Sport Industry Management - MRU

Sport Industry Management

Field of study Management
National Code 6211LX070
Degree awarded Master of Business Management
Duration 1,5 years
Language English
Tuition fee €4294 per one academic year (2023-2024)

Is sport an important component of Your life? Do you believe in sports industry is taking more important part in our daily routine? Have you been thinking about an investment that can be done within sports industry? Or maybe you already work in sport and physical activity sector and strive for higher qualification? 

If at least one of the above questions received a positive answer, master degree in Sport Industry Management is definitely worth your consideration. Become an expert in sports industry management and integrate yourself in local / regional / national / international sporting bodies, sports clubs, various leagues, sport consultancies or sport event’s management organizations and so much more.

Study in Lithuania, in a green University campus with high quality sports facilities free of charge to use just 5 minutes from the student house – fitness classes, sport events and much more. Challenge yourself! Take your business studies in English and become a true international expert on sports industry management. To take full advantage of this course, you will be required to know English at B2 level.

Join one of the most forward-looking study programmes among all universities in Lithuania and gain an edge in the new competitive sport and physical activity market. In 1,5 years, receive your master degree in the field of management. You will also be awarded 90 ECTS credits for your future studies. After completing your degree, you will be able to apply your knowledge in public, voluntary and private sports sectors, sport clubs/leagues, sporting bodies, sport consultancies and etc.

Get your degree in Europe, in one of the best universities of in Lithuania, where education can be affordable to everyone. At MRU, you will find a low tuition fee, making this master degree even more enticing. We also have scholarships for master studies available at our university. You can find more information on scholarships available here.  

Check out more information on Sport Industry Management lecture content below and decide if this program is best for you. Contact us if you have more questions. If not, hit that Apply now button and get your degree started!

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Study Content

STUDY PROGRAMME PLAN

Course units

ECTS credits

1st YEAR

60

1 SEMESTER

30

Compulsory course units

30

Basic Entrepreneurship*

3

Management*

3

Sports Industries Theory and Practice

6

Business Strategies

6

Theory of Project Management

6

Sporting Legal Relationship

6

Research Methodology

6

2 SEMESTER

30

Compulsory course units

30

Sport Industries Resource Management

6

Sports Marketing and Communication

6

International Sports Industry Market

6

Master Thesis

12

2nd YEAR

30

3 SEMESTER

30

Compulsory course units

30

Data Analytics in Sport Business Management

6

Sport Business Innovations and Digitalisation

6

Master Thesis

18

* – Course units are compulsory for students who have not studied it during their bachelor’s studies.

Study Results

General competences and  learning outcomes

  1. Personal and social skills
  • Ability to continuously learn and improve taking into account Lithuanian and international sports and physical activity policy provisions and management practices;
  • Ability to initiate, lead and create own business using existing resources and combining interests of interested groups;
  • Ability to lead a project and communicate with various target groups at all levels of the partnership;
  • Ability to independently carry out scientific research in the areas of product creation and development of sports industries, applying modern paradigms of management science and appropriate scientific methods.

Subject specific competences and learning outcomes

  1. Knowledge and its application
  • Ability to master the development theories of sports industries and apply strategic, critical, and constructive thinking when making managerial decisions in complex and uncertain situations;
  • Ability to apply knowledge of management, marketing, and law science and predict the potential impact that management decisions can have on society and business.
  1. Research skills
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate the management principles of sports industries in the general structure of the economy and to develop and independently conduct scientific research in the field of management individually and in groups.
  1. Special abilities
  • Ability to properly manage the processes of a sports organization and independently organize the preparation of activity plans and projects, lead their implementation, and evaluate the effectiveness of activities;
  • Ability to create and effectively manage the human, financial, infrastructure, and information resources of the sports sector, understanding and applying the principles of sustainable value creation;
  • The ability to assess the importance of the responsibility of a social enterprise (organization) in the modern world of sports and business and to make decisions and justify them properly in various situations under conditions of uncertainty.
Admission Steps
  1. Choose a study programme
  2. Fill in the application form at apply.mruni.eu
  3. Pay the non-refundable application fee of 100 euros
  4. Receive your application evaluation results
  5. Confirm your acceptance by paying the first-year tuition fee
  6. Sign the study contract and receive your admission letter
  7. Start visa application procedure
  8. Register to studies
Study Organization

Studies for the academic year 2023-2024 will start from September 1st and will be held physically on campus. If some students will not be able to arrive on time due to serious reasons (ex. prolonged visa application procedure), they will be able to join the courses online for the first semester.

Full-time studies on Campus are organized on weekdays from 9:00 to 18:00, no more than four classes per day. 

Admission Requirements

Required documents:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent first university degree diploma (3-year study duration minimum)
  • Academic transcripts of each study year
  • Document proving English language level
  • Motivational letter
  • Passport copy

Additional educational documents might be required depending on the country of residence.

Provided documents must be in color, have no cut corners (high quality scan).

By submitting the documents applicant agrees for one’s information to be shared with other institutions that the University might refer to while processing the academic verification.

Applicants might be asked to participate in additional knowledge evaluation.

English Language Requirements

Required level – B2

Assessments of English language proficiency certificates equivalent to level B2:

  • TOEFL Paper 513-547
  • TOEFL IBT 65-78
  • IELTS 5.5-6.0

If you do not have a certificate proving your English language proficiency level, you can take the University Online English language level test. You will be able to choose this option while filling in the application. The test is free of charge.

Certificate is not required if your native language is English or if your previous studies were conducted fully in English language.

Documents Legalization
  • If the original educational documents/transcripts are in English, Lithuanian or Russian with an apostille (if required) on the scanned original, no translation needed.
  • If original educational documents/transcripts are not in English, Lithuanian or Russian languages, then they have to be supplemented with an official translation.
  • The official translation has to be confirmed with the sworn translator’s signature or official notarization.
  • Accepted students shall present their original educational documents/transcripts to the International Office upon arrival to begin their studies.
Country Specific Requirements

Detailed information here.

Country Documentation requirements
Armenia Mijnakarg Yndhanur Krtoutian Attestat

 

  1. Mijnakarg Yndhanur Krtoutian Attestat
  2. Document of Unified State Examination Results (Единые госэкзамены) for admission to higher education institutions in Armenia
Azerbaijan                 Orta təhsil haqqżnda attestat

 

  1. Orta təhsil haqqżnda attestat
  2. Official results of the state examination for admission to higher education institutions in Azerbaijan organised by TQDK or DIM
Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate

 

  1. Higher Secondary Certificate
  2. Academic Transcript of the Higher Secondary Certificate
  3. Secondary School Certificate
  4. Academic Transcript of the Secondary School Certificate
Belarus Atestat

 

  1. Atestat (атэстат аб агульнай сярэдняй адукацыi);
  2. a letter issued by the school providing information on the results of the passed school leaving examinations.
Cameroon

General Certificate of Education

 

  1. original General Certificate of Education (ordinary and advanced levels)
  2. the official statement of General Certificate of Education (ordinary and advanced levels) scanned and e-mailed from official GCE Board email address to recognition@mruni.eu or posted directly to Mykolas Romeris University, Ateities str. 20 LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania, Lithuania by Cameroon General Certificate of Education Board in a sealed and stamped envelope
  3. documents attesting to any periods of post-secondary education (if any)

 

Higher Education Qualifications

 

  1. Diploma
  2. Official Academic Transcript (original or certified true copy) scanned and e-mailed from official university registrar’s email address to recognition@mruni.eu or posted directly to the Mykolas Romeris University (International Admissions, Ateities str. 20, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania) in a sealed and stamped envelope.
China Senior Secondary School

 

  1. Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate issued jointly by the school and local department of education
  2. Academic transcript for the last three years issued by the school
  3. Verification report in English for the Huikao or the new Academic Proficiency Test (Xueye Shuiping Ceshi/Kaoshi) results issued by CHESICC (www.chsi.com.cn/en/)
  4. Verification report in  English for the Chinese National University Entrance Examination (GaoKao) issued by CHESICC (www.chsi.com.cn/en/)

 Please refer to General Documentation Requirements for more information.Please note that all documents issued in Chinese should be supplemented with an official translation into English, Russian, or Lithuanian. A translation is considered to be official when it is bound to a certified true copy of the document in the original language and is attested by the translator’s signature.
Higher Education

  1. Degree Certificate (original or certified true copy)
  2. Graduation Certificate (original or certified true copy)
  3. Academic Transcript (original or certified true copy)
  4. Verification reports in English for the degree certificate issued by the China Academic Degrees & Graduate Education Development Centre (http://cqv.chinadegrees.cn/ )

Please refer to General Documentation Requirements for more information.Please note that all documents issued in Chinese should be supplemented with an official translation into English, Russian, or Lithuanian. A translation is considered to be official when it is bound to a certified true copy of the document in the original language and is attested by the translator’s signature.

Congo (Democratic Republic of)

Secondary Education

 

  1. Diplome d’Etat (original)
  2. Bulletin for the last 3 years of schooling with examination results included (original)

 

Higher Education Qualifications

 

  1. Diploma
  2. Official Academic Transcript (original or certified true copy) scanned and e-mailed from official university registrar’s email address to recognition@mruni.eu or posted directly to the Mykolas Romeris University (International Admissions, Ateities str. 20, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania) in a sealed and stamped envelope.
Denmark Secondary EducationBevis for Studentereksamen orBevis for Højere Teknisk Eksamen orBevis for Højere forberedelseseksamen orBevis for Højere handelseksamenPlease note that all documents issued in Danish should be supplemented with an official translation into English, Russian, or Lithuanian. A translation is considered to be official when it is bound to a certified true copy of the document in the original language and is attested by the translator’s signature.
Egypt Thanawiyya al-A’aamaI

 

  1. General Secondary Education Certificate (Thanawiyya al-A’aamaI) as issued in Arabic
  2. official General Secondary Education Certificate examination results completed after 12 years of education indicating all the subjects and grades earned issued in English and by the Ministry of Education and legalised by the Lithuanian Embassy in Egypt https://eg.mfa.lt/en (original)
Estonia Gümnaasiumi Lõputunnistus

 

  1. Gümnaasiumi Lõputunnistus
  2. Hinneteleht
  3. Riigieksamitunnistus

Please note that documents issued in Estonian should be supplemented with an official translation into English, Russian, or Lithuanian. A translation is considered to be official when it is bound to a certified true copy of the document in the original language and is attested by the translator’s signature.There is no need to apply for recognition of credentials issued starting from 2019 as they are recognised automatically.

France Baccalauréat 

 

  1. Diplôme du Baccalauréat
  2. Relevé de Notes

Please note that all documents issued in French should be supplemented with an official translation into English, Russian, or Lithuanian. A translation is considered to be official when it is bound to a certified true copy of the document in the original language and is attested by the translator’s signature.

Ghana

Senior Secondary Certificate

 

  1. original WAEC Senior Secondary Certificate (please note that we do not accept certificates issued by third parties, such as schools)
  2. Result Checker Card’s serial number and pin code for us to be able to check your examination results online at ghana.waecdirect.org

 

Higher Education Qualifications

 

  1. Diploma
  2. Official Academic Transcript (original or certified true copy) scanned and e-mailed from official university registrar’s email address to recognition@mruni.eu or posted directly to the Mykolas Romeris University (International Admissions, Ateities str. 20, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania) in a sealed and stamped envelope.
India

Senior Secondary Examination Certificate

 

  1. Secondary school (X) certificate with mark sheet
  2. Apostilled original senior secondary (XII) examination certificate with mark sheet

Higher Education Qualifications

 

  1. Apostilled original degree certificate of 4 years minimum
  2. Apostilled original consolidated mark sheet of 4 years minimum
International Baccalaureate International Baccalaureate

 

  1. Diploma of the International Baccalaureate
  2. International Baccalaureate programme results certificate
  3. The login details to enable SKVC to check the examination results online at http://www.ibo.org/
Ireland  Leaving Certificate 

 

  1. Leaving Certificate (Provisional certificates are accepted only for current graduates)  
Italy Diploma

 

  1. Diploma
  2. Certifica (Esame di Stato)
  3. A document issued by the school and providing information on the following:
  • detailed grades of final examination (grades by subjects)
  • marks obtained at the end of the last year of schooling (e.g.Pagella scolastica)
Kazakhstan Аттeстат жалпы орта білім туралы   

 

  1. Аттeстат жалпы орта білім туралы
  2. Жалпы орта білім туралыаттeстатка косымша
  3. Ұлттық бірыңғай тестілеу Сертификат (Unified National Testing Results Certificate) or Кешенді тестілеу Сертификат (Complex Testing of applicants Results Certificate)
Kyrgyzstan Жалпы орто билим женунде аттестат (аттестат о среднем общем образовании)

 

  1. Жалпы орто билим женунде аттестат (or other equivalent document)
  2. Appendix (жетишкен бааларынын жыйынтык) to the Жалпы oрто билим женунде аттестат
  3. Document on Results of National Test (Жалпы республикалык тестирлөө/Общее тестирование) rganized by Центр оценки в образовании и методов обучения
Latvia Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību 

 

  1. Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību
  2. Sekmju izraksts
  3. Vispārējās vidējās izglītības sertifikāts

There is no need to apply for recognition of credentials issued starting from 2019 as they are recognised automatically.

Nepal Higher Secondary Examination Certificate

 

  1. Original Higher Secondary Examination Certificate attested by the National Examinations Board (NEB) and legalised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nepal
  2. Original Higher Secondary Examination Academic Transcript attested by the National Examinations Board (NEB) and legalised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nepal
  3. School Leaving Certificate
  4. School Leaving education academic transcript
Nigeria

Senior School Certificate

 

  1. WAEC or NECO Senior School Certificate; Please note that we do not accept certificates issued by third parties, such as schools;
  2. Scratch Card serial number and pin code for us to be able to check your examination results online. Your results have to be available at www.waecdirect.org or www.mynecoexams.com/results/
  3. Official Academic Transcript of Higher Education Qualification (post- secondary ND or Bachelor studies of at least one year workload).
  4. Official Academic Transcript (original or certified true copy) scanned and e-mailed from official university registrar’s email address to recognition@mruni.eu or posted directly to the Mykolas Romeris University (International Admissions, Ateities str. 20, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania) in a sealed and stamped envelope.

 

Higher Education Qualifications

 

  1. Diploma
  2. Official Academic Transcript (original or certified true copy) scanned and e-mailed from official university registrar’s email address to recognition@mruni.eu or posted directly to the Mykolas Romeris University (International Admissions, Ateities str. 20, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania) in a sealed and stamped envelope.
Pakistan Higher Secondary Certificate:

 

  1. Higher Secondary School Examination Certificate attested by the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (original)
  2. Higher Secondary School Examination Certificate Statement of Marks attested by the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (original)
  3. Secondary School Examination Certificate attested by the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC)
  4. Secondary School Examination Certificate Statement of Marks attested by the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC)

Higher Education Qualifications:

  1. Diploma attested by the Higher Education Commission and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  2. Full Academic Transcript attested by the Higher Education Commission and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Poland Świadectwo Dojrzałości

 

  1. Świadectwo Dojrzałości
  2. Świadectwo ukończenia
Philippines Secondary Education

 

  1. Diploma supplemented with an Authentication Certificate issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs
  2. Secondary Student’s Permanent Record (Form 137-A) supplemented with an Authentication Certificate issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs
Russia Attestat 

 

  1. Attestat (Аттестат о среднем (полном) образовании)
  2. Appendix to attestat
  3. Certificate Unified State Examination Results Certificate (Свидетельство о результатах единого государственного экзамена)
Georgia (Sakartvelo) Secondary education

 

  1. Secondary School diploma (Sashualo Skolis Atestati) or General Education Diploma (Sruli zogadi Ganatlebis Atestati)
  2. Results of the Unified National Examinations (Ertiani Erovnuli Gamocdebi)
South Korea Secondary Education

 

  1. Certificate of Graduation and Academic Transcript issued in English and sent directly to our office in a sealed and stamped envelope by the school;
  2. Results of the Korean College Scholastic Ability Test (if you have not taken the test, you should notify us).

Higher Education

  1. Certificate of Graduation and Transcript posted directly to our office by the higher education institution in a sealed and stamped envelope.
Spain Título de Bachiller

 

  1. Título de Bachiller
  2. An examination certificate (Prueba de Acceso a la Universidad) (if taken)
  3. Academic Certificate (Historial Académico de Bachillerato/Certificación official)

Please note that documents issued in Spanish should be supplemented with an official translation into English, Russian, or Lithuanian. A translation is considered to be official when it is bound to a certified true copy of the document in the original language and is attested by the translator’s signature.

Sri Lanka General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level)

 

  1. Official statements of General Certificates of Education (Ordinary Level and Advanced Level) posted directly to Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education, A. Goštauto g. 12, LT-01108, Vilnius, Lithuania by the Department of Examinations in a sealed and stamped envelope
Sweden Examensbevis

 

  1. Examensbevis
Tajikistan Шаходатнома дар бораи тахсилоти миёнаи умумй (свидетельство об общем среднем образовании)

 

  1. Шаходатнома дар бораи тахсилоти миёнаиумумй
  2. Appendix (табели чамъбасти бахохои азхудкунй) to the Шаходатнома дар бораи тахсилоти миёнаи умумй
  3. Official results of the centralized examination for admission to higher education institutions in Tajikistan organised by National Testing Centre (Маркази миллии тестӣ)
Turkey Lise Diplomasi

 

  1. Lise Diplomasi
  2. Transcript providing information on the last 4 years of study
  3. Results of taken YKS (from 2018), YGS and/or LYS examinations or previously organised centralised admission examinations
Turkmenistan            Şahadatnama orta blim hakynda (Аттестат о полном среднем общем образовании)

 

  1. Şahadatnama orta blim hakynda (or other equivalent document)
Ukraine Aтeстат прo повну загальну серeдню освiту

 

  1. Aтeстат прo повну загальну серeдню освiту
  2. Додаток до атестата
United Kingdom General Certificate of Education – Advanced Level (A level)

 

  1. General Certificate of Education (or another qualification comparable to at least 2 A levels)
United States High School Diploma

 

  1. Diploma;
  2. Official academic transcript submitted in a sealed and stamped envelope;
  3. ACT, SAT, or AP examination results submitted in a sealed envelope;
  4. Documents attesting to completion of any postsecondary education (if applicable)

Higher Education

  1. Diploma;
  2. Official academic transcript submitted in a sealed and stamped envelope;
Uzbekistan Ўрта маълумот тўгрисида Шаходатнома (Аттестат о полном среднем общем образовании)

 

  1. Ўрта маълумот тўгрисида Шаходатнома
  2. ўзлаштириш бўйича якуний бахолартабели to the Ўрта маълумот тўгрисида Шаходатнома
  3. Official results of the centralized examination for admission to higher education institutions in Uzbekistan organised by National Testing Centre  (Государственного центра тестирования (ГЦТ))
Qualification Recognition

Recognition of Foreign Qualifications

  • The evaluation and recognition of prior qualifications is a part of Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) admissions process.
  • By submitting the online application you confirm that the documents are legitimate and that MRU can verify the authenticity of the documents by contacting its issuing authority and national ENIC/NARIC centre.
  • Documents uploaded must be in good condition and in full colour. Documents issued in languages other than English, Russian, or Lithuanian must be accompanied with an official translation into English or Lithuanian. 
  • Before you apply make sure that you have a complete documentation package and that your qualifications are giving access to higher education according to the study programme level you are applying for at the MRU.  

Recognition Criteria

  • The purpose of an assessment is to compare a foreign qualification with a similar level qualification awarded in Lithuania according to quality, profile, content, workloads and learning outcomes.
  • Your qualification will be assessed according to specific requirements for the programme you are applying for and whether your academic results are sufficient for studies at the MRU.

Right to Appeal

Recognition decisions can be appealed against to the Academic Recognition of Foreign Qualifications Concerning Higher Education Appeal Committee under the Lithuanian Ministry of Education and Science.

All appeals with supporting documents must be submitted to:
Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education
Ph.: +37052104778
Email: recognition@skvc.lt 
Address: SKVC, A. Goštauto st. 12, LT-01108, Vilnius, Lithuania

The procedure of evaluation and recognition of academic qualifications

Fees

Application fee (non-refundable):

  • for Non-EU citizens – €100
  • for EU citizens and MRU Alumni – €50

Tuition fee (EU/Non-EU citizens) per 1 academic year: €4294 (academic year 2023-2024)

Payment information will be provided in the invoices issued in your online application form.

Student continues to pay the same tuition fee which was implied at the time of the admission.

 

Deadlines

January 1st, 2023 – June 5th, 2023 – for applicants from non-EU/EFTA countries

January 1st, 2023 – July 25th, 2023 – for applicants from EU/EFTA and countries that have a Lithuanian Embassy or who do not need visa for arrival to Lithuania

Contact Us
International Admissions Office
Ateities str. 20, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania
 
E-mail: study@mruni.eu
Phone: +37052714674 
WhatsApp: +37065646682
Office: I-404
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