Postgraduate study2016

MSc

Sport Business Innovation

Loughborough University London

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time or up to 4 years part-time

This programme has a focus on innovation and enterprise which are core skills in the world of sport business. It allows you to recognise the link between theory and practice to improve your management skills.

MSc

Sport Business Innovation

Loughborough University London

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time or up to 4 years part-time

This programme has a focus on innovation and enterprise which are core skills in the world of sport business. It allows you to recognise the link between theory and practice to improve your management skills.

Programme information

This programme provides you with opportunities to undertake applied research to develop innovative solutions to solve real problems confronting sport businesses. The programme complements the successful MSc Sport Management programme that for over 20 years has guided Loughborough postgraduate students in understanding the complexities of the global sport business sector and developing the contemporary management practices to provide them with a competitive advantage in the business of sport.

Core study areas include: sports markets and industries; managing service quality in the sports industries; sports management theory and practice; innovation management; collaborative project; strategy and planning; understanding business failure; an individual project (which can be a dissertation, or business plan or placement project).

Optional study areas include: entrepreneurship; funding; leadership models and practices: applications to a sport context.

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a combination of written assignments, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to your choices, there may also be exams.

Entry qualification

Upper second class degree or equivalent from a wide range of subjects/disciplines.

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.

Careers and further study

An MSc in Sport Business and Innovation prepares you for numerous career paths in the fields of sport, business and business innovation. Opportunities may include careers in commercial sporting organisations, international governing bodies of sport, government, the not for profit sector, as well as the skills required to establish your own sport enterprise business.

Programme modules

Core Modules

  • Individual Project, Dissertation, Business Plan or Placement
  • Innovation Management
  • Collaborative Project
  • Sports Markets and Industries
  • Managing Service Quality in the Sports Industries
  • Research Methods for Sport Management
  • Sports Management Theory and Practice
  • Understanding Business Failure
  • Strategy and Planning

 Optional Modules

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Funding
  • Leadership Models and Practices: Applications to a Sport Context

Apply now

We are delighted that you are considering Loughborough University in London as your postgraduate destination.

We have a long tradition of producing graduates who are highly sought after by employers.

All applications for postgraduate degrees should be made online. For further advice and guidance on how to make a successful application, and access to the Application Portal please visit www.lboro.ac.uk/study/apply/postgraduate/