Professional Master in Football Business, M.Sc. | Football Business Academy | Lisbon, Portugal
12 months
29999 EUR/year
30000 EUR/year
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The FBA is an ambitious educational institution dedicated to the football industry. Our programs have been developed in a collaborative way with football industry experts around one foremost objective: to provide Candidates with all the necessary tools and an optimal learning environment in order to succeed in this passionate and dynamic industry

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The 12 months in the Professional Master in Football Business from Football Business Academy are divided into 4 modules:

  • Module 1 - 3 months online classes.
  • Module 2 - 3 months online classes.
  • Module 3 - 3 months of Guaranteed Internship in the football industry.
  • Module 4 - 2 months in Lisbon, Portugal with on-site classes. You will be working in the Student Business Project (SBP) which is a real consulting case for one of our partners. Also, it is included some Field Trips around Europe where we take the students to different stadiums and clubs.

Combine knowledge with participation at Networking Events

What is a better way to break into the football industry than participating in the world's leading football business events?

The Football Business Academy is proud to ensure the attendance of our Candidates to prominent industry events such as Soccerex and World Football Summit where key football industry stakeholders are brought together.

For The Football Business Academy it is really important that our Candidates have access to international business events like these, as being at the epicenter of the football community will bring the opportunity to develop their career and portfolio of contacts, as well as to expand their knowledge of the industry at a global level.

Online program, an innovative way of learning

The FBA is based on a model of eLearning for Modules 1 and 2, resulting inseveral direct advantages for our Candidates while maintaining all the advantages

of a physical program:

  • Flexibility

Possibility to learn from any place at any time via our virtual campus, and hence have more time to prepare the transition.

  • Savings

Reducing the overall investment by taking living/relocation costs out of the equation and being able to work simultaneously.

  • Globalization

Being part of a truly international class.

  • Excellence

Following courses given by the best international Professors and Guest Lecturers, as they themselves are also not limited by time or location in order to share their knowledge and insights.

  • Personalization

4 to 10 live videoconferences every week to interact with Candidates, Professors, and Guest Lecturers.

  • Network

Contact Candidates, Professors and administration at any time directly via our dedicated platform.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Global History of Football
  • Football Industry Macrotrends
  • Political Economy of Football
  • Law in Football
  • Financial Strategy in Football
  • Stadium Business Operations
  • Digital Football Content & Marketing
  • Media Rights & Broadcasting
  • Club Academy Sport-Technical Management
  • Women's Football Development
  • Sponsorship and Partnership
  • Fan Engagement
  • Leadership in Football
  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Football Governance


In order to truly understand the intricacies of such a competitive and dynamic industry, it is essential to combine theory with practice. That is why our professors and guest lecturers have been carefully selected to ensure they have a great wealth of professional experience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines






  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree or a minimum of 3 years of work experience
  • A good level of conversational English

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29999 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29999 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    30000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

We offer two options for the payment:

  • One-time payment to benefit from a 5% discount
  • Payment by installments (Details available on demand)

Living costs for Lisbon

630 - 1123 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


We offer two options to pay the tuition fees:

  • One-time payment to benefit from a 5% discount
  • Payment plan by installments (Details on demand)

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Professional Master in Football Business
Football Business Academy


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