We would like to welcome you to the Live UCFB Open Day! Today will give you the chance to learn more about us, chat to our academic team and current students, as well as access any additional information about anything from Accommodation, Student Finance, Admissions to the Students' Union.

Chris FalveySenior Events Manager at UCFB

Explore the UCFB Live Virtual Open Day

The Live Virtual Open Day is a great opportunity to get more information or answers to your questions regarding studying at UCFB.

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

Throughout the afternoon there will be live sessions with our Academic Team and current students giving you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about UCFB life.

We'll also have team members available to talk to you live about anything from Accommodation to Student Finance and Admissions to the Students' Union.

A programme for the event can be found below;

Welcome to the UCFB Virtual Open Day

 

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Chat to UCFB students

Existing UCFB students will be chatting through their experiences and be on hand to answer any questions you may have on what to expect as a UCFB student:

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Chat to our academic team

Our academic team will be available throughout the afternoon to answer any questions you may have regarding your chosen degree programme.

Please see below the time slots for each degree;

2.30pm - 3.30pm (Click to start live chat)

Football Business & Finance, Football Business & Marketing, International Football Business, Sports Psychology, Stadium & Events Management, Sports Business & Sports Law 

3.00pm - 4.00pm (Click to start live chat)

Football Business & Media, Multimedia Sports Journalism and Sports Business & Sports Broadcasting

3.30pm - 4.30pm (Click to start live chat)

Football Coaching & Management, Sports Business & Coaching, Football Coaching & Talent Development, Football Coaching (Blended) and Physical Education

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Our degrees

Learning more about our degree programmes is one of the most important parts of the UCFB Open Day. Our Academic Team have recorded their Open Day presentations so you can learn more about the modules, assessment methods, work experience and career pathways for your chosen degree programme.

Simply click here to start watching
BA (Hons) Football Business & Finance

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. Discover more.

Wembley

BA (Hons) Football Business & Marketing

Football is a multi-billion-pound global industry. With its revenue driven by the marketing of its products and services, competition amongst brands is fierce and qualified professionals are in high demand. On this degree you will gain an understanding of football business and be introduced to concepts such as business models, management, business planning and return on investment by our expert academics. Discover more.

Wembley

Etihad

BA (Hons) Football Business & Media

On this programme you will explore facets of media communications and develop understanding of the relationships between industry stakeholders. You will also gain contextual insight into how public relations and journalism relate to the business of sport. Discover more.

Wembley

Etihad

BA (Hons) Football Coaching & Management

This programme allows students to learn how to spot and develop talent, as well as lead with authority. You will engage with, and gain an understanding across, areas such as community coaching, academy coaching, semi-professional, professional and overseas coaching. Discover more.

Etihad

BA (Hons) Football Coaching & Talent Development

This programme reflects the needs of the football industry by understanding strategies used around the world, relating theory to practice, and gives students the knowledge and skills to work in youth development departments at clubs domestically and overseas. Identifying and developing talent is an imperative facet of the modern game, with more and more clubs vying for the stars of tomorrow as transfer fees continue to break records. Discover more.

Etihad

 

BA (Hons) Football Coaching (Blended)

This programme is designed for aspiring football coaches who wish to further their knowledge and understanding of working in football coaching settings. Discover more.

BA (Hons) International Football Business

The globalisation of football has been swift. Growing markets in the likes of Asia and the Americas mean an understanding of the sport in an international context opens many career paths in football business. You will study the key drivers which fuel this rapid growth, including the nature of ‘fandom’, the development of the international football and sports industries and the implications of cultural differences linked to commercial deals. An understanding of how to bid for international events will also form part of this degree programme. Discover more.

Wembley

BA (Hons) Multimedia Sports Journalism

On this degree programme, students will learn a range of digital and social media skills which enable sports journalists to tell stories across a range of platforms to reach a global audience. Discover more.

Wembley

Etihad

BA (Hons) Physical Education

This programme combines the complex practical and theoretical demands of the subject and provides guidance in allowing you to become an effective leader and educator. Discover more.

Wembley

Etihad

BA (Hons) Sports Business & Coaching

This programme is ideal for those looking for experience and understanding of the world of business and sport and to develop as a manager. It provides a unique learning experience and the opportunity to live, learn and develop within the live operations of a professional sports environment by our UEFA qualified coaches, some of whom have previously coached at the academies of leading Premier League clubs. Discover more.

Wembley

Etihad

BA (Hons) Sports Business & Sports Broadcasting

Ideal for those seeking to work in the fast-growing, exciting sports broadcasting industry, this degree is designed for those aspiring for a career either in front of or behind the camera. Learning from UCFB’s experienced practitioners, this course will help you understand practices both on the field and in the studio. Discover more.

Wembley

BA (Hons) Sports Business & Sports Law

This degree links the commercial and legal aspects of sports business, through varied learning such as field trips to the likes of the Supreme Court and workshop masterclasses with sports law specialists. Discover more.

Wembley

BSc (Hons) Sports Psychology

This degree combines contemporary and traditional areas of research and theory in sports psychology with the principles and skills of management within the football and sports industries. Discover more.

Wembley 

BA (Hons) Stadium & Events Management

On this degree programme, you will cover core topics such as event planning and event design, as well as the key event components of marketing, finance and event legislation. This programme provides the unique opportunity to study the intricacies of stadium and events management within a world-class sport and entertainment venue. Discover more.

Wembley

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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!

Employability & Enrichment

At UCFB 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.

Download our Employability & Enrichment handout here

Student Services

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

Learning Support
Library and Information Services
Pastoral Support

See our Student Services Open Day handout here

Student Finance

Paying your way through higher education can often be a daunting experience for applicants. However, many options are available to applicants and students and paying for your degree is often not as difficult as it seems.

Download our Student Finance Open Day handout here

Accommodation

UCFB has partnered with two excellent accommodation providers to ensure students have access to comfortable and secure halls of residence close to both campuses.

Unite Students 1st Way, Wembley, and Liberty Point, Manchester, are available for students studying at UCFB in 2020/21.

Download our Accommodation handout here

Scholarships & Bursaries

Means-tested bursaries are intended to assist undergraduate 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.

Download our Scholarships Open Day handout here

Download our Bursaries Open Day handout here

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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

Virtual Tour

Download the UCFB Wembley Campus Map

Explore UCFB Wembley on Google Maps

Explore UCFB Etihad Campus

Virtual Tour

Download the UCFB Etihad Campus Map

Explore UCFB Etihad Campus on Google Maps

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