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What if you could study a Masters degree from the comfort of your own home and still experience study trips to some of the most exciting sports destinations in the world? With the University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) Online degree programmes you can do just that, and take in trips to the US, Canada and Australia.

UCFB also offers a range of exciting degrees from our iconic campuses based at London's Wembley Stadium and Manchester's Etihad Stadium as well as blended undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Football Coaching which allow students to enjoy the benefits of flexible online learning coupled with practical sessions at UCFB's UK campuses. 

UCFB students have access to our study hubs at New York’s Red Bull Arena, Atlanta’s brand new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Toronto FC’s BMO Field and the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), each of which enables students the chance to enhance their knowledge and expertise of the international sports industry by hearing from and engaging with some of the leading names in sport at each destination.

Our online Masters programmes have been developed to enable those working within the industry to drive forward their career from the comfort of their own home, and to provide a gateway for those aspiring to pursue their ambitions of working in this exciting global industry.

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Online & blended degree programmes

UCFB’s online & blended programmes give students anywhere in the world the opportunity to learn from the comfort of their own home, and gain further qualifications to enhance their career prospects in a format that offers flexible hours and the chance to dictate their own work-life balance.

The online model enables students to fit their studies around existing commitments, such as work or childcare, while gaining the qualifications that will open up pathways to a career in the rewarding world of football and sport.

The blended degree programmes will also include concentrated periods of practical classes on campus. These on-campus elements of the blended degree programmes will be available at both UCFB Wembley, London and UCFB Etihad Campus, Manchester.

Students wising to study one of UCFB’s exclusive online Masters degrees now have the flexibility to start their degree programme at three different times of the year. As well as the standard September start for MSc International Sport Management (Online) students, programme participants will now also be able to begin their studies in January and May. For MSc Football Business (Online) students, they have the option of beginning their studies in January, June and September.

Online & blended degrees available
MSc Football Business (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.

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.

MA 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. Discover more.

MSc International Sport Management (Online)

UCFB’s unique MSc International Sport Management 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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UCFB's global study hubs

Online students have the opportunity to participate in UCFB’s global study hub events in some of the world’s most exciting sports destinations, learning about the sports industry in the US, Canada and Australia.

New York’s Red Bull Arena, Atlanta’s brand new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Toronto FC’s BMO Field and the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will host the brand new UCFB global study hubs, enabling students to further enhance their knowledge and expertise of the international sports industry as well as learn from professionals working at some of the biggest organisations in the sector. 

UCFB Global study hub locations
UCFB @ Red Bull Arena, New York

Home to popular MLS team New York Red Bulls, this global hub provides access to one of the great sports cities that hosts other world-renowned teams including MLB sides the Yankees and Mets, NBA teams Nets and Knicks, the NFL's Giants and Jets, and fellow MLS club New York City FC.

Red Bull Arena provides a unique opportunity to network with and learn from the revolutionary multinational Red Bull football brand, pioneers in 21st century sport.

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UCFB @ Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta

Home of NFL team Atlanta Falcons and 2018 MLS Cup champions Atlanta United, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium is one of the most technologically advanced in the world. This brand new 75,000 capacity arena provides a fantastic opportunity for UCFB students to learn and network in a thriving sports city that also hosts the NBA's Hawks and the MLB's Braves.

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UCFB @ Toronto FC

Crowned MLS champions in 2017, Toronto FC are based at Canada’s national football stadium, BMO Field, and are owned by Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE).

A world leading organisation in sports technology, UCFB students will be able to learn from MLSE's unique business that runs successful venue and multi-sport franchise operations. Our Canadian summits will also access MLSE's stunning Scotiabank Arena, home of the NBA's Toronto Raptors and the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs.

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UCFB @ Melbourne Cricket Ground

If Melbourne is the home of Australian sport, then the MCG is the heart of it. This iconic venue is the largest stadium in the Southern Hemisphere, boasting a capacity of over 100,000 people. It’s a stadium rich in history and is the scene of some of Australian sport's most memorable moments. The MCG is the birthplace of Test Cricket, the home for the AFL Grand Final and has hosted the Olympic and Commonwealth Games along with a range of major events and concerts.

Located in arguably the world's premier sports precinct, the neighbouring Melbourne Park and AAMI Park venues host Australian Open tennis, A-League football and both rugby codes, allowing UCFB students a truly unique sporting and cultural experience.

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The Global Insight Series

Available online through UCFB digital publications, podcasts and videos, and through live seminars and annual summits across our UCFB campuses, global study hubs and networking centres, this key professional development facet of our offering is distributed to the mobile phone and laptop of every UCFB student and alumni. As an Online student, you will also be able to register to attend guest speaker talks at both of our UK campuses, allowing you to experience both Wembley and Etihad stadiums. Find out more.

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UCFB global study hubs

New York’s Red Bull Arena, Atlanta’s brand new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Toronto FC’s BMO Field and the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) play host to UCFB’s global study hubs, enabling students and graduates to enhance their knowledge and expertise of the international sports industry.

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Global Sports Summits

From the 2019/20 academic year, each UCFB global study hub will host an annual Global Sports Summit, bringing together UCFB students, alumni and leading sports industry professionals in some of the most advanced sports and entertainment venues in the world.

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Online degrees

UCFB's online programmes enable students to fit their studies around existing commitments, such as work or childcare, while gaining the qualifications that will open up pathways to a rewarding career.

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