University of Portsmouth: Sports Management

InstitutionUniversity of Portsmouth View institution profile
Department Faculty of Science
Telephone 023 9284 5566
Study type Taught


If you're keen to take your career in sport further, getting a Master's qualification in Sports Management can add valuable expertise and skills to your portfolio that will help you lead, plan and deliver results in the industry.

On this MSc Sports Management degree course, you'll learn the theory and practice of sports management and build on your knowledge and understanding of sports science. You'll develop your leadership skills from a sports management context too.

And once you graduate, you'll have all the tools you need for a career in sports management and associated health and fitness industries.

**What you'll experience**
On this course, you'll:
- Develop skills in people management and leadership

- Study topics such as the Sports Business Industry, and The Principles, Practice and Governance in Management

- Carry out research investigating issues within the sports management sector

- Have access to our library's electronic resources 24/7, including thousands of ejournals and newspapers

- Learn in our biomechanics, physiology, psychology and kinanthropometry labs, with professional facilities including:

- 3 climatic chambers for manipulating temperature, humidity and altitude

- an immersion pool

- a swimming flume

- an automated tracking system

- visual 3D software

**Careers and opportunities**
It's estimated that the global sports industry is worth over £110 billion, and it's growing. When you graduate, you'll be qualified for a career in areas such as teaching, sports development, and the health and fitness sectors.

**What can you do with a Sports Management degree?**
Our previous graduates have gone on to work for organisations including:
- National governing bodies

- Sports agencies

- Local authorities

- UK Sport


- Primary care trusts

- County Sports Partnership

We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.


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Portsmouth is a place for people who want to make a difference. We’re intent on discovery and our excellent research makes an impact, not just in the UK, but on the world. With over 200 postgraduate degrees to choose from, The University is a place where you’ll be encouraged to find your niche, and be supported to go beyond what you thought possible ...

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