The course combines academic theory and practical application through its teaching staff which includes university professors and specialised sporting practitioners.
The programme aims:
- To deliver the best Masters level education in the area of Management, Law and Humanities of Sport.
- To produce a new generation of managers in tune with the rapidly changing world of modern sport, who will be sufficiently flexible to adapt to change and sufficiently visionary to anticipate it.
- To provide postgraduates with an understanding of the social and cultural aspects of sports world wide and the management skills necessary for work in a global sports environment.
- To advance postgraduates' skills in collaborative and independent learning.
- To provide postgraduates with the necessary tools -network of contacts, career plan, etc.- to maximise their chances of finding work in the sports job market.
By the end of the course, the FIFA Master postgraduates will have:
- Acquired up to date information on cultural, economic and legal aspects of sport in the modern world.
- Networked within the sports industry.
- Developed the capacity to work within a team, become self starting and flexible.
- Learned research skills relevant to a career in sports business administration.
- Become aware of ethical issues and cultural persity in sport.
- Developed management and administrative skills required for many positions in the sports industry.
- Grasped the essentials of the legal frameworks within which the sports administrator operates.