MSc in Sports, Leisure and Tourism Management


Programme Mission

The programme mission aims to develop in students the knowledge, skills and experience that will enable them to obtain leadership positions in the sport, leisure and tourism management field: the specific environment, marketing aspects, customer relationship, sales and purchase, role and impact of media, legal background, as well as sport policies and events management. The programme provides a broad-based curriculum that is grounded in the liberal arts and encourages critical analysis of the cultural, social and economic significance of sport, leisure and tourism.


The globalisation of all economic sectors and rapid changes requires solid knowledge in international management.

"The globalisation of all economic sectors and rapid changes requires solid knowledge in international management. The Master of Science in Sports, Leisure and Tourism Management (MSc SLT) is internationally oriented. The Rennes School of Business makes full use of its network of partners from public and private organisations in the sports, leisure and tourism industries. This ensures that the programme is strongly rooted in the region and is able to provide future managers with a profile which is adapted to the demands of the job market . Students in the programme come from all over the world with varied cultural and academic backgrounds. This diversity is one of the keys to the success of this Masters degree."

Admission procedure

Admission Requirements:

  • First degree (Bachelors) in any discipline or equivalent*
  • English proficiency : TOEFL > 80 (ITB) or TOEIC >750 or IELTS > 6,5 or equivalent, or native language: English
  • Application form
  • Interview (possible by phone)

(*) Other cases will be considered individually

Fees structure and funding:

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Modules: September 2019 to May 2020
Double degree Master in Management/MSc: at least 4 months mandatory internship between May & December 2020
MSc only: at least 4 months mandatory internship between May 2020 & February 2021
Graduating project: up to October 2020

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Application fees:

2019/2020 : Application fees : 90 €


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Flore / French Event coordinator in Washington DC, USA

"I negotiate the contracts of artists, I also look for sponsors and organise fund-raising. I am in daily contact with our audience often composed of VIPs in Washington. My job requires diplomatic skills that I have improved at Rennes School of Business by working with people from different cultures. The MSc gave me all the tools that I need for my job."

Programme structure

Compulsory modules

  • Sports Leisure & Tourism Management and Sustainable Development
  • Application Project in SLT
  • Conference in special SLT Topics
  • Career Coaching 1
  • International Strategic Management ‘‘Winter session’’ abroad or course at Rennes School of Business
  • Legal Environment of SLT Sector
  • Events Management in SLT Sector

Elective modules (choose 3)

  • Corporate Design & Brand Identity in the SLT Industry
  • CRM in SLT
  • International Sport Policies and Sport Organisation Management
  • Hospitality Management

Elective modules (choose 4)

  • Leisure and Tourism Marketing & Management
  • Media Studies for Sports & Leisure Industry
  • Merchandising in SLT Sector
  • Sport Marketing and Sponsorship
  • Sales and Purchasing in Sport and Tourism Industry
  • Logistics & Transport Management in the Tourism Industry


General Information

Admission procedure

Candidates have to fill in the application form which is available on e-mail request to The complete student’s file must be submitted to the admissions office.


Eligible candidates will be contacted for a an interview (Face-to-face, telephone, skype or on-line interview).

Visa for non-European students

Please contact the local French Embassy or Campus France in your country to obtain a visa application to arrange your stay in France as soon as you are admitted.

Resident permit

The international office of Rennes School of Business helps students to obtain a resident permit.


Rennes School of Business offers scholarships depending on academic performance or social criteria.

Orientation programme

The School provides an orientation programme for all international students the week before classes start. Sessions are compulsory and cover application for residence permit, health insurance, banking, internet provider, mobile phones, bus pass and information sessions on French culture, academic expectations and standards.


Rennes School of Business helps international students to finding suitable accommodation (student residence, private house, shared flat, family homestay) in the city. A new residence campus for international students is now available on the campus.


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