At UCFB we pride ourselves on providing students with a stimulating curriculum in a unique environment.We believe our world first approach to higher education gives our students the best possible chance of a successful career in the football and sports industry. What makes our education experience work so well is down to three key components: what we teach, where we teach and how we teach.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • Over 80% of our Masters graduates work within the football and sports industry, at organisations including The Football Association, Everton FC and Sky Sports.
  • Our world first approach to higher education gives our students the best possible chance of a successful career in the football and sports industry.
  • Inspiring campuses and unrivalled opportunities make UCFB a unique learning experience ahead of a career in the one of the world’s most exciting sectors.

About

History

UCFB is a world first in football and sports education, offering university degrees in the football and sports industry. UCFB provides an exceptional environment to live and learn in, with state-of-the-art facilities in two inspirational campuses in London and Manchester, which have the iconic Wembley and Etihad stadiums at their heart.

Education

UCFB is dedicated to the delivery of ground-breaking undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in the strategic, operational and business facets in the football and sports industry.

Career

UCFB has developed a profile of pioneering qualifications to enable those working within the industry to drive forward their career, and to provide a gateway for those aspiring to pursue their ambitions of working in this global multi-billion-pound market sector. These degree programmes give each student the opportunity to study a traditional academic subject within the context of an industry for which they have a genuine passion and interest. 

Short Courses

Business & Management (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)

Services

Student services

Each student will be supported by a Personal Tutor. The Personal Tutor will be the first point of contact for each student, supporting personal and academic development across their three years of study.

Housing services

UCFB has partnered with two excellent accommodation providers to ensure students have access to comfortable and secure halls of residence close to both campuses. We provide accommodation for full-time registered students at each of our campus locations. 

Library services

The Library offers fantastic resources and facilities including: front facing library assistance; one-one study skill sessions covering referencing, assignment structure and research skills; a wide range of books, hundreds of Journals and current affair publications and newspapers.

ICT services

Computing facilities and services across both campuses include: all-in-one desktop PCs; internet and Wifi laptops; printing, photocopying and scanning facilities; Office 365 email accounts; use of the Virtual Learning Environment and many more useful student facilities.

Medical services

We provide guidance and information for both applicants and current students seeking continuing support for dyslexia, medical conditions, mental health difficulties and other disabilities

Student Life

Campus life

UCFB provides an exceptional environment to live and learn across two state-of-the-art campuses in London and Manchester.

UCFB Wembley, London, has the iconic Wembley Stadium at the heart of its campus. What could be more motivating for a future career in the football and sport industry than walking into the most famous stadium in the world? Our UCFB Wembley campus enjoys excellent facilities with lecture theatres, seminar rooms, quiet study areas, library and media suites to name a few.

UCFB Etihad Campus is our state-of-the-art campus devoted to the football business and related industries in the heart of Manchester – one of the world’s most famous footballing cities with a thriving student population.

Sports facilities

The UCFB Athletic Union facilitates all students to take part in sport of some nature during their academic career, whether it is as a competitor, participant, organiser or spectator. With both competitive and recreational activities being played every Wednesday afternoon and at other convenient times during term time, it is the perfect opportunity to get involved and represent UCFB in a variety of sports, including football, netball, futsal, rugby, cricket, tennis or martial arts, to name just a few. UCFB enter teams and individuals into the competitive BUCS leagues and tournaments for a range of sports.

Student clubs

  • At UCFB, the Students’ Union’s role is to support and represent UCFB students and make their experience as exciting and rewarding as possible, as well as presenting students with as many opportunities as it can.
  • The UCFB Athletic Union facilitates all students to take part in sport of some nature during their academic career, whether it is as a competitor, participant, organiser or spectator.

Accreditation

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) undertook a Higher Education Review at UCFB College of Football Business Ltd in 2014. This review has now been published for public viewing and can be found at qaa.ac.uk.

London, England, United Kingdom

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