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Football Business and Finance (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
This Football Business and Finance (Hons) degree from UCFB brings the study of finance into the highly stimulating context of the beautiful game and wider sport industries.
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Overview

This Football Business and Finance (Hons) course from UCFB is available with a Foundation year for those who do not meet main entry requirements. Please see ‘Requirements’ and ‘Modules’ tabs on this page for further information, including UCAS codes.

The global football industry attracts some of the most powerful and recognisable brands in the world, such as Nike, BMW, Samsung, Budweiser, Coca Cola and McDonald’s. 

In contrast, many clubs and organisations struggle to break even and meet their responsibilities of paying creditors and the tax authorities. 

This degree therefore is essential to produce commercially astute business and finance graduates for this ever-expanding industry.

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.

Career

Career prospects for graduates of the BA (Hons) Football 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Understanding Football Business
  • An Introduction to Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Accounting & Finance
  • Understanding Football Fans & Customers
  • International Football Business Analysis
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Research Methods
  • Intermediate Management Accounting

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.

General Requirements

  • Applications are welcomed from students with a genuine passion and ambition to work in the football and sports industries.
  • The minimum academic requirement for this degree course is a 112 UCAS point score under the UCAS tariff system 
  • A minimum of 2 A Levels including two C grades
  • A BTEC Extended diploma grade DMM
  • A BTEC Diploma grade D*D*
  • A combination of BTEC and A-Level qualifications with at least two C graded A levels or Merit graded BTEC equivalents.
  • International Baccalaureate (minimum of 30 points)
  • An Advanced GNVQ in an appropriate subject at Distinction level
  • An Access Course: minimum of 60 credits, including at least 45 at Level 3
  • An equivalent level 3 qualification

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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