Course Code: PCFBM


Football is now a global business. It is critical that the local and international football industry employs people with the right qualifications, experience and skills. Professional Certificate in Football Business Management is precisely the kind of qualification designed as a 'life after football' for footballers and other football enthusiasts . The industry specific knowledge that students will gain will help them to secure jobs in football organizations and that can only be positive for the game.

The Objective

By the end of the course, the participants should be able to:

  • Obtain a broad knowledge of Football Business Management concepts with a focus on the football world.
  • Apply the Management and Business tools to this sector without the constraints of time or location.
  • Improve the career choice in the Football Industry.
  • Understand the critical role of what football can offer.
  • Identify the framework of business in relation to football.
  • Improve the game of football constantly and promote it globally in the light of its unifying, educational, cultural and humanitarian values.


  • Football Management & Administration 
  • The Growth of International Football Industry
  • Media and Communication in Football
  • Event and Facility Management
  • The Business of Football
  • Football Development
  • Football Marketing
  • Project Paper and Presentation

Entry Requirements

  • Completed SPM or its equivalent ; or
  • Any other qualifications approved by the programme panel; or
  • Basic Degree in any discipline, recognised by any local public universities or private colleges.


  • Weekend classes
  • Specially prepared notes and handouts.
  • Soon to be conducted in the SEA Region ( Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, etc)


  • Examination 50%
  • Project Paper 30%
  • Assignment 20%

Programme Fees

  • Registration : RM 150 .00
  • Course Fee :
  1. Peninsula Mia : RM 3,800.00
  2. Sabah/Sarawak : RM 4,500.00
    (fees quoted above are subject to 6% GST)

Awarding of Certificate

Professional Certificate will be awarded by UMCCed to participants upon successful completion of the course.

Programme Duration

  • A 6 - months programme with weekend classes.
  • Classes will be conducted between 9am #&45; 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Venue will be decided by the programme provider in due course.

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction would be English and Bahasa Malaysia.

Potential Career Opportunity

  • Football Administration & Management
  • Event & Facility Management
  • Sports and Leisure Marketing ( Sponsorship)
  • Player & Match Agent
  • Teaching / Lecturing Sports
  • Tourism Industry
  • Entrepreneurship


For further details, please contact :

Programme Director : Subramaniam E.R. at +6011 1628 4330 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application Procedures

Application must be made through the prescribed form, which may be obtained from UMCCed office or can be downloaded here. 

All enclosed academic records and other supporting documents must be certified true copies.

A complete application should consist of the following items:

A complete, signed application form with a passport size photograph
Copy of Identification Card / Passport
Copy of SPM/ MCE or GCE 'O' Level 
Certificate or equivalent

Please send the application form, processing fees and related documents to the address below either by hand or mail to:

Skills & Education Enchancement Division (SEED),
University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education (UMCCed), 
Level 7, Wisma R&D University of Malaya, Jalan Pantai Baharu, 59990 Kuala Lumpur.

Further enquiries, please contact :
Programme Director
Subramaniam E.R. : 011 1628 4330
E-mail :

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