Institute for Sport Business
Loughborough University has an outstanding reputation for developing the world’s leading graduates in sport business. The Institute for Sport Business works to continue Loughborough’s legacy alongside the legacy of the London 2021 Olympic Games by delivering a dynamic and innovative range of contemporary programmes to deliver excellence across the sport business sector.
Sport Business at Loughborough
The Institute for Sport Business incorporates an internationally recognised faculty of academics with research and teaching expertise in the business of sport. The Institute seeks to deliver world-leading research with a real-world impact in an era of significant social, economic and technological change.
In addition to our exciting range of taught programmes, there are also a variety of funded and unfunded opportunities to join the Institute for Sport Business as a doctoral researcher. You can develop your own unique research proposal or browse our current list of PhD opportunities – either way, we’d love to hear from you.
Research and teaching
The Institute for Sport Business includes an interdisciplinary, research-led team, incorporating internationally recognised researchers interested in the business of sport.
The Institute seeks to deliver research with a real-world impact in an era of significant social, economic and technological change. Recent research has examined the rapid growth in the business of sport, as well as leadership, change, and culture, consumer engagement, digital technologies in sport, and social responsibility and innovation.
Links with industry
The Institute is proud to partner with a number of London-based leaders in sport, including BT Sport, CSM Strategic, West Ham United Foundation, Global Sports, Chelsea Football Club, the Sport Industry Group, Two Circles, Foundation for Leadership through Sport, the Sport Technology Awards, Mill Harbour Marketing and Octagon.
Based on our London campus, you will have access to all the facilities within our building, plus opportunities to learn outside the campus throughout your studies with us.
London is rapidly becoming the world’s leading hub for sport business and is the ideal location for students to expand their knowledge, expertise and networks.
Loughborough University London is surrounded by key influencers and innovators in the field of sport, including BT Sport, the Olympic Legacy Corporation and West Ham United Football Club.