University of Liverpool: Business Administration (Football Industries)
|Institution||University of Liverpool|
|Department||Management View department profile|
The University of Liverpool Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be AACSB-Accredited.
The Football Industries MBA is named as one of the top 40 sports courses in the world, and the top-ranked sports MBA in the UK by the SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Ranking in 2018.
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.
This 9 month programme consists of five compulsory modules. 60 credits are taken in total.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
MBA Candidates are normally expected to have a minimum of 2–3 years of substantive managerial experience in the private or public sector.
Work based project or dissertation.
Semester 1 compulsory modules: Becoming a football executive (part 1); international football industry; leadership, management and organisation; managerial economics; managing financial resources; sports marketing and sponsorship; strategy and organisation. Semester 2 compulsory modules: Becoming a football executive (part 2); football and finance; innovation and entrepreneurship; international business and the global environment; sport and the law; sports operations management. Summer compulsory: Work based project or dissertation.
|Location||City Centre Campus|
University of Liverpool
|EU||16500 GBP for Year 1|
|England||16500 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||16500 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||16500 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||16500 GBP for Year 1|
|International||23500 GBP for Year 1|
University of Liverpool
The University of Liverpool Management School delivers an innovative and established portfolio of programmes in core areas of business and management, including marketing, economics, international business, finance and accounting.
As a Russell Group University, research is at the core of everything we do and is fundamental to our continuing success. We offer research-connected teaching and a supportive student experience that develops knowledgeable, employable and ethical graduates with a strong international focus.
The School has 175 members of academic and research staff, and there are over 1100 students studying the postgraduate taught programmes.
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