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

Pr Shoot - League Managers Association PR Shoot - Hilton Hotel, St Georges Park - 8/9/16 Sir Bobby Robson Charity Football Tournament Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Carl Recine

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

The Employment & 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.

UCFB students during their FA Level 1 Coaching course

UCFB students during their FA Level 1 Coaching course


  • MS Office (Excel & Powerpoint Training)
  • Digital Marketing
  • Practical Sports Journalism (Sportsvibe Website)
  • Essentials of Public Speaking
  • Principles of Management & Leadership
  • Sports Reporting Masterclasses
  • Vlogging Course
  • Introduction to Bookkeeping

UCFB students immersing themselves in the world of broadcasting, by providing full media coverage during a U21s Premier League game


  • STATS – Football Performance Analysis
  • Languages for Business & Sport: Spanish & Mandarin
  • FA Level 1 Coaching Award
  • FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football
  • Media law training
  • Employability skills training – Connections Recruitment
  • Match commentary with The Football Commentary Workshop
  • Sales Professionals Course – Stadimax
  • Accountancy for Coaches – Nordens

UCFB students during their STATS certificate course

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.