Manchester Metropolitan University: Master of Sports Directorship (MSD)

InstitutionManchester Metropolitan University View institution profile
Department Business and Management Studies View department profile
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For the first time, you can now gain a fully accredited Master's degree that qualifies you for one of the most important roles in modern sport. The Master of Sport Directorship (MSD) is a two year, part-time course that teaches a unique curriculum tailored to meet the real demands of leading sporting organisations.

Covering sports leadership and personal development, enabling high performance, masterminding innovation and change, sport governance and best practice in addition to a research dissertation, the course provides unrivalled preparation for the role of Sport Director, alongside a diverse range of hands-on, extra-curricular activities.

Exclusive to the Master of Sport Directorship is the study of neuroscience and its application as a performance management tool, harnessing the power of the mind to enable and enhance achievement in sporting and business arenas.

Designed to fit on-campus and remote study around work commitments, the Master of Sport Directorship equips sports and business professionals with all the skills and practical experience needed to take their next career step with confidence.


Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Metropolitan Business School

We have been supporting industry and commerce in the city since 1889. Today we offer undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees as well as professional qualifications.

Manchester Metropolitan Business School is based in a modern, award-winning building located in the centre of Manchester, which boasts the second largest Chinatown in the UK . Prestigious AACSB and AMBA accreditations place us among an elite group of business schools worldwide.

Our university is home to 38,600 students, with 8,000 students studying in our Business and Law schools.

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