School, this programme is designed to develop your skills and knowledge in the range of business and management disciplines that underpin the global sports industry, enabling you to work effectively in a range of roles within this exciting and dynamic industry.  

Is this the right course for you?  

On this programme you will be able to learn how to critically analyse sports organisations’ policies and practices within the dynamic sports business environment, empowering you to make evidence-based decisions. You will also be encouraged to develop as a reflective leader, capable of making a key contribution to support sustainable sports organisations.  

In addition, you will gain insight from the University of Liverpool’s network of experts who are experienced in working with community-level, national and international sports organisations, in football, horse racing, rugby and many more.  

Through this programme, you will:  

  • Focus on management skills. The programme was developed in partnership with the University of Liverpool’s AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS accredited management school.  
  • Take part in a collaborative and active learning approach. You will undertake authentic assessments, encouraging you to apply theory to practice and look at real-world issues, cultivating curiosity and creativity as well as a range of management skills.  
  • Network with Liverpool’s global community. You will be able to gather insight and experience from our network of global sport experts in elite and grass roots sport including football, horse racing, cricket, and rugby. 

Download a prospectus or visit our website for more details on this programme, including module information. 

Learn from industry experts.  

This online programme is run by the Management School at the historic University of Liverpool, established in 1881 and one of the founding Russell Group members. We have offered online management degrees since 2001 and part of an elite group of worldwide institutes to be triple-accredited, holding AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. Our vision is to be a globally connected Management School, with our transformative research and teaching, placing us at the forefront of influential knowledge leadership. 

Enhance your career opportunities. 

After completing this programme, you will be able to progress into management roles within the sports business sector, you will learn from experts from within the sporting industry and will have the opportunity to enhance your employability within the global sports business sector.  

Alongside the subject-specific knowledge, you will gain during the programme, this programme will also develop professional skills such as communication, teamwork, critical thinking, and research. These will enhance your CV, allowing you to improve your career prospects and access more senior roles. 

Download a prospectus for more details on the career support you will receive as a University of Liverpool student. 

Learn online anytime, anywhere. 

Get the University of Liverpool experience wherever you are in the world. This online course features interactive classes and regular contact with staff and fellow students across the globe. Teaching is delivered through our state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), which provides students with access to all resources required for interactive study online. On this platform, you will be encouraged to work collaboratively with classmates and actively read around your topic through our comprehensive library of eBooks and journals.  

Assessment is exclusively through online assignments rather than examinations. You will be assessed through a range of activities, including written assignments, discussion forum participation and journal entries.  

Love what you've read so far? 

Download a prospectus or visit our website for more information on this programme. Alternatively, you can contact one of our admission advisers to get your questions answered. 

One of the best ways to see if the programme is right for you is to join one of our regular virtual events where you will be introduced to our range of online programmes, our online learning facilities, and Q&A’s with staff to help you make the best decision about the future of your education.  

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMSc, PG Cert, PG DipHow you will studyPart-time, OnlineHow long you will study30 months
    Course startsJune, August, OctoberDomestic course feesGBP 18000 per totalInternational course feesGBP 18000 per total

Notes about fees for this course

Full tuition fee – £18,000* (2020/2021 academic year)

  • The tuition fee is fully inclusive of all costs: teaching materials, core textbooks, assessments and resits.
  • If you live in England, you may be eligible for a postgraduate loan to cover some of the costs of your degree. If you are not eligible for a student loan, you will be offered a simple monthly payment plan to spread the cost of your tuition over the duration of your studies.
  • You will receive a 5% discount if you choose to pay the full tuition fee upfront.
  • Scholarships of up to 15% of your tuition fee are available. For more details speak to the University of Liverpool Online Programmes admission team.

*All tuition fees shown are net of any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where we are required to add sales tax at the local statutory rate, this will be added to the tuition fees shown and confirmed during the payment process.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have either:

  • A minimum of a 2:1 class degree in in an appropriate subject, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree; or
  • Professional work experience in a related field and/or other prior qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

All applicants are required to provide evidence they have reached a minimum required standard of English language.

What students think about University of Liverpool Online Programmes

    Peter Van Den Plas, Netherlands

    The best experience while studying at the University of Liverpool online was studying with people all over the world. Just studying for the master's at the University of Liverpool opened new opportunities for my career.

    Samuel Bitariho, Burundi

    The University of Liverpool is one of the best and most recognised institutions in the World. To study online at the University of Liverpool gave me socially a positive consideration in my organisation but also in my country. My best experience while studying my course was the way they welcome people, the good work environment, students’ and lecturers’ interaction. Apart from the knowledge I got during my course, after getting my master's degree, many things have changed in my career especially in terms of job position, responsibilities and promotion.

    Jasbir Virdi, Canada

    I did my studying online. However, I made some great contacts with both students and professors from all over the world who are still in contact. This happened during classroom discussions and group assignments. The master's degree has given me extra confidence to excel in my career.

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