Management Studies courses

De Montfort University

Management, Law And Humanities Of Sport MA in De Montfort University

  • Duration : 1 Year
  • Intake : Sep
  • Level : Postgraduate
  • Tuition & fees : £ 14,250 Per Year
  • IELTS : 0.0
  • TOEFL : 0
  • PTE : 0

About Management, Law And Humanities Of Sport MA in De Montfort University

This International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport has grown to become one of the most respected programmes in the world that is focused on developing all-round managers for international sports business. It has been ranked the number one postgraduate sports management course in Europe a record eight times by SportBusiness International.

The course is composed of four distinct modules which are taught across three of Europe’s leading institutions in this specialism.

The first module is taught by the International Centre for Sports History and Culture here at DMU, which is the only centre of its kind in the world. The second module is taught at the SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan, one of Europe’s most prestigious business schools. The third module is taught at the Université de Neuchâtel, one of the top law schools in Switzerland.

The fourth and final part of the course also takes place at the University of Neuchâtel, and involves working in small groups on a chosen topic, considering it from all angles, and then preparing and completing a joint project.

Course lecturers are some of the leading authorities in the study of sport and guest lecturers include speakers from top organisations in the world sport. This course has an excellent record of students finding jobs in sports management across leading global sporting organisations such as FIFA, IOC, UEFA, AFC, CAF and F1. The dynamic and thriving alumni association provides a valuable network both during and after the course.

Key features

  • The CIES International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport was ranked the best sports management course in Europe by SportBusiness International in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. It is the first and only course to receive this top award on eight separate occasions.
  • The course offers excellent opportunities to meet top executives from high-level international sports federations, clubs, agencies and organising committees, enabling you to build your network of contacts, which is key to a successful career in sport.
  • You will learn from an expert and international teaching team, who are all research active in their specific area of specialism.
  • You will benefit from studying at three different European university campuses and from studying with students from more than 20 different countries.
  • The course includes a comprehensive field visit programme to organisations such as the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, AC Milan football club, International Olympic Committee, FIFA and UEFA.
  • Former patrons have included Lord Coe, Alexander Popov, Sir Bobby Charlton, Nawal El Moutawakel and Jonathan Edwards CBE.
  • As a graduate you will becomes a member of the FIFA Master Alumni Association, which provides a diverse and invaluable network of connections to support you in reaching your career goals.

Typical entry requirements 

You should have a good honours degree or equivalent and a high level of fluency in written and spoken English. You are expected to have at least two to three years’ work experience. 


A proven interest or involvement in sport, previous professional experience, good motivation and reason for doing the course, and an international outlook will also be taken into consideration. For more information go to 

De Montfort University Highlights

Type of Institution Public
Campus Setting Urban
Endowment £1.17 million
Number of Campuses 4 faculties
Number/Percentage of International Students 23205
Total number of Professors 3240
Student Satisfaction Rate 86%
Graduate Job Rate 97.3%
Number of Residence Vacancy Around 3000
International fee Undergraduates- £13240 (annual) Postgraduates- £15950 (annual)
Number of Academic Programs UG, PG, Part time, distance, blended
Mode of Program Full time, distance and online
Average Graduate Salary 19800 pounds a year

De Montfort University The tuition fee (In GBP) for various programs is tabulated below:De Montfort University Average Cost

Field of Study Avg.Fees
Art, Design and Humanities: £13,750
Business and Law £13,750-£14,550
Media £13,750 - £14,250
Engineering £14,250
Computing £14,250
Health and Life Sciences £13,250 - £14,250
Nursing BSc £14,950

De Montfort University The Average Tuition Fees and Other Expenses

Expenses Estimated cost in pounds
Undergraduate tuition fee 13,250- 14950
Postgraduate tuition fee 13600-15,900
On campus accommodation 5,000-6040
Average cost of living 97-110 per week

DMU International Scholarship up to 1500 pounds

  • TEF Gold Outstanding Alumni Scholarship up to 3000 pounds
  •  Leicester Castle Business School Scholarships:
  1. Global MBA Scholarship £3,000 - £5,000
  2. Full Postgraduate Scholarship
  • LGBTQ + Allies Scholarship-two fully funded post graduate taught scholarship packages including full fee weaver and maintenance bursary.
  • Vice Chancellor's Sports Scholarship- three different scholarship packages are available with eligible students being awarded up to 6000 pounds of support.

Know more about Studying in UK

Tuition Fees in UK (1st Year Average) MS: £17276 | MBA: £17276 | BE/Btech: £16632 | BBA: £15130 | BSc: £16632 | MFin: £19000 | MA: £15560 | MIM: £18241 | MEM: £16950 | MArch: £14271 | BHM: £12662 | MIS: £15344 | MEng: £12876 | MBBS: £28865| MPharm: £15452
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in UK £850 to £1,050 a month
Entrance Exams in UK TOEFL: 88 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 59 | GMAT: 590
Work and Study in UK Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in UK 2 Year after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in UK £348
Student Visa in UK Your nationality, duration of your stay and purpose of your stay are the three essential factors for UK visa. For Non-EU students UK visa is mandatory.
Intakes in UK There are mainly two intakes in UK: January/February & September/October.
Top Job Sectors in UK IT Engineering, Product Design, Mobile Development, Designers, Logistics, etc.
Economy in UK Growth Rate: 1.3% (2018) 1.4% (2019) 1.4% (2020e), 6th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

£ 14,250

Hostel & Meals :

£ 6,384


£ 20,634