RIASA are pleased to officially announce that we are expanding our academy to offer a postgraduate degree in MA International Sports Business, taking in place in London and delivered by Richmond, The American International University in London. Building on the success of our undergraduate programme, the one-year master’s programme provides students with an opportunity to gain first-hand experience of sports business and football culture in the UK.
As with our undergraduate programme in Leeds, the new London programme will be the world’s only opportunity to earn a US-accredited Masters degree in MA International Sports Business with transferable credits alongside a high-level soccer development programme. However, a key difference is that the postgraduate course is available to males and females!
The world of sports is a dynamic, rewarding and growing industry in which to build your career. The U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics predicts that job growth in this field will grow faster than average up to 2024. Research carried out by Sports England demonstrates the gross value added (GVA) sports to the British economy is £20 Billion that sport-related jobs were approximately 2.3% of all employment in England in 2013 There are excellent opportunities for graduates to work internationally, as the sports business is a truly global industry.
Our one-year master’s programme in International Sports Business can help you develop your career. You will learn the latest practices and skills required for employment and you will also have the chance to get hands-on work experience in a three-month integrated internship in London. Our course offers improved career opportunities with the added bonus of experiencing the great city of London, the home of world renowned sporting organisations and clubs, and host city to many high profile sporting events.