Applying Directly

To start your Master's degree or Executive Education application, simply click the link at the bottom of this page and create an account (there is more information on this below).

Applications to Professional Qualifications can be made by emailing

As part of the application process, we require the following documents:

  • A personal statement (preferably no fewer than 500 words) detailing your reasons for wanting to study your chosen course;
  • Copies of transcripts of highest qualification achieved and English translations (if applicable). At GIS we accept and assess applications on an individual basis. With this in mind, we can consider professional experience in lieu of formal qualifications;
  • One academic and one professional reference and English translation (if applicable);
  • Copy of proof of English language level e.g. Academic IELTS certificate (if applicable).

International applications should also include:

  • A colour copy of a valid passport;
  • Copies of any previous or current UK visas.

Applications will be assessed by a member of the admissions team and may also be reviewed by our academic programme leader. Applicants will receive updates to their application through email and will be able to view your conditions and progress of your offer by logging in to the applicant portal.

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Create an Account

To create an account, click the link at the bottom of this page and select the ‘Create an Account’ on the portal login screen.

Once you have done this, you will be asked to create an account using some basic information (this will all carry across to your application).

The password you create must contain at least 9 characters, including one uppercase letter and at least 1 digit.

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GIS Online & Blended programmes

GIS has a cutting-edge portfolio of Master’s degrees delivered online and in a blended format. GIS students also have access to its global study hubs at Inter Miami CF Stadium, Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Red Bull Arena in New York, Toronto FC and the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

GIS online programmes
Request the GIS prospectus

Take the opportunity to download our Master's, Executive Education & Professional Qualifications prospectus and find out more about the Global Institute of Sport!

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