The GIS Master’s Live Virtual Open Evening is a great opportunity to get more information or answers to your questions regarding studying at the Global Institute of Sport. 

One of the most important parts of a GIS Open Evening is learning more about our degree programmes. Our Academic Team have recorded presentations so you can learn more about the modules, assessment methods, work experience and career pathways for your chosen degree programme.

Throughout the evening we will have team members available to talk to you live about anything from Accommodation to Student Finance and Admissions to the Students' Union.

There will be recorded interviews with our current students talking about their journey with us so far. We will also have current students available in the chat giving you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about GIS.

Our Future Students Team are available if you would like further information on our unique degree programmes or would like to arrange a 1-2-1 Contact us

Welcome

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Learn more about your Support Services

If you would like to learn more about your student support services, we have put together a series of short videos which you can watch below.

These videos are everything you need to know about each subject area! If you still have any questions though our team members are available now to chat to live- simply click here!

Accommodation

We have partnered with Unite Students at both the Wembley and Etihad campus to ensure students have access to comfortable and secure accommodation close to both campuses. 

Arch View House at First Way, Wembley and Mill Point, Manchester, are available for students studying at GIS in 2021/2022.

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Wembley 1st Way Virtual Tour

Accommodation for 2021/22 is now open! To find out more or to book your place please click here.

See our accommodation handout here

Admissions
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Application Process Video
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Employability & Enrichment

At GIS we are dedicated to maximising the career opportunities of all of our students. In addition to your degree, you will have opportunities to gain industry-relevant work experience, hear from inspirational guest speakers and network with industry professionals around the world.

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Student Services

The Student Services Team is here to support you across a wide range of areas throughout your studies at GIS, offering personal and academic support.

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Learning Support
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Library and Information Services
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Pastoral Support

See our Student Services Open Day handout here

Student Finance

For all 2021 postgraduate tuition fees, and information on how to apply for student finance, click here.

Postgraduate Student Finance

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Scholarships & Bursaries

Means-tested bursaries are intended to assist postgraduate applicants who genuinely require financial assistance with the cost of studying. Means-tested bursaries are available for students at UCFB Wembley and UCFB Etihad Campus.

A large number of scholarships are also available recognising a variety of achievements such as outstanding female applicants, aspiring media personnel and elite athletes.

Our scholarships are available to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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Download our Scholarships Open Day handout here

Meet the students

Watch recorded interviews with current students chatting through their experiences so far. Existing GIS students will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have about what to expect as a GIS student.

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Our degrees

Learning more about our degree programmes is one of the most important parts of the GIS Master’s Virtual Open Evening. Our Academic Team have recorded presentations so you can learn more about the assessment methods, work experience and career pathways for your chosen degree programme.

As a reminder, the University of East London (UEL) will be the new validating partner for all GIS degrees, beginning with our 2021 student intake.

Together with the University of East London, we are taking the opportunity to review and reinvigorate our curriculum. You can find our proposed modules on the degree page. Simply select the degree and navigate to the modules section.

Please note, these modules are planned for delivery on the programme beginning in September 2021, but are still to be confirmed at a validation event beforehand. We will email all applicants to confirm these modules as soon as we have received final approval ahead of the course starting in September 2021.

Master's Degrees
MSc Football Business (on campus & online)

The MSc Football Business qualification is designed for those who wish to develop an appreciation of key areas shaping the current landscape of the football industry. The programme provides opportunities to engage in different aspects of football business including areas such as governance and regulation, consumer engagement, operational management and business development.

Discover more about MSc Football Business.

Discover more about MSc Football Business (Online).

 

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MSc Football Coaching

This programme is designed for those wishing to deepen their understanding of football coaching practices. It provides opportunities to engage in different aspects of football coaching including areas such as coaching philosophy, tactics and strategies, reflective practice and analysis of coaching practice. It is ideal for current professionals working within the football industry or those who aspire to work within the professional game.

Find out more about MSc Football Coaching

MSc Football Coaching (Blended)

The multi-faceted world of football requires modern football coaches to have highly developed skills and an in-depth knowledge of the principles of football coaching.

Find out more

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MSc Football Coaching & Analysis

This programme will take an in-depth look at the numbers that make the game tick, alongside theoretical and practical coaching disciplines. It will enable students to develop a systematic and in-depth understanding of knowledge, and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights for the advanced study of football coaching and analysis.

Find out more

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MSc Football Coaching & Analysis (Blended)

This programme will take an in-depth look at the numbers that make the game tick, alongside theoretical and practical coaching disciplines. It will enable students to develop a systematic and in-depth understanding of knowledge; and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights for the advanced study of football coaching and analysis.

It is ideal for current professionals working within the football industry who prefer a more flexible mode of delivery instead of a purely campus-based programme.

Find out more about MSc Football Coaching & Analysis (Blended)

MSc Football Communications & Digital Marketing

It is now essential to understand digital viewing trends, social media audiences and how to plan engaging and effective digital media coverage for an ever demanding fan base. The MSc Football Communications & Digital Marketing degree programme is designed for graduates and industry practitioners with a keen interest in football and sport.

Find out more

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MSc Football Communications & Digital Marketing (Online)

It is now essential to understand digital viewing trends, social media audiences and how to plan engaging and effective digital media coverage for an ever demanding fan base. The MSc Football Communications & Digital Marketing degree programme is designed for graduates and industry practitioners with a keen interest in football and sport.

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MSc International Sport Management

GIS' unique MSc International Sport Management degree provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders. This pioneering programme has been developed as a transformational journey suited for graduates of all disciplines, as well as for current professionals working within various sectors of the sport industry, for example in management, marketing or operations.

Find out more about MSc International Sport Management

MSc Sport Management will no longer be running at the Global Institute of Sport for September 2021.

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MSc International Sport Management (Online)

UCFB’s unique MSc International Sport Management degree provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders. This pioneering programme has been developed as a transformational journey suited for graduates of all disciplines, as well as for current professionals working within various sectors of the sport industry, for example in management, marketing or operations. Discover more.

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MSc Performance Analysis in Football

This programme will give students the necessary tools to understand and explore performance analysis principles that rule the modern game. You will gain the knowledge of the theory and practice that enables enhanced performance on the pitch as well as in player recruitment.

Find out more about MSc Performance Analysis in Football

MSc Sports Directorship

The MSc Sports Directorship will qualify you for one of the most important roles today in modern global sport, that of Sporting Director, and critically, will provide you with the skills, knowledge and experience to equip you to sit in a strategic leadership role in a sporting organisation. This two-year part-time course teaches a unique curriculum, tailored to meet the real demands of leading sports organisations. Discover more.

An Introduction to the MSc Sports Directorship programme

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Programme overview

 

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Virtual Tours

Take a virtual tour of the magnificent surroundings which will be your academic home for three years.

Explore UCFB Wembley
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Download the UCFB Wembley Campus Map

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Explore UCFB Etihad Campus
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Download the UCFB Etihad Campus Map

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