MSc Management (Sport)

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Course Description

Are you looking to excel in a sporting industry which boasts global career opportunities?

The sport 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.

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.

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.


  • The programme may be completed in a single year, or in two years
  • Open to applicants with no existing experience of business or management related subjects
  • All modules are taught by our world-class faculty who have industrial and academic knowledge
  • Based in the £22 million School of Management building on the Bay campus
  • Business & Management Studies is ranked Top 150 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023

Entry Requirements

This is a conversion course targeted at students who do not have an undergraduate background in Business Management. Applicants from any undergraduate background will be considered.

To be eligible, you must attain a 2:2 in an undergraduate degree. 

Find out more


For fees and funding options, please visit website to find out more.

Programme Funding

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries for both taught and research courses to help you fund your study.

Student Destinations

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

Module Details

For module details please see here

Learn more about Swansea University

Where is Swansea University?

News stories


View Website

University Profile