Whenever you embark on a new challenge there are always a whole range of questions you need answers to. Below are some of the most frequently asked but if this doesn’t give you the answer you were looking for please just call or email us and we’ll be happy to help.
If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of your English language ability. Our minimum requirements are: IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL iBT® 90 or TOEFL paper-based test 577.
The course is part time and takes 2 years to complete. It starts in September of each year and runs through til June, starting the second year in September again.
Whilst much of the Masters degree is studied in your own time there is a requirement to attend MMU Business School for the taught element. These ‘Sessions’ are roughly every 6 weeks and are also an opportunity for you to meet and network with your co-delegates.
Yes it is just the same level as an MBA.
The course costs £17,500 for the two years or £8750 per year.
The University offers a bursary for 25% off fees to one student each year.
There is a £500 Govt bursary towards travel costs which takes only 5 minutes to apply for.
In addition there are some sports organisations that may offer a bursary towards your fees. If you are a member of the PFA for example they offer £3000. Other bursaries are available, please ask when you call
You can spread the cost across 4 payments in September and May of each year of the course.
There are a number of ways to fund the course and these include:
In 2014 24 people started the first ever MSD course. These delegates came from a range of backgrounds, primarily in sport.
The names you may recognise include Michael Appleton – Oxford UFC, Ashley Giles – Lancashire CCC, Sean O’Driscoll – England U21’s coach, Paul Treu – Rugby 7’s Director in Kenya, Steve Round – Football Manager and Becky Easton- Liverpool Womens’s FC