The Global Institute of Sport is committed to delivering a cutting-edge online learning experience with unrivalled opportunities for students across North and South America to immerse themselves in the local and global sports industry.

From September 2021, our MSc International Sport Management (Online), MSc Football Business (Online) and MSc Football Communications & Digital Marketing (Online) programmes will be now delivered in EST/EDT time zones.

When applying to study an online degree with GIS, you can choose to study in any of the available time zones to suit your schedule wherever you are in the world.

Benefits

  • Live academic sessions - Speak to your peers and tutors in live sessions to develop a deeper understanding of your subject area;
  • Unprecedented access to the North American sports industry - Online students will now have even greater access to our network of global stadiums. Regular guest speaker sessions, networking opportunities and a Global Summit will take place at the Inter Miami CF Stadium throughout the year, immersing you in the North American sports industry;
  • Online support - Access learning, pastoral, IT and library support online, direct from our team;
  • Flexibility - Learn in your own time with academic content available on demand.

Live sessions

Synchronous, live sessions will be delivered to provide students with the opportunity to interact with tutors and develop a deeper understanding of their subject. There will be three to six live sessions on each module to complement the asynchronous academic content which provides the greatest studying flexibility. These live sessions will be delivered in the early afternoon in the EST/EDT time zones.

When applying to study an online degree with GIS, you can choose to study in any of the available time zones to suit your schedule wherever you are in the world. For added flexibility, students can also access recordings of these live sessions, and can opt to dial into an alternative time zone to suit their schedule.

In addition to the live academic sessions for every module, online students in these regions will have convenient access to our support teams, including study support, pastoral support, IT support and library support.

Regular access to the Inter Miami CF Stadium

To further enhance the learning experience of our online programmes around the world, there will be various touchpoints throughout the year for all students, including guest speaker sessions, networking opportunities and in-person events in Miami, including our Global Sports Summits at GIS Inter Miami CF Stadium.

All students are also invited to the regular activities at our UK campuses in London and Manchester, and our other global study hubs in New York, AtlantaToronto and Melbourne.

Start dates

MSc International Sport Management (Online), MSc Football Business (Online) and MSc Football Communications & Digital Marketing courses start in September for the Americas time zone.

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Access our global hubs

Online students have the opportunity to participate in GIS’ global study hub events in some of the world’s most exciting sports destinations, learning about the sports industry in the US, Canada and Australia at Inter Miami CF Stadium, New York’s Red Bull Arena, Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz StadiumToronto FC’s BMO Field and the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

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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.

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