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MASTER OF SCIENCESport, Event & Tourism Management




On the French Riviera, learn by application with the programme’s network of local, global companies

Campus: Sophia Antipolis​
Intakes: September and January*
Language: English​​

*for candidates with at least two years of full time work experience

This MSc is a full-time programme with eight months of courses followed by work experience or a research project.

​​ Programme outline

This MSc in Sport, Event & Tourism Management will give students the tools, knowledge and aptitude to enter their chosen field rapidly and effectively. The teaching is highly application oriented. Students will be engaged in company projects, preparing and delivering studies for companies in the events, tourism or sports management fields, that operate locally or internationally.

At the same time, the course is multidisciplinary. An important objective is mastery of global strategic issues and management skills. In the spring semester, students will visit one of the world’s largest tourism fairs in Europe. Other field trips are planned, relating to sports management and events.

The MSc in Sport, Event & Tourism Management will build experience and open your horizons, preparing you for the complex world of these experience-based industries​


Why choose this sport and tourism master's

All courses are application oriented. Teachers ensure the practical application of theory through active learning methods.

SKEMA is a partner to major organisations in all of the fields covered by this MSc and has a successful track record of placing interns. One of the goals is to help you to create and improve your professional network.

Most MSc in Sport, Event & Tourism Management teachers are well-respected consultants for the tourism, sports or events industries, working at a local and international level. They will invite colleagues and clients as experts and guest speakers to join the classes.

All this is reflected in the ethos of the French Riviera – still a major tourism destination but also, increasingly, a hub for cultural and professional events, as well as for major sporting activities and tournaments.

Partners of the programme include: European Society of Cardiology, MCI Group, The cities of Nice and Cannes, Accor Hotels, Club Med, Hyatt Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Reed Exhibitions, Amadeus IT Group, SBM (Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer)…​


About the degree

By joining an MSc, students obtain a master of science degree and the "Diploma of Specialised Studies in International Management" (DESMI), a degree approved by France's Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (master's level. More info - text in French). 

Programme director:

Antoine Deplace​

* The January intake is for people with at least two years' full-time professional experience.

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