The Official Master’s Degree in Sport Management, among the best in Spain

October 5, 2021

The Official Master’s Degree in Sport Management, among the best in Spain

The UAB and Johan Cruyff Institute place their Official Master’s Degree in Sport Management in the top 5 of the 250 best master’s degree programs in Spain, according to the prestigious El Mundo ranking

The Official Master’s Degree in Sport Management jointly offered by the UAB (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and Johan Cruyff Institute is among the Spanish elite in terms of university education. This has been announced by the newspaper El Mundo in its 2021 ranking, a unique annual guide in the Spanish press that includes the best 250 master’s degrees selected from more than 1,000 programs. Johan Cruyff Institute and the UAB have placed their master’s degree in fourth position in the business section, and it is also the only one specifically dedicated to sport management.

The exhaustive analysis gathers the opinion of more than 800 experts in the field, teaching staff, current and former students, and heads of companies that collaborate with the university degrees. To qualify for the ranking, candidate programs must meet 25 criteria related to the demand for the master’s degree, the human resources used in teaching, the syllabus, the results (dropout and success rates) and the material resources (use of new technologies and specialized spaces).

In this report, El Mundo includes a ranking of 50 specializations and the five best institutions offering them. The Official Master’s Degree in Sport Management is in its sixth edition this year. It is linked to the university’s Faculty of Economics and Business and is taught on-campus, blended and online, and in two languages, Spanish and English.

The master’s degree is mainly aimed at students trained in physical activity and sport sciences, business administration and management, economics, marketing, tourism or communication. Among the expected professional opportunities are the following: administration and management of companies in the sports sector, the management of clubs, the management of events and sports facilities, the management of marketing and sponsorship programs and the creation of companies in the sports sector.


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The main objective of the Official Master’s Degree in Sport Management is to guide you in your development as an integrated sport management professional and train you in the use of management tools to recognize business opportunities, establish strategies, anticipate changes, optimize resources and analyze information with sound judgement.

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