After graduation

Sport Studies - track ISMB

Sport Studies - track ISMB is designed to prepare you for a wide range of job opportunities in the international field of sport management. Of course, you can also decide to pursue a master’s degree.

Possible jobs on your CV

  • Marketing Coordinator EMEA at Brooks Running
  • Project Manager at Red Bull
  • Event Manager at Master of the Ocean
  • Marketing Coordinator at Manchester City Supporters Club
  • Executive at Manchester City Football Club
  • Rowing Service Manager at The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympics and Paralympics

With the knowledge and experience you gain during your study, you’ll be able to apply for jobs that cover the full spectrum of sports industry, including sport commerce, sport development and high performance sport. Some graduates choose to start their own business.

Examples of types of organisations you might work for:

Sport Commerce

  • Sport property owner (facility/team)
  • Sporting goods company
  • Sport marketing/media consultancy
  • Sport sponsorship company

Sport Development

  • Sport NGO/charity
  • Sport recreational company
  • (Inter)national governmental department
  • Sport programmes to get people moving

High Performance Sport

  • International Sport Federation/IOC
  • Sport team management
  • Sports events company
  • Sport Academy


A bachelor’s degree provides a good basis for further study. With a degree from Sport Studies - track ISMB you have several transfer options to research-oriented higher education. Check the information provided by the university of your choice about the criteria for admission to their master’s. A pre-master may be required for bachelor’s graduates of universities of applied sciences who want to do a master’s degree at a research university.

Bálint: graduate - Sport Studies

Thanks to the extensive CV I developed over the last 4 years at Sport Studies - track ISMB, I was in a good position to get a job in the Hungarian sports world.

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Arrangements with selected universities

Sport Studies - track ISMB has made arrangements with a number of universities. As a result, you can attend modules at a university during or immediately following your studies. This gives you the opportunity to begin your master’s degree sooner after your studies. In practice, this means that you can gain a Sport Studies bachelor’s degree and a university master’s degree in 5 to 6 years.

Overview master's programmes

A degree from Sport Studies - track ISMB offers you the opportunity to access to different master’s programmes in the Netherlands and abroad. For some of these programmes you need follow pre-master courses during the Sport Studies programme.

Possible occupations/tracks per master

Master Possible occupations/tracks
  • Business Administration
  • University of Amsterdam
  • English
  • Management consultant
  • Strategic analyst
  • Account, product, or marketing manager
  • Sports Management and Business Adm.
  • Temple University, Philadelphia, US
  • Management consultant
  • Strategic analyst
  • Account, product, or marketing manager
  • Institute for Sport Business ISB
  • Loughborough University, UK
  • Track MSc Sport Business & Innovation
  • Track MSc Sport Business & Leadership
  • Track MSc Sport Digital & Media Technologies
  • Human Movement Sciences
  • VU University Amsterdam
  • Partly in English and in Dutch
  • Researcher
  • Adviser/policy officer
  • Psychomotor therapist
  • Exercise physiologist or ergonomist affiliated to an organisation
  • Sports Policy and Sports Management
  • Utrecht University
  • Dutch
  • Policy officer
  • Project coordinator or association manager at local authorities, unions, consultancies, umbrella organisations and other sportsorganisations
  • Researcher at a research agency or university
  • ​Communication Science
  • University of Amsterdam
  • Dutch
  • Media planner
  • Journalist
  • Advertising strategist
  • Communications office
  • Information officer

Title and diploma

After completing the Sport Studies - track ISMB programme, you will be awarded a bachelor’s degree in Sport Studies. This is the so-called CROHO-name of the programme. You may use the Bachelor of Arts title.

Published by  Faculty Sports and Nutrition 31 August 2021