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Degree overview

On this programme you will explore facets of media communications and develop understanding of the relationships between industry stakeholders. You will also gain contextual insight into how public relations and journalism relate to the business of sport.

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Degree content

国产无码 brings senior figures from organisations such as Sky, BBC, ITV, talkSPORT and governing bodies to work with our students and provide them with important insights in to how the media really works in order to supplement the teachings from 国产无码鈥檚 own industry professionals and experienced media academics.

The media pathways explore the many facets of media communications and develop your understanding of the interconnected relationship between industry stakeholders. You will also gain an understanding of football business and media by introducing international football business models and management concepts, business planning, contemporary issues and public relations events strategy. There will be opportunities to develop your practical application of how football brands communicate to their audiences through PR related activity.

Teaching locations for this degree include:

国产无码 Wembley

国产无码 Manchester Campus

In addition to our teaching locations, we also use specialist facilities throughout the academic year as well as additional facilities where required.

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Modules

Foundation year
  • Skills for Learning
  • Mental Wealth
  • Research Project
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport
  • Foundation of Media Practice
  • Media Law and Application
First Year
  • Principles of Sports Media
  • Understanding the Business of Football
  • Industry Competencies (Mental Wealth)
  • Sport, Media and Society
  • Introduction to Broadcasting
  • Business of Digital Media
Second Year
  • Applied Digital Journalism
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Industry Readiness (Mental Wealth)
  • Research Methods
  • Public Relations Strategy
  • TV Studio Production
Third Year
  • Football Brand Management
  • PR Crisis Management in the Football Industry
  • Digital Futures
  • Professional Project
  • Industry Engagement (Mental Wealth)
Degree specification documents & information

University Campus of Football Business is an embedded college of the University of East London. All graduates that begin their degrees with 国产无码 from September 2021 onwards will receive a degree from the University of East London.

Click here to download the course specification

Benchmark statements
  • QAA Subject Benchmark Statement for Communication, Media, Film and Cultural Studies (2019)
  • QAA Subject Benchmark Statement for Business and Management (2019)

Entry requirements

With Foundation Year
UCAS codes
  • 国产无码 Wembley course code : FM1F
  • Institution: U10
  • Campus: W
  • 国产无码 Manchester Campus course code: FM1F
  • Institution: U10
  • Campus: E
Academic entry requirements
  • 64 UCAS tariff points or equivalent non-tariff qualifications
  • GCSE Maths and English Language (Grade C/4 or above) or equivalent e.g. Functional Skills Level 2
  • International applicants will be asked to pass the Academic IELTS test with a minimum overall score of 6.0 and no less than 5.5 in each of the four elements

All applications are reviewed on a case by case basis. If your academic achievements do not meet the minimum level required but you have considerable professional experience, please contact admissions@ucfb.com.

International

Please be aware that all applicants who do not hold British or Irish nationality will require a visa to study in the UK

Our access to a UK Government Student Visa licence is currently being reviewed. This means we are unable to consider applications from any applicant who would require a student visa to study in the UK as we cannot issue a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS).

If you are unsure whether you would need a visa to study in the UK, or for more information, please contact compliance@ucfb.com.

If you don鈥檛 hold a visa for the UK and would still like to study with 国产无码, please consider Football Coaching (Distance with Attendance).

Three Year Degree
UCAS codes
  • 国产无码 Wembley course code: FM10
  • Institution: U10
  • Campus: W
  • 国产无码 Manchester Campus course code: FM10
  • Institution: U10
  • Campus: E
Academic entry requirements
  • 96 UCAS tariff points or equivalent non-tariff qualifications
  • GCSE Maths and English Language (Grade C/4 or above) or equivalent e.g. Functional Skills Level 2
  • International applicants will be asked to pass the Academic IELTS test with a minimum overall score of 6.0 and no less than 5.5 in each of the four elements

All applications are reviewed on a case by case basis. If your academic achievements do not meet the minimum level required but you have considerable professional experience, please contact admissions@ucfb.com.

International

Please be aware that all applicants who do not hold British or Irish nationality will require a visa to study in the UK.

Our access to a UK Government Student Visa licence is currently being reviewed. This means we are unable to consider applications from any applicant who would require a student visa to study in the UK as we cannot issue a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS).

If you are unsure whether you would need a visa to study in the UK, or for more information, please contact compliance@ucfb.com.

If you don鈥檛 hold a visa for the UK and would still like to study with 国产无码, please consider Football Coaching (Distance with Attendance).

Advanced entry

We accept applications with advanced standing via our Advanced Prior Learning (APL) application process. Should you wish to apply for direct entry into Year 2 or Year 3 of one of our undergraduate degree programmes, you will be required to complete an APL application form and provide us with evidence of your previous studies.

Please contact admissions@ucfb.com for further detailed guidance. Please note that should you wish to apply via this process, we strongly encourage you to begin the application process early in the cycle and you will still be required to complete a UCAS application.

How to apply

All applications for an undergraduate degree programme are submitted via UCAS. To apply, please visit听.

Career prospects

This degree provides 国产无码 students with an insight into how public relations and journalism relate to the business of football and the wider sports industry with career opportunities as wide and varied as media and marketing manager, digital media executive, social media strategist, video service manager, videographer, football data analyst and match day commentator. Graduates have the ability to rise to senior managerial roles due to the management aspect of the degree.

国产无码 Employability & Career Planning

Over 90% of 国产无码 graduates are in employment within six months of graduating and almost two-thirds of them work within the global sports industry.

At 国产无码 we bridge the gap between education and business, allowing a unique approach to education. We provide two curricula; the academic curriculum which encompasses exams and coursework and the Employability & Career Planning programme 鈥 a three year journey of professional and personal development.

This provides access to best-in-class industry guest speakers, additional qualifications and exceptional opportunities to apply for work experience placements to ensure our students graduate as well-rounded, empowered professionals.

Find out more about your career journey at 国产无码

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Mental Wealth

Each of our 国产无码 undergraduate degrees is underpinned by an embedded strand of learning and skills development, including a formalised a short work-placement opportunity, to better equip students for the 21st century workplace and enhance employability opportunities.

This allows students to develop a set of key transferrable skills to ensure they are ready for the modern workplace when they graduate, including emotional, social, physical, cultural and cognitive intelligence, digital proficiency, industry and community connections, and giving back to the community through projects and volunteering.

Every 国产无码 degree has one Mental Wealth module in each academic year to cover these skills, and our learning outcomes for all modules are closely mapped to these same competencies in order to maximise graduate's industry readiness and career opportunities.

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Graduate and Apprentice Journalist at talkSPORT Mya Graham

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Fees

Three year degree
£9,250 per year
Foundation year
£9,250 per year
Additional information about fees and costs

Visit our dedicated page about fees and student finance.

International students

Tuition fees for international students are 拢14,950 per year. To apply to 国产无码 directly, you will need to use our听国产无码 applicant portal.

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Additional costs

The provision of a facility or service including accommodation may be subject to an additional charge (i.e. separate from tuition fees). Where this is the case, we will make this clear in advance and payment for such service shall be made in accordance with any additional contract made between you and the University.

In some instances, optional activities provided by 国产无码 may carry an additional cost for participants (e.g. qualifications with external certification such as FA Coaching Badges). Any additional costs will be provided to students in advance of any such sessions running.

Students may need to buy a storage device, such as an SD card, to host their material in the broadcast modules in year two of the course. Costs for a SD or similar depend on the memory size. A typical 32GB card will cost around 拢10.

Scholarships & bursaries

国产无码 has a range of scholarship and bursary options to help with the cost of studying and to encourage students to embrace their time at 国产无码 and graduate with more than just their university degree. Click here to learn more.

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