Program Details

Sports Management gives you a 360-degree perspective of the industry, including media, technology, and event planning. You will network, attend top events, and graduate ready to take on the sector
Location:
Barcelona, Spain
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Sports Management, Sports Management, Sports Management

Program Overview

Program Description:

The Master of International Management with a specialization in Sports Management gives students a 360-degree perspective of the sports industry, including the media, technological advances, and event planning. Students make key connections, attend the industry’s top events, and graduate ready to take on the sports industry. On this course, you will:

  • Develop the communication and technical skills required to become an effective industry professional
  • Gain insight into practical business planning and management
  • Learn how to efficiently plan sporting events
  • Manage team organization, merchandising, and marketing

Program

The master’s program requires the successful completion of 90 ECTS credits. The program format consists of unique business, management, and finance courses that will extend and deepen your understanding of and experience in business along with courses that specialize in sports and a final project. 

The breakdown of the program is as follows: 11 core courses (44 ECTS); a consultancy project (4 ECTS); participation in a practical and competitive business simulation (4 ECTS); 5 courses in your chosen area of sports (20 ECTS); and a business project which can be an industry report, a problem-solving case, or a business plan (18 ECTS).

FACTS

  • Duration: 1.5 years / 3 semesters
  • Evening Learning: Yes
  • Credits: 90 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Intakes: February and September
  • Degree Awarded: Master of International Management with a specialization in Sports Management
  • Internships: We offer support and guidance for internships and business ventures as part of our mission to prepare students for the world of work
  • Locations:  Geneva Campus,  Barcelona & Madrid Campus

Admission Criteria for Master’s Programs

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a related field

  • IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 74 / DET 105-110 (official English exam results) or proof of studying previously in an English-speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years

  • A scanned copy of all required academic diplomas, transcripts, and academic certificates

  • A 500-word written response to a business case study

  • An interview with a representative from the academic team on their chosen campus. The candidate’s response to the case study will be discussed in the interview.

  • Photocopy of valid passport / national ID

  • Resume/CV 

  • 1 reference letter from a former academic institution

 

FEES

Geneva Campus

Application Fee: EUR 150 (non-refundable, paid upon application)
Administration Fee: CHF 3,000 (one-time fee, 80% refund if the entry visa or residence permit is refused by the visa authorities)
Tuition per semester: CHF 10,250 (1.5-year / 3-semester program) (100% refund if the entry visa or residence permit is refused by the visa authorities)

Barcelona Campus

Application Fee: EUR 150 (non-refundable, paid upon application)
Administration Fee: EUR 1,900 (one-time fee, 80% refund if the entry visa or residence permit is refused by the visa authorities)
Tuition per semester: EUR 5,450 (1.5-year / 3-semester program) (100% refund if the entry visa or residence permit is refused by the visa authorities)

Cost:
Geneva Campus Application Fee: EUR 150 (non-refundable, paid upon application) Administration Fee: CHF 3,000 Tuition per semester: CHF 12,450 (6 semester program) Barcelona & Madrid Campus Application Fee: EUR 150 (non-refundable, paid upon application) Administration Fee: EUR 1,900 Tuition per semester: EUR 5,450 (6 semester program)

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
The four main accreditations Geneva Business School holds are from IACBE, AASBI, CHEA and EDUQUA. 
Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a related field IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 74 / DET 105-110 (official English exam results) or proof of studying previously in an English-speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years A scanned copy of all required academic diplomas, transcripts, and academic certificates A 500-word written response to a business case study An interview with a representative from the academic team on their chosen campus. The candidate’s response to the case study will be discussed in the interview. Photocopy of valid passport / national ID Resume/CV 1 reference letter from a former academic institution

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