THE RUSSIAN INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC UNIVERSITY
OPENS ADMISSIONS TO INNOVATIVE AND ACCLAIMED
MASTER OF SPORT ADMINISTRATION (MSA)
The RIOU Master of Sport Administration has been designed to provide further education for those with higher education qualifications and practical experience to develop further their professional skills and careers within the sports industry.
The ground-breaking MSA programme is a one-year course which draws heavily on Olympic legacy.
Students will study the following modules:
The curriculum has been developed to comply with European educational standards (ECTS), Russian Ministry of Education and Science standards and international qualification criteria.
In order to be considered for admission to the MSA programme, applicants must have the following:
- Higher education (diploma, certificate or other document certifying graduation from a higher educational institution, college, or post-graduate course)
- Good knowledge of the English language: non native speakers must provide certification detailing their level of attainment.
- An applicant may also submit other documents which demonstrate their achievements in business, sport, education, social activity or other relevant areas according to the 2013-2014 MSA programme Student Application Form
During the course, students are taught both general and sport-specific management subjects including the business environment, sport diplomacy, the ethics of business and the practical work of political institutions. Students will also learn about economic theory, strategic management, marketing, finance and legal regulation within the sports industry.
Professional management skills are polished through studying sport logistics, project management, risk management, how to hold mass sporting events, conducting negotiations, cross-cultural analysis and sport diplomacy.
Programme format: lectures, seminars, consultations, practical application, research thesis (diploma)
Programme duration: 39 weeks (three semesters) - each week includes five study days
Programme dates: 2 September 2013 to 30 June 2014
Accommodation options: within the RIOU campus in Sochi apartments with a total area of 62 square meters are available for two students to share
Cost of the Educational Services is 15.000 (fifteen thousand) U.S. dollars per student. Accommodation costs not included into the programme fees. Students are free to choose between various accommodation options, including comfortable student apartments at the University campus. Cost of the Accommodation Services (student apartment at the University campus) is 15.000 (fifteen thousand) U.S. dollars per Student. All costs for international students are payable in U.S .dollars and include all applicable taxes.
The Russian International Olympic University is an innovative and acclaimed educational institution, utilising the best international experience and teaching resources. The MSA will create a new generation of effective sports managers with the knowledge and skills to successfully manage sports organisations, events and venues in any economic environment.
Please see www.olympicuniversity.ru for further MSA programme details. Applicants to the 2013-2014 MSA programme are eligible to apply for a special grant. Please see our website for further information.
Please email any enquiries or application documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephones: +74959562430 (Moscow), +78622968758 (Sochi).