Global Institute of Sport (GIS) is University Campus of Football Business’ (UCFB) destination for Master’s degrees in Australasia and around the world.

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Utilising a global network of industry leaders and elite stadium venues, GIS’ world-class executive education portfolio offers new professional qualifications for students, alumni and sports business professionals, as well an Industry Advisory Board packed with leading names in the world of sport.

GIS offers current and aspiring sports professionals the chance to excel in the industry with a number of graduate and specialist program spanning leadership, business, and coaching delivered by some of the most experienced and respected practitioners in world sport.

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Students can learn at some of the world’s leading sports destinations as part of their studies, including UCFB’s US-based campus at Inter Miami CF Stadium, known as the GIS Inter Miami CF Stadium Campus. Campuses in the UK include UCFB Wembley, London, which features the iconic Wembley Stadium, and UCFB Etihad Campus in Manchester, which has the state-of-the-art Etihad Stadium at its heart. 

Further first-class stadium surroundings include GIS Global Hubs at Red Bull Arena in New York MetroAtlanta’s Mercedes-Benz StadiumToronto FC’s BMO Field and the Melbourne Cricket Ground, where annual GIS Sports Summits are hosted. Some degree programs are also available to study online, allowing students greater flexibility around their studies.

Master's degree programs available exclusively online in the early evening of the AEDT/AEST time zone at GIS are:

Master's degree programs available in a blended format, where the majority is taught online with one intensive residential week face-to-face in Melbourne are:


Benefits to GIS students and alumni include:

  • The chance to access short courses and professional qualifications including Leading Sporting Organisations and Professional Media Training, at a discounted price to further enhance their skillset
  • Oversight from a leading Industry Advisory Board, allowing students to benefit from the network of sports executives from across four continents
  • Increased cross-campus networking opportunities between students based in across the US, UK and online, plus hubs in Canada and Australia
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Further information

GIS Executive Leadership Team:

GIS Industry Advisory Board:

GIS Academic Leadership Team:

GIS Global Taster Sessions:

  • GIS Global Sports Summit @ Melbourne Cricket Ground– January 2022
  • Future Leaders in Football & Sport Conference @ St. George’s Park, Burton-upon-Trent – February 2022 
  • GIS Global Sports Summit @ Red Bull Arena, New York– April 2022
  • GIS Global Sports Summit @ Inter Miami CF Stadium – April 2022
  • GIS Global Sports Summit @ Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta– April 2022
  • GIS Global Sports Summit @ Toronto FC– May 2022
  • GIS Global Sports Summit @ Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta– September 2022

If travel is not possible due to COVID-19 then Summits are planned to be delivered virtually.

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