Postgraduate study2016

MSc

Sports Digital and Media Technologies

Loughborough University London

Year of entry: 2016

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

You will develop a critical understanding of how technology is impacting on sport in particular the growing sport digital and media sectors. Sport is embracing digital technologies to improve performance and business practice.

MSc

Sports Digital and Media Technologies

Loughborough University London

Year of entry: 2016

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

You will develop a critical understanding of how technology is impacting on sport in particular the growing sport digital and media sectors. Sport is embracing digital technologies to improve performance and business practice.

Programme information

The sports media provide valuable content and audiences for broadcasters, companies and sponsors. Thus understanding the importance of how technology,particularly new digital and media technologies, is shaping the business of sport is essential for future sport business professionals and entrepreneurs. New technological applications in the business of sport requires graduates with new knowledge and skills to navigate this new sporting environment.

Core study areas include: digital sport media and marketing; digital sport technologies and their application; sport media analytics; the practice of social media; collaborative project; introduction to mobile internet and media clouds; advanced 3D user environments.

Optional study areas include: innovation management; entrepreneurship; internet of things & applications; fundamentals of multimedia signals and processing.

Assessment

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

Entry qualification

Minimum of a higher second class honours degree or equivalent in a wide range of subjects. In exceptional circumstances an applicant may be admitted to the degree who does not possess the requirements mentioned, but who has substantial relevant work experience

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

This programme will provide you with knowledge of the technologies driving sport digital and media development, and other related activities. You will have the opportunity to develop advanced networking skills and will work in collaboration with others in order to compete in today’s global sport business environment.

Programme modules

Core Modules

  • Individual Project, Dissertation, Business Plan or Placement Collaborative Project
  • Advanced 3D User Environments
  • Introduction to Mobile Internet and Media Clouds
  • The Practice of Social Media
  • Digital Sport Media and Marketing
  • Digital Sport Technologies and their Application
  • Sport Media Analytics
  • Collaborative Project

 Optional Modules

  • Innovation Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fundamentals of Multimedia Signals and Processing
  • Internet of Things and Applications

For more module information, please visit the London website

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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.

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