M.Sc. Sport Management (ENGLISH)

The sport industry requires its employees to have skills in analysis, evaluation, concept-making and, of course, excellent English language skills. Thus the language of instruction in this degree is English. The Sport Management degree programme provides its graduates with these skills by employing a research-oriented approach in its teaching. 

Target group

The target group consists of students that have completed a related undergraduate degree in, for instance, business administration, economics or sport management. Furthermore, work experience in sport business is beneficial for applicants. Applicants should be interested in gaining new theoretical, methodological, and practical skills to understand, and deal with the changing sport business industry. 

Degree aim and content

The study program’s objectives are 1) to establish a sound expertise based on current research problems, 2) to develop methodological and analytical competencies leading to a self-dependent amelioration of scientific knowledge focusing on research methods and strategies and 3) to attain key competencies for professional business with a central focus on international cooperations. 

Job perspectives

Graduates of the M.Sc. Sport Management are qualified for top-level management positions in all kinds of sport organisations. The program is geared specifically to provide students with
the demanding knowledge base to get ahead in sport business. Students can enter into leadership positions in sport management as well as in areas such as finance, human resources, strategy and development. They are also qualified for consulting as well as academic (e.g. Ph.D. degree) and commercial research. Completion of the M.Sc. in Sport Management entitles students to apply for a Ph.D. programme.

Study program, admission requirements and more

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Regular length of study
4 semesters

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Workload (ECTS)
120 credit points

Commencement of studies
Winter semester

Number of places
30 per year

Language of instruction

Semester fee of appr. 300 €

Application process

Module handbooks & other study documents

Further information

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