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

From January 2022, our MSc International Sport Management (Online) and MSc Football Business (Online) programmes will be delivered in multiple time zones, including Australasia.

When applying to study either of these 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. You can also study the MSc Football Communications & Digital Marketing programme with live sessions in the Europe and Africa time zone, starting in September.


  • 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 Australian sports industry - Online students will now have even greater access to our network of global stadiums. Regular guest speaker sessions, networking opportunities, match day access and a Global Summit will take place at Melbourne Cricket Ground throughout the year, immersing you in the Australian 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 evening in the AEST/AEDT 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 MCG

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 Australia including our Global Sports Summits at our hub in Melbourne.

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

Start dates

The MSc International Sport Management (Online) and MSc Football Business (Online) courses start in January for the Australasia time zone.

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Access our global hubs

Online students have the opportunity to participate in GIS’ global 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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