• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Students will acquire organization and communication skills & tools to manage sports events, teams, federations and sports clubs, as they also have the possibility of networking with professionally active faculty members and guest speakers, who work and represent various sports organizations.

Over the course of this program students 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.
With a Bachelor (IBM) Sports Management specialization, graduates can aspire to work as:
  • Product Management Directors
  • Gameday Operations Managers
  • Public Relations Representatives
  • Business Analysts 
  • Athletic Directors
  • Sports Agents
  • Event Managers
  • Marketing Directors
  • Social Media Managers

Accreditation

Geneva Business School has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), the Association of Accredited Schools of Business International (AASBI) and EDUQUA. Geneva Business School has also strong ties with partner universities, enabling exchange programs

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

The program requires the successful completion of 180 credits (which represent, 1800 contact hours plus a total of 3600 study hours). Beyond the main Business modules offered within each major, students take specialization courses that constitute their major, in the Sports Management case, such courses are:

  • Introduction to Sports Management
  • Sports Organizations - Strategic Management
  • Media Relations & Communication in sport
  • The Business of Football
  • Sport in Consumer Culture
  • Sport and globalization
  • Emerging Technologies in the Sports Industry
  • International Sports Federations and Organizations
  • Sport Events and Facilities
  • Sports Industry Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship
  • Sports Marketing
  • Managing Talent in the Sports Industry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Swiss Maturité, International Baccalaureate of minimum 30 points, 3 A-levels, High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 70 or proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years.
  • Scanned copy of all required academic diplomas, transcripts and academic certificates obtained
  • A 500 word essay: What can you bring to the Geneva Business School community?
  • Photocopy of valid passport / National ID
  • 1 reference letter

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11460 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5730 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11460 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5730 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Application Fee: €150 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)

Administration Fee: € 1,900 (One time fee, refund of 80% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

Tuition per semester: € 5,730 (Total 3 year program / 6 semesters) (Refund of 100% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

TOTAL: € 36,430

Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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