This course is available with a Foundation year for those who do not meet the three year degree entry requirements.

Degree overview

This degree will give you a firm understanding as to how finance affects organisational performance at all levels, with modules that cover the fundamentals of accounting and financial management in a football business context.

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Degree content

Your studies will focus on the core functions of football business management and will be supplemented by the financial pathway, whose modules introduce you to the principles of financial accounting, management accounting and require you to integrate theory with practice.

The degree programme integrates the core functions of business management with financial accounting in the context of football and sport organisations and governing bodies. The degree monitors the intense media coverage of contemporary football issues to apply relevant themes to enhance the student learning experience.

You will be taught in lectures and participate in seminar debates, with support from UCFB鈥檚 virtual learning environment to fully encompass the academic experience.

Teaching locations for this degree include:

UCFB Wembley

UCFB Manchester Campus

In addition to our teaching locations, we also use specialist facilities throughout the academic year as well as additional facilities where required.

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James Sandford, AON

For someone who is a massive football and sports fan this job works really well. I get up in the morning and all I do is sport.

James SandfordUCFB graduate and Placing Broker at AON

Modules

Foundation year
  • Skills for Learning
  • Mental Wealth
  • Research Project
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport
  • Managing 六合彩开奖结果 Operations and People
  • Introduction to Business and Management (Sport and 六合彩开奖结果)
First Year
  • Understanding International 六合彩开奖结果 Business
  • Introduction to 六合彩开奖结果 Finance
  • Industry Competencies (Mental Wealth)
  • Understanding Sports Fan Behaviour
  • Introduction to 六合彩开奖结果 Economics, Ethics, Tax and Law
  • Financial Management Information Systems and Internal Controls
Second Year
  • International 六合彩开奖结果 Business Analysis
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Industry Readiness (Mental Wealth)
  • Research Methods
  • Intermediate Management and Cost Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
Third Year
  • Strategic Management
  • International Finance
  • Professional Project
  • Industry Engagement (Mental Wealth)
  • Corporate Reporting
Degree specification documents & information

University Campus of 六合彩开奖结果 Business is an embedded college of the University of East London. From September 2021 onwards all graduates will receive a degree from the University of East London.

Click here to download the course specification

Benchmark statements
  • QAA Subject Benchmark Statement for Business and Management (2019)
  • QAA Subject Benchmark Statement for Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism (2008)

Entry requirements

With Foundation Year
UCAS codes
  • UCFB Wembley course code: FBFF
  • Institution: U10
  • Campus: W
  • UCFB Manchester Campus course code: FBFF
  • Institution: U10
  • Campus: E
Academic entry requirements
  • 64 UCAS tariff points or equivalent non-tariff qualifications
  • GCSE Maths and English Language (Grade C/4 or above) or equivalent e.g. Functional Skills Level 2
  • International applicants will be asked to pass the Academic IELTS test with a minimum overall score of 6.0 and no less than 5.5 in each of the four elements

All applications are reviewed on a case by case basis. If your academic achievements do not meet the minimum level required but you have considerable professional experience, please contact admissions@ucfb.com.

International

Please be aware that all applicants who do not hold British or Irish nationality will require a visa to study in the UK.

Our access to a UK Government Student Visa licence is currently being reviewed. This means we are unable to consider applications from any applicant who would require a student visa to study in the UK as we cannot issue a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS).

If you are unsure whether you would need a visa to study in the UK, or for more information, please contact compliance@ucfb.com.

Three Year Degree
UCAS codes
  • UCFB Wembley course code: FBF1
  • Institution: U10
  • Campus: W
  • UCFB Manchester Campus course code: FBF1
  • Institution: U10
  • Campus: E
Academic entry requirements
  • 112 UCAS tariff points or equivalent non-tariff qualifications
  • GCSE Maths and English Language (Grade C/4 or above) or equivalent e.g. Functional Skills Level 2
  • International applicants will be asked to pass the Academic IELTS test with a minimum overall score of 6.0 and no less than 5.5 in each of the four elements

All applications are reviewed on a case by case basis. If your academic achievements do not meet the minimum level required but you have considerable professional experience, please contact admissions@ucfb.com.

International

Please be aware that all applicants who do not hold British or Irish nationality will require a visa to study in the UK.

Our access to a UK Government Student Visa licence is currently being reviewed. This means we are unable to consider applications from any applicant who would require a student visa to study in the UK as we cannot issue a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS).

If you are unsure whether you would need a visa to study in the UK, or for more information, please contact compliance@ucfb.com.

If you don鈥檛 hold a visa for the UK and would still like to study with UCFB, please consider 六合彩开奖结果 Coaching (Distance with Attendance).

Advanced entry

We accept applications with advanced standing via our Advanced Prior Learning (APL) application process. Should you wish to apply for direct entry into Year 2 or Year 3 of one of our undergraduate degree programmes, you will be required to complete an APL application form and provide us with evidence of your previous studies.

Please contact admissions@ucfb.com for further detailed guidance. Please note that should you wish to apply via this process, we strongly encourage you to begin the application process early in the cycle and you will still be required to complete a UCAS application.

How to apply

All applications for an undergraduate degree programme are submitted via UCAS. To apply, please visit听.

Career prospects

Career prospects for graduates of the BA (Hons) 六合彩开奖结果 Business & Finance degree programme at UCFB include 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.听

UCFB Employability & Career Planning

Over 90% of UCFB graduates are in employment within six months of graduating and almost two-thirds of them work within the global sports industry.

At UCFB we bridge the gap between education and business, allowing a unique approach to education. We provide two curricula; the academic curriculum which encompasses exams and coursework and the Employability & Career Planning programme 鈥 a three year journey of professional and personal development.

This provides access to best-in-class industry guest speakers, additional qualifications and exceptional opportunities to apply for work experience placements to ensure our students graduate as well-rounded, empowered professionals.

Find out more about your career journey at UCFB

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Fees

Three year degree
£9,250 per year
Foundation year
£9,250 per year
Additional information about fees and costs

Visit our dedicated page about fees and student finance.

International students

Tuition fees for international students are 拢14,950 per year. To apply to UCFB directly, you will need to use our听UCFB applicant portal.

Click here to find out more information.

Additional costs

The provision of a facility or service including accommodation may be subject to an additional charge (i.e. separate from tuition fees). Where this is the case, we will make this clear in advance and payment for such service shall be made in accordance with any additional contract made between you and the University.

In some instances, optional activities provided by UCFB may carry an additional cost for participants (e.g. qualifications with external certification such as FA Coaching Badges). Any additional costs will be provided to students in advance of any such sessions running.

Student are expected to be in possession of an approved scientific calculator throughout their degree. Costs for these range from 拢5 to 拢50.

Scholarships & bursaries

UCFB has a range of scholarship and bursary options to help with the cost of studying and to encourage students to embrace their time at UCFB and graduate with more than just their university degree. Click here to learn more.

Our UK campuses

UCFB provides an exceptional environment to live and learn in, with state-of-the-art facilities in two inspirational campuses in London and Manchester.

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