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Sign Up For BA Sport Management Online Programme

Last updated: 12.30pm, Thursday 19th January 2017 by


The FIFPro Online Sports Management Degree is unique as you can study for a FULL time degree whilst playing football AND it’s completely FREE to PFA Scotland members.

It’s a fantastic opportunity to prepare for life after football as you will have a BA in Sports Management which can lead to a variety of jobs at clubs, football bodies or within the sports industry including General Manager, Director of Football, Event Manager, Sponsorship Manager, Marketing Manager or Corporate Hospitality Manager.

Applications for the 2017 Semester – which starts in September 2017 – are now open, but the deadline is very tight as all applications MUST be in for 1st March.

The course will include and cover the following topics:

  • Sport Industry

  • Sport Marketing and Consumer Behaviour

  • Sponsorships and Fundraising

  • Sport Management (Strategy, Organisation and Management Theories)

  • Sport Economics (Sport as a Product, Sport Finance)

  • Methodology and Research in Sports

  • Consultancy

  • Leadership

  • Human Resource Management

  • Sport Law

  • Sport Contracts

  • Risk Management


At the moment Scottish players on the programme include Scott Boyd (Kilmarnock), Ziggy Gordon (Partick Thistle), Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers) and Andrew Webster (St Mirren).

The Degree is run by the University College of Denmark (UCN) and study is done online via a special portal, but with the support of a specified lecturer/mentor.

Like any other university course, applicants must satisfy certain educational criteria.

If you are interested in applying for the FIFPro Sports Management Degree or want to find out more contact Michelle Evans on 07796 171490 or email


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