The World Academy of Sport (WAoS) delivers learning programmes for sports and event participants - athletes, managers, administrators, officials and coaches - through a series of tailored educational programmes.
Postgraduate Certificate in International Sports Management

The Postgraduate Certificate in International Sports Management aims to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the latest sport management strategies and develop the skills needed for the professional management of organisations and projects within the dynamic sport industry.

This online programme has been created in collaboration with the University of London, the awarding body, which has a world class reputation of teaching, innovation and research, spanning a 160 year period.

Programme fees

The programme fee for this online course is £3500. Please contact Laura Elliott for further details at

Further details:

September 2020 intake

Applications open:  15 June 2020

Registration opens:  05 August 2020

Applications close:  31 August 2020

Registration closes:  07 September 2020

If you are interested, please contact Laura Elliott, Manager, Academic Services, at

Benefits of attending
  • Develop high-potential managers capable of assuming leadership positions in the next five to ten years.
  • Gain ideas and networks across sports.
  • Flexible workshop teaching options.
  • Who should attend?
  • Middle/senior managers in sporting organisations wanting to broaden their experience.
  • Newer recruits considered as potential ‘highflyers’.
  • Those who wish to enter the sports industry.
  • Programme outline
    Upon completion, the teachings of the certificate will enable students to:
  • critically engage with and apply a range of management functions including strategic planning, marketing, finance and events and facilities management.
  • Plan and undertake systematic research into sport-related business and management issues, making selective and critical use of a range of business data, research sources and appropriate methodologies.
  • Take a critical international and professional perspective that is demonstrably informed by knowledge and expertise in issues including the relations between sport and businesses, societies and the environment.
  • The course is online and therefore flexible in its mode of study, whereby students can complete the PG Certificate in a minimum of one academic year up to a maximum of five years.

    This programme is being delivered as follows:
    PGC in Sport Management - London - 2015
    16 November - 5 February 2016
    PGC in Sport Management - London - 2014
    15 September - 5 December 2014
    PGC in Sport Management - London - 2013
    17 September - 5 December 2013
    PGC in Sport Management - London - 2012
    29 January - 7 February 2013