Business Administration (Football Industries) PG Cert

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 9 months  
  • Programme start: September 2020
  • Entry requirements: You will require an MBA or equivalent postgraduate degree and a minimum of 2–3 years of substantive managerial experience in the private or public sector. A master's level qualification in Business/Management/Finance may also be considered.

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
  • Celtic FC
  • Liverpool FC
  • Santos Laguna [Mexico]
  • BATE Borisov [Belarus]
  • FC Bayern Munich
  • FC Seoul [South Korea]
  • FC Colo-Colo [Chile]
  • Gremio FBPA [Brazil]
  • Nike
  • Adidas
  • Octagon
  • European Broadcasting Union
  • Rugby Football Union
  • England Netball
  • NBA

Read our alumni stories.

Dedicated MBA careers support

Whatever your experience as a manager and whatever your professional ambitions, you’ll be supported with your future career planning from the very first week.

Work experience opportunities

We've been able to organise work-based placements for many of our postgraduate students. These are generally linked to your dissertation project and are extremely valuable as a result. We work hard to make sure students and hosts get the maximum from the placement.

Here are just some of the organisations we work with:-

  • Airbus
  • American Marketing Association
  • Caterpillar
  • Chartered Management Institute
  • Chiron Vaccines
  • CIPSI
  • CMI
  • EURAM
  • Everton FC
  • Getrag-Ford
  • Hewlett Packard
  • HSBC
  • Institute of Exports
  • Jaguar
  • KPMG
  • Liverpool Chamber of Commerce
  • Liverpool FC
  • Professional Liverpool
  • Sky Television
  • UEFA
  • Unilever
  • Vauxhall
  • YKK