University Profile


University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) is a world first in higher education, offering undergraduate 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.

UCFB Campus


For postgraduates, UCFB’s Global Institute of Sport (GIS) offers ground-breaking Master’s degree programmes in the football and sports industry utilising a global network of industry leaders and elite stadium venues in the UK, US, Canada and Australia. From 2021, GIS will open its first North American campus in South Florida. Set to deliver degrees in the US from June 2021, GIS’ first non-UK campus will be based at the Inter Miami CF Stadium.


In addition to the unique degree programmes, UCFB also offers an Employability and Enrichment programme of best-in-class executive speakers and exceptional work experience opportunities. Previous guest speakers have included England manager Gareth Southgate, Rangers manager Steven Gerrard and Manchester United legend Roy Keane. UCFB has a number of partnerships with some of the leading names in sport, including the Football Association, League Managers Association, the National League and the Rugby Football League.


Gareth Southgate



 All UCFB students, including those studying online, will have access to the GIS Study Hubs at Inter Miami CF Stadium, New York’s Red Bull Arena, Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Toronto FC’s BMO Field and the Melbourne Cricket Ground, where annual GIS Sports Summits are hosted.

Over 90% of graduates are in employment within six months of graduating, with two thirds of those working within the football and sports industry.


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