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From Asia to Europe and to America, sport is a global phenomenon and supporters, participants and owners all play their part. Additional to the programme, students can select the opportunity to choose to study in Madrid, at the Real Madrid Graduate School, to gain real international insight.Degree overviewUCFB’s unique MSc International Sport Management provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders.This pioneering programme has been developed as a
From Asia to Europe and to America, sport is a global phenomenon and supporters, participants and owners all play their part. Additional to the programme, students can select the opportunity to choose to study in Madrid, at the Real Madrid Graduate School, to gain real international insight.
UCFB’s unique MSc International Sport Management provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders.
This pioneering programme has been developed as a transformational journey suited for graduates of all disciplines, as well as for current professionals working within various sectors of the sport industry, for example in management, marketing or operations.
Real Madrid MBA
Additional to the programme, students can select the opportunity to choose to study in Madrid, at the Real Madrid Graduate School – Universidad Europea, to gain real international insight.
The Real Madrid Graduate School – Universidad Europea MBA in Sports Management provides the MSc International Sport Management students with an enriched experience and additional learning opportunity that furthers the students' employability prospects.
With our exclusive UK partnership with Real Madrid Graduate School, we are able to offer this bespoke certificate for UCFB students, which is an add-on to your degree.
The price of the Real Madrid experience is only guaranteed for those joining in 2019 and completing the experience in the summer of 2020.
In addition to the inimitable degree programme delivered at UCFB Wembley’s world-class facilities, students will be able to enhance their understanding of the business and operations of a sporting superpower through a unique period spent at the Real Madrid Graduate School – Universidad Europea, the educational arm of the world’s biggest football club.
By experiencing two of the most iconic sporting destinations in the world, Wembley Stadium and Madrid, students are fully immersed within the sports industry and are able to develop a network of world-class industry contacts.
The specificity of sport, with its high media coverage and numerous stakeholders, requires managers to have uniquely honed business skills and an in-depth knowledge of the principles of sport management. The programme has been developed for those with aspirations towards senior management positions within the core functional departments of the sport management industry, spanning business development, marketing, finance, operations and media. The international elements of this degree provide students with the skills and experience to progress in a multi-billion-pound global industry. Graduates of the MSc International Sport Management degree will be awarded degrees by our esteemed academic partner institution, Bucks New University.
UCFB’s Global Institute of Sport (GIS) offers groundbreaking master’s degree programmes in the football and sports industry. It utilises a global network of industry leaders and elite stadium venues in the UK, US, Canada and Australia.
GSI partners with VSI Executive Education (VSI) to deliver a world-leading executive portfolio. There are professional qualifications for all learners including graduates and sports business people. Also, the Industry Advisory Board boasts some of the top names in the world of sport.
Students enjoy excellent job prospects at GIS. More than 82% of master’s graduates are in employment within six months. Two thirds of those are working in the global sports industry.
Degree programmes cover three main areas:
Business, Law and Finance
Coaching, PE and Psychology
Media, Marketing and Events.