Become an expert in sport broadcasting!

BA (Hons) Sports Business & Sports Broadcasting

Bachelor's degree

In Manchester and London

£ 9,250 VAT inc.


  • Duration

    3 Years


Ideal for those seeking to work in the fast-growing, exciting sports broadcasting industry, this degree is designed for those aspiring for a career either in front of or behind the camera. Learning from UCFB’s experienced practitioners, this course will help you understand practices both on the field and in the studio. With access to first-class equipment and inspiring facilities, as well as visits from industry professionals, students are equipped with the tools to succeed in this thriving sector.

This course is available with a Foundation year for those who do not meet main entry requirements. Please see ‘Modules’ and ‘Entry Requirements’ sections on this page for further information, including UCAS codes.




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Wembley Stadium Wembley, HA9 0WS


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Manchester (Greater Manchester)
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Etihad Stadium, Etihad Campus, M11 3FF


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To take into account

This programme is geared towards those who wish to pursue a career in broadcasting, in front of or behind the camera. Huge TV deals are now commonplace in professional football, with each Premier League match now valued at over £10 million. Sport business and broadcasting simply go together. Potential career opportunities upon graduation include match day commentator, videographer, producer, project coordinator, media manager and content creation manager.

The minimum academic requirement for the degree course with Integrated Foundation Year is a 64 UCAS point score under the new UCAS tariff system.

Together sports business and sports broadcasting are one of the biggest businesses in the world, and it is impossible to imagine one without the other. You will gain an understanding of the diverse levels of both sports business and broadcasting, including commercial, event day and sponsorship revenues of rights management and audience profile. Techniques will also be studied for studio and outside recording technologies or match commentary, match reports, television presenting and interviews. You will have the opportunity to work with broadcasting specialists to understand practices both on the field and in the studio, with access to first class broadcasting equipment to enrich your learning experience. You will be taught by industry professionals who excel in areas such as professional journalism, freelancing and editing.

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  • Broadcasting
  • Project
  • Broadcast
  • Media
  • Practical Project
  • Professional
  • Sports Media
  • Research methods
  • Understanding
  • Development
  • Management
  • Sport management
  • Sport business
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Audio & Visual Storytelling
  • Broadcast Studio Production

Course programme

  • Preparing for Success: Knowledge and Creativity
  • Preparing for Success: Self Development and Responsibility
  • Inquiry Based Learning
  • Foundation in Media Practice

Semester 1
  • Understanding Sports Business
  • Principles of Sports Media
Semester 2
  • Principles of Sports Broadcasting
  • Media Law & Ethics

Semester 1
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Audio & Visual Storytelling
Semester 2
  • Research Methods
  • Broadcast Studio Production

Semester 1
  • Sports Broadcast Documentary
  • Professional Practice Portfolio
Semester 2
  • Research Project
  • Broadcast Practical Project
  • Contemporary Issues in Sports Media

Additional information

International students

£14,950 per year

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BA (Hons) Sports Business & Sports Broadcasting

£ 9,250 VAT inc.