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Sports Management

University of Nicosia
Nicosia, Cyprus
 1243 Points
4 Years

Program Description

The Sport Management programme sets out to provide the student with an extensive view of various sporting cases and organisations, and the skills to work in the sport marketplace, including professional and amateur sport, sport and fitness service organisations, commercial and public sport and recreational activities facilities, as well as, human resources and single athlete management. The programme intends to provide insight into the current international and European sport management practices and their application in the Cypriot sport market.

First and second year courses offered also in Greek.

Entry Requirements

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High School Diploma (or equivalent)
English Level
TOEFL (internet based)
Michigan Proficiency (ECPE)
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
A levels
TOEFL (paper based)

Information about admission:

  • The minimum admission requirement to an undergraduate programme of study is a recognized High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) or equivalent internationally recognized qualification(s) and mark sheet. Students with a lower HSLC grade than 7.5/10 or 15/20 or equivalent depending on the grading system of the country issuing the HSLC are provided with extra academic guidance and monitoring during the first year of their studies.

Other accepted qualifications:

  • In addition to a strong academic record, we take into account the student’s involvement in extracurricular activities e.g. working experience in the hospitality industry, leadership skills, and other relevant background information that will enhance the application of the candidate.

Other English qualifications and information:

  • Students who do not possess any of the English qualifications or stipulated grades listed above and below and hold IELTS with 4.5 and above, are required to take UNIC’s NEPTON English Placement Test (with no charge) and will receive English Language support classes, if and as needed, from UNIC’s International Gateway Centre (IGC).
  • Computer-based TOEFL – 193 and above
  • Michigan Examination of Proficiency in English (CaMLA) – Pass
  • Pearson PTE General – Level 3 and above
  • KPG (The Greek Foreign Language Examinations for the State Certificate of Language Proficiency) – Level B2 and above
  • Anglia – Level B2 and above
  • IEB Advances Programme English – Pass

Objective of the Program

Objectives: On the completion of the course the student should be able to:

  • Understand the nature and functioning of sport organisations that belong in different areas of the sport market.
  • Assess and analyse issues and practices present in modern sport management, on an international, European and Cypriot level.
  • Apply management, marketing, business and promotion theories and principles, in a variety of cases in professional, amateur and lesuire sport.
  • Develop the intrapersonal and interpersonal skills necessary for effective communication, human resources and single athlete management, within sport organisations.
  • Critically think and analyse the current structure, nature and functioning of sport organisations, in order to provide innovations and reforms that facilitate sustainable development.
  • Solve problems that emerge in the sport management process, using the knowledge and competences they have gained.
  • Make effective use of resources and remain inquisitive, in order to maintain professional and personal development.


Year 1

Semester 1:
Computer Fundamentals
English Composition
Introduction to Management
Introduction to Philosophy
Principles of Sociology

Semester 2:
Accounting I
Technical Writing and Research
Modern European History and Politics
Modern Cypriot History and Politics
Intermediate Algebra

Year 2

Semester 3:
Accounting II
Organizational Behavior
Business and Professional Communication
Society and Environment
General Psychology I

Semester 4:
Business Law
Statistics I
General Psychology II
History of Sports and Society

Year 3

Semester 5:
Research Methods in Business
Senior Simulation in Business
Principles of Microeconomics
Sports Development – Management
Sports Promotion

Semester 6:
Principles of Macroeconomics
Leadership in Organizations
Sports and the Law
Strategic Planning for Sport Organization
International Sports Management

Year 4

Semester 7:
Human Resource Management
Human Performance Management
Sports Facilities Management
Technology in Sports
Analysis of the Sports Industry

Semester 8:
Strategy and Business Policy
Final Year Project
Ethics in Sports
Case Studies in Sports Management


Sport Management is a multidisciplinary area which integrates the fields of sport and management. In this respect, graduates with a sport management qualification have a range of opportunities and employment prospects. They can offer their services to:

  • professional teams
  • national federations
  • fitness and recreation centres
  • youth organisations
  • sports marketing agencies
  • sporting goods manufacturing
  • retail enterprises

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