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Business Administration (Football Industries) PG Cert

University of Liverpool

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

Overview

The Certificate in Business Administration Football industries programme provides those who hold an MBA (or international equivalent), with the opportunity to study the MBA Football industries football-related modules. The Football Industries MBA (FIMBA) programme is the original, and still the only, Football industries MBA. As an MBA programme, it has the real business focus that management positions in modern sport demand. Focusing on the professionalism and business of the beautiful game, if you want to work in the global football industry - with clubs, governing bodies or related marketing, media and sponsorship companies - this is the MBA programme for you.

The specialist football modules apply business concepts to modern football. You’ll gain a critical awareness of issues in football management, finance and law. Crucially, you’ll receive vocational training for the industry, including the Becoming a Football Executive module and Sports Operations Management module. The broader skills you’ll acquire include analysis, problem-solving, creativity and decision-making. The Becoming a Football Executive module will also strengthen your career management skills and hone your interpersonal communication abilities.

Career prospects

Where It Takes You

FIMBA is at the centre of one of the best existing global networks in the football industry, with alumni working for the top football/sports clubs, governing bodies, media and commercial organisations in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa.

Some of our most recent graduates are now working in:

  • UEFA
  • AEG Europe
  • Asian Football Confederation
  • The [English] Football League
  • Scottish Professional Football League
  • Chinese Football Association
  • Manchester City FC

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 9,000overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and 'Hello International!' welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 122 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    141 66%

    35th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    39th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    35th

    40

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