Football Industries MBA

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months   Part-time: 24 months
  • Programme start: September 2020
  • Entry requirements: MBA Candidates are normally expected to have a minimum of 3 years of substantive managerial experience in the private or public sector.

Career prospects

Where It Takes You

  • The MBA programme is rated second in the UK for opening up career opportunities (The Economist ‘Which MBA?’ 2017 Ranking)
  • 97% of MBA graduates surveyed who were actively seeking employment received a job offer within 3 months
  • The average salary increase of those students surveyed was 74%

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