Swansea University - Management (Sport), MSc

Swansea University

Management (Sport), MSc

The sports industry is a rapidly growing business and needs people with well-rounded skillsets who can apply their knowledge of sport to the business side of the industry. Providing a grounding in key management principles and how to apply them in the context of the sporting world, the MSc Management (Sport) at Swansea equips you with vital skills and knowledge essential for the next generation of sports organisation leaders. 

Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence, the course is open to students from any discipline who would like to work in business or management. Upon successful completion of the relevant mapped modules within the MSc Management you will qualify for CMI’s Level seven Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership. 

Entry Requirements

Students must attain a 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in an undergraduate degree. Any degree subject will be considered.

We consider all applications on their merits and will look at each individual case before making an offer so students who fall slightly short of the entry criteria should still apply to the School of Management.

Non-native English speakers must achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no component less than 5.5. If you have studied an undergraduate degree taught through the medium of English, you may be exempt from this requirement 

Career Prospects

Your Management (Sport) programme, with its CMI accreditation, will give you the opportunities to work across a wide range of sectors and thrive within this competitive market.

We have an excellent track record of placing our graduates with major multinational companies.

Your next step could lie in any of these roles:

  • Sports Ethics Manager
  • Governance Officer
  • Policy Maker
  • Management Consultant

Course Details

Our programme focuses on the management of sport, including key duties of sports organisations to employees and stakeholders as well as regulations concerning critical issues such as safeguarding, inclusion, anti-doping and event manipulation. You will also critically evaluate core ethical and integrity issues in sport and how to practice good governance, nationally and internationally, from a theoretically informed and practice-relevant standpoint. 

Year 1 (Level 7T)

Business Project Foundations
Sports Law
Managing Sports Integrity and Governance
Business Project
Managing Financial Resources
Human Resource Management
Marketing Management
Operations Management

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