Master of Sports Management

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

For graduate degree completion, graduate students must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Earn a minimum CGPA of 2.00 on a scale of 4.00.
  • Successfully complete all courses as described in the study plan.
  • The Degree Completion requirements must be met within the timeframe of the program.
  • Successfully complete the “Thesis” course.

ACCREDITATION

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PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Course Category

Total Number of Courses

Total Number of Credit Hours

Bridging Courses

5

10

Core Courses

7

21

Elective Courses

2

6

Thesis 1

1

3

Thesis 2

1

3

Total (Excluding Bridging Courses)

33 Credit Hours

* Bridging Courses (5 courses/10 CH) * required for students who have their bachelor’s degree in different field than Business

FEE STRUCTURE

Tuition (One Semester)

………
Approx. 30,000 AED
One academic year is two semesters

Admission (One Time)

………
3,500 AED

Last Updated on July 19, 2022

EQUINE MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION


Equestrianism is ever increasing in popularity, the leaders and strategic managers who will shape equestrianism’s future will therefore require an outstanding foundation in both business and equine management to be successful.

Upon completion of the Sports Management program, graduates have the opportunity to possess a specialized concentration in Equine Management to develop professional business skills contextualized to the equestrian environment enabling them to make effective and viable decisions within the broader management of equestrian related businesses.

 
Requirements MSM
No. of Courses Cr. Hrs
Bridging Courses(*) 5 10
Core Courses 7 21
Free Electives 2 6
Thesis 1 1 3
Thesis 2 1 3
Equine Management Concentration Courses 4 12
Total (Excluding Bridging Course) 45
Course Name Credit Hours
Bloodstock Management
3
Equestrian Event and Client Management
3
Performance Analysis in Equestrian Sport
3
The Global Horseracing Industry
3
Total
12

ATTENDANCE

Weekday Classes

Course A | Tue –Thur | 5:00 pm –8:00 pm
Course B | Mon –Wed | 5:00 pm –8:00 pm
If one course is registered, one-timing would be selected

Weekday Classes

Course A | Sat-Sun | 9:00 am –12:00 pm
Course B | Sat-Sun | 2:00 pm –5:00 pm
If one course is registered, one-timing would be selected

JOINING THE PROGRAM

Students can join anytime during the year and at the beginning of any block.

SEPTEMBER

FALL SEMESTER

JANUARY

SPRING SEMESTER

MAY

SUMMER SEMESTER

RECOMMENDED STUDY PLAN

Core Courses Thesis Free Elective

MSM ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Name Designation
Prof John Nauright
Academia (Sports Management), University of North Texas (UNT)
Mr. Mike Davis
Private Sector – Sports Management Consultancy, CSM Sport & Entertainment
Dr. Ali Tweissi
Public Sector – Sports Federation/ Equestrian, UAE Equestrian Federation
Mr. Ahmed Al-Hammadi
Manager, (AUE MSM Alumni), Private Sector, Al Forsan International Sports Resort
Mr. Steven Bainbridge
Private Sector/ Sports Law and Events Management, Al Tamimi & Company
Mrs Sajani Hamza
Public sector – Sports Federation, UAE National Olympic Committee
Mr Mahmoud Aboumansour
Managing Director, Titans for Sports Services, Dubai, UAE
Ms. Nada Alshaibahi
Senior Program Presenter (AUE MSM Alumni), Abu Dhabi Media Company
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