Postgraduate MA

Sport Business

Take advantage of the exciting sport business management opportunities this growing industry offers nationally or globally.

Sport Business

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Distance Learning
  • Attendance


    Part-Time
  • Duration


    3 Years
  • Start date


    21 Sep 2020

Sport is now big business - changing lives, shaping communities and impacting on economies all over the world.

You could already be working in sport and looking to progress to a more senior management role, or it could be you’re motivated to seek a new and exciting career and are attracted by the options sport and commerce can provide in the UK and across the globe.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Gain an understanding of the industry and the business principles that underpin it
  • Gain real-world experience by working with industry partners in the Enterprise, Entrepreneurship & Sport module

This course has been designed to introduce you to the key principles and processes of sports business management, with the opportunity to customise your study to your individual needs and career aspirations through making considered assessment choices and, also, through the negotiated focus of the Major Independent Study.

Industry links
Guest lectures will bring you into contact with cutting-edge practitioners and professionals in the sports industry, inspiring your learning, enhancing your networks and boosting your career prospects.

Specialist facilities
Our university has outstanding sports facilities at both the Headingley Campus and the world famous Emerald Headingley Stadium, which is an international base for professional cricket, rugby league and rugby union teams. We enjoy fruitful partnerships with this famous sports arena, providing you with outstanding opportunities.

Why study Sport Business at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Designed to cater for both sports professionals and those looking for a change of career
  2. Develop an understanding of the industry and the business principles behind it
  3. Gain real-world experience of the sports business world through the Enterprise, Entrepreneurship & Sport module
  4. You will be among the first students to take advantage of the university’s new state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building
  5. Take advantage of our sport volunteering opportunities, which have previously included global events such as the Olympics, World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games

Carnegie School of Sport Heritage We have a long history in sports education stretching back to 1933 and the prestigious Carnegie College of Physical Training. Today, alumni of this college and its successor institutions are leaders in national and international sport.

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