We offer Foundation Years on a number of our unique undergraduate degree programmes.

A Foundation Year could be an option if you do not meet the entry requirements for your chosen degree programme, or if you have qualifications for subjects that differ to the subjects needed. The content of the Foundation Year is designed to ensure that you progress directly into Year 1 of the linked degree programme with confidence, and will enable you to gain the skills needed for your chosen degree.

The year provides students with the opportunity to reflect on their existing abilities, and to further develop key academic and study skills. It also allows students to learn about employment prospects in their chosen area of interest.

Available degrees at UCFB with Foundation Years
BA (Hons) Football Business & Finance

Football is one of the fastest growing businesses in the world today, with player transfers, contracts, sponsorship and merchandise worth hundreds of millions of pounds. Find out more

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. Find out more

BA (Hons) Football Business & Media

Vastly expanding media revenue, like ever-increasing TV Rights deals, means that clubs that finish bottom of the Premier League earn more prize money than the winners of the Champions League. How is this value determined? Find out more

BA (Hons) Football Coaching & Management

The role of coach or manager in football is one full of immense pressure, but with that comes potentially huge rewards. Find out 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. Find out more

BA (Hons) Multimedia Sports Journalism

The media landscape has changed almost beyond recognition in recent years following the digital revolution, which has paved the way for a 24-hour rolling news agenda. In that time, sports journalism has also developed to become the fastest growing sector in UK media. Find out more

BA (Hons) Physical Education

There is a persistent demand for qualified teachers in popular disciplines such as Physical Education. As a subject area in the National Curriculum, Physical Education places diverse demands upon learners and teachers alike. Find out more

BA (Hons) Sports Business & Coaching

The workforce within football and sport businesses, clubs and organisations is changing and the line drawn between coaching, management and business within the same organisation has blurred. No longer can individuals in a sporting institution exist in isolation and ignore other parts of the business operations. Find out more

BA (Hons) Sports Business & Sports Broadcasting

The English Premier League broadcasting rights for the 2019-22 period are now worth a record-breaking £9.2bn, with Sky, BT Sport and Amazon sharing the £5bn rights to UK coverage and every Premier League match now being shown overseas. Find out more

BA (Hons) Sports Management

A career in sports management is both challenging and exciting. Students will learn many operational, financial, marketing, and legal skills required for many management roles at the same time as developing specific and detailed knowledge of complex and contemporary developments in national and global sport. Find out more

Undergraduate degrees

At the University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) we are dedicated to the delivery of ground-breaking undergraduate degree programmes in the strategic, operational and business facets of the football and sports industry.

Undergraduate degrees