UCFB Clearing hotline 03330161244

Clearing is an opportunity for you to make sure that you get a place on a degree programme that excites you at an institution that will help you to achieve all of your goals. It is not limited to those who did not manage to obtain a place at their first choice institution.

Below is a guide to UCFB and the variety of unique degree courses we offer at both of our inspirational campuses UCFB Wembley and UCFB Etihad Campus.

Please remember to check the UCFB Clearing Guide and FAQ section of the website for general advice and tips for applying through Clearing.


About UCFB

We provide an exceptional environment to live and learn in, with state-of-the-art facilities in two inspirational campuses in London and Manchester, which have the iconic Wembley and Etihad stadiums at their heart.

UCFB is a world first in higher education, offering university degrees in the football and sports industry.

UCFB is dedicated to the delivery of ground-breaking undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in the strategic, operational and business facets of the football and sports industry. UCFB have developed a profile of pioneering qualifications to enable those working within the industry to drive forward their career, and to provide a gateway for those aspiring to pursue their ambitions of working in the global multi-billion-pound market sector.


Degrees available through UCAS Clearing

There are still places available for the following unique undergraduate degree programmes:

BA (Hons) Football Business & Finance*

BA (Hons) Football Business & Marketing*

BA (Hons) Football Business & Media*

BA (Hons) Football Coaching & Management*

BA (Hons) Football Coaching & Talent Development

BA (Hons) International Football Business*

BA (Hons) Multimedia Sports Journalism*

BA (Hons) Physical Education*

BA (Hons) Sports Business & Coaching*

BA (Hons) Sports Business & Sports Broadcasting*

BA (Hons) Sports Business & Sports Law

BSc (Hons) Sports Psychology

BA (Hons) Stadium & Events Management

*Foundation year available

For more information, please contact our dedicated Student Recruitment & Admissions Team by calling 03330161244.


Employability & Enrichment

In addition to the degree programmes, UCFB’s Employability & Enrichment programme of best-in-class executive guest speakers and exceptional work experience opportunities ensure UCFB students graduate as empowered individuals ready for the unique challenges these industries present.

Previous guest speakers have included award-winning BBC Sport presenter Gabby Logan, England manager Gareth Southgate, Chairman of the Rugby Football League Brian Barwick and Belgium national team manager Roberto Martinez.

UCFB empowers its students to build on their personal, professional and academic journey at UCFB and ultimately build towards their career upon graduation. Each programme that a student participates in counts as credits towards earning the exclusive UCFB Award in Football & Sports Leadership.

Read more about the Award in Football & Sports Leadership at UCFB


Career prospects

UCFB are proud to announce that an incredible 92% of current graduates are in employment and two in three of those are working within the sport industry.

Here at UCFB, we and our industry partners believe there are three key ingredients for a successful career. These are a degree, good references and networking, and a proven track record with work experience. At UCFB, you will have the opportunity to achieve all three components.

UCFB graduates have gone on to leading roles at sports organisations including Manchester United, The Football Association and EDP Soccer in the US.


Read more about employability at UCFB


Clearing profiles

Read advice from four UCFB students who applied to study at UCFB via UCAS Clearing.

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Ariana Tan, BA (Hons) Sports Business & Sports Broadcasting

Sam Smith clearing guide

Sam Smith, BA (Hons) Football Business & Media

Sarah Makki, BA (Hons) Multimedia Sports Journalism

Ryan Channer, BA (Hons) Football Business & Marketing


Useful links+

UCFB Clearing guide and FAQs

UCFB accommodation facilities

Living in London

Living in Manchester

For more information, please contact our dedicated Student Recruitment & Admissions Team by calling 03330161244.

UCFB Clearing hotline opening hours+

Call us on 03330161244

Weekdays until 16th August : 9am – 5pm

Thursday 16th August : 7am – 9pm

Friday 17th August : 7am – 8pm

Saturday 18th August : 10am – 4pm

Sunday 19th August : 10am – 4pm

Monday 20th August : 8am – 6pm

Tuesday 21st August : 8am – 6pm

Wednesday 22nd August : 8am – 6pm

Thursday 23rd August : 8am – 6pm

Friday 24th August : 8am – 6pm

Saturday 25th August : 10am – 4pm

Sunday 26th August : 10am – 4pm

Monday 27th August (Bank Holiday) : Closed

Tuesday 28th August : 8am – 6pm

Wednesday 29th August : 8am – 6pm

Thursday 30th August : 8am – 6pm

Friday 31st August :  8am – 6pm

Student Finance+

Going through Clearing?

Have you already applied for Student Finance but now changed your course, your institution or college through Clearing? You need to update Student Finance England as soon as possible as this could affect your Student Finance. It’s easy to update your details online, simply log into your Student Finance account at www.gov.uk/studentfinance and change your application.

If you’ve not yet applied for Student Finance, you should do it now! It takes at least six weeks to process your application, so apply as soon as possible. You might not get all your money in time for the start of your course, but Student Finance England will make an initial assessment so you have some money as close to the start of your course as possible.

Are you an EU student? Have you applied for Student Finance but have now changed your course through Clearing? Then you need to let Student Finance England know. Download an EUCO1 form here.

Questions about Clearing?

To help you sort out your Student Finance, Student Finance England experts will be available online Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm, and Saturday from 9am-4pm, to answer your questions:

• Tweet them @SF_England;
• Post your question on Facebook;
• Ask them in the Student Finance England forum.

You don’t need to wait until you’ve got your results if you’ve got a question!

Helpful tools and resources

For more information, including a range of helpful tools and guidance, visit Student Finance England’s Clearing page on the Student Finance zone here.

You can also watch Student Finance England‘s Going through Clearing video playlist, available here.

Find out how to apply and what Student Finance you can get by reading Student Finance England’s interactive quick start guides here.