• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
This in-depth Football Business (Online) programme at UCFB is designed for those who wish to develop an appreciation of key areas shaping the current landscape of the football industry. 
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Overview

The Football Business (Online) programme at UCFB  provides opportunities to engage in different aspects of football business including areas such as governance and regulation, consumer engagement, operational management and business development. 

The football industry is one of many opportunities for budding professionals, and also poses numerous challenges on a personal and business level.

Career Prospects

The programme has been developed for those with aspirations towards senior management positions within the core functional departments of the football industry, spanning financial and accounting roles or operational roles within football, including the ability to rise to senior managerial roles due to the management aspect of the degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engaging the Football Consumer
  • Governance and Regulation in Football
  • Football Operations Management 
  • Business Development in the Football Industry
  • Dissertation and Research Methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

You will already hold a Bachelor’s degree with 2:1 classification in a sport-related degree. Applicants who hold a sport-related degree classification of 2:2 or below or, a non-sport related degree, or significant professional experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Applicants from non-majority English speaking countries will be asked for an English qualification with overall IELTS score of 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in each section) or recognised equivalent.

Applicants will be expected to participate in and pass an academic led interview with senior members of the UCFB team, as well as submitting an outstanding personal statement and highly supportive academic references.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7956 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7956 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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  • January / May - £7,950
  • September - £9,950

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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