In addition to our degree programmes, we provide our students with the opportunity to enhance their skills and experience via our Employability & Enrichment programme.

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UCFB students played their part at the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation fundraiser for the LMA

The Employability & Enrichment programme is designed to ensure that our students have an unparalleled skill-set so that they are perfectly placed for a successful career as soon as they graduate from UCFB.

As part of this opportunity, we offer a number of internal and external additional qualifications at UCFB.

There are courses offered for all UCFB students in addition to degree-specific additional courses. Some of the additional qualifications and courses that we have offered are listed below.

FA badges+

Get your coaching career off to the best possible start by gaining prestigious FA badges alongside your degree. Your time at UCFB will allow you to train and study for the FA Level 1 Coaching Award and FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football – the first steps on the ladder towards possible UEFA badges.


Scout7 is the world-leading software for football performance analysis. Endorsed and used by leading clubs around the world, at UCFB you will learn how to use this game-changing technology to identify and develop talent, as well as scout the opposition. Scout7 is part of Opta Pro.

Public speaking skills+

Whether presenting to a board room or giving a press conference, chances are in your sports career you will have to speak in front of a crowd. Our intimate public speaking classes are led by industry-leading professionals and will develop the way you speak, stand and deliver in these situations.

Match commentary+

We’re delighted to be able to offer our students the chance to get to grips with match day commentary with The Football Commentary Workshop. Professionals from the likes of Sky Sports visit our campus to show students the ropes, before they then head off to live matches to put the classroom learning in real practice.

Agent training+

A lucrative career option, this programme offers UCFB students the chance to learn from the very best on the day-to-day dealings of a sports agent. Sports and entertainment agent Sky Andrew, delivers his sports agent programme exclusively to UCFB students.

UCFB Students gaining invaluable media training at Tottenham Hotspur during an U21s game


Some of these courses will incur an additional cost to participate. Availability may be limited and ability for students to participate will depend on their degree timetable. Please contact us if you would like to find out more.