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Football Business Management FdA

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    University College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW****Football is not just a game. From sponsorship, marketing and finance to education and leadership, it is a hugely diverse sport and industry offering a wide array of employment opportunities far beyond the most visible roles of playing or coaching. On our Football Business Management foundation degree, you’ll work with clubs and organisations to gain understanding and knowledge of management and leadership within football, preparing you for a varied and exciting career.**From men’s and women’s clubs to youth and para squads, football offers a vast variety of roles, including playing a vital part in developing communities. You will be based at a partner club and your course will feature a combination of classroom-based activities and unique opportunities working on live projects in the club environment. The course will help you gain an in-depth understanding of the business of football, working with a range of people and boosting your CV with real-world experience in a stadium environment.Placements and industry guest speakers are embedded into each year of the course to expose you to wider industry experience and input from experts. You will also have the chance to take football coaching awards and other industry qualifications to support your first steps towards your chosen career.- **This course is delivered in partnership with Birmingham City FC Community Trust and Shrewsbury Town In The Community****WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Practical application** – Take on live projects and practical assessments working at our partner football clubs, as well as having access to our outstanding sports facilities on campus- **Live study environment** – Based at your partner club, you can learn from industry experts while being immersed in the club environment, as well as having use of our University facilities- **Enrichment** – Take a range of additional qualifications alongside your degree, including FA Level 1 and 2, FA First Aid, FA Safeguarding, FA Basic Referee Training Course, Level 2 Gym Instructor and Level 3 Personal Training- **Team Scotland partnership** – Our University will be the home for Team Scotland at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, offering exciting opportunities for our students to work with the team and its athletes**FACILITIES**You will be based at one of our partner football clubs, studying directly with them within a stadium environment. For more information on our partner clubs, see under 'Assessment Method' below.Students on our sports courses have access to a wide range of excellent facilities at University College Birmingham. Our Human Performance Centre features the latest equipment including a 35m sprint track, eight lifting platforms, an anti-gravity treadmill and much more.Our sports clinics on campus are open to the public, enabling students to put training into practice treating and assessing patients. We also share the impressive £3m Avery Fields complex with Bournville RFC, offering an all-weather pitch, two grass pitches and a clubhouse with function room and modern changing facilities.**ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS**We are a higher education partner of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).**PLACEMENTS**Work placement is integral to both the experience and assessment of our foundation degree. You will be required to participate in various community and club-based projects to achieve specific module assessments in a live environment, as well as to enhance your CV.**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Digital content manager- Fan support/liaison manager- Social media manager- Commercial directorYou could also progress onto the final year of a full BA (Hons) degree, such as our Sports M

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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A level : DD - CD

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University College Birmingham

  • Campus address

    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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