Study Abroad in England
The Management and Culture of English Soccer
For the 3-credit course, students will travel to London over spring break to examine the management of soccer in British society. Students will be given the opportunity for first-hand experience in, and a thorough understanding of, the rapidly expanding global sport marketplace. While in London, students are fully immersed in the global and local complexities and relations of the UK soccer industry through:
- formal lectures delivered by scholars from U.K. universities in the field of global soccer culture, management, marketing, and media
- meetings with executives who outline the workings of the UK soccer industry
- field visits to globally prominent UK soccer enterprises and facilities
- participating in physical cultural experiences and social sport competitions
- attending live sport and entertainment events
When: Spring Break
Credits: SLM 246 OR SLM 414 (3 credit hours)
Students enrolled in the course will receive three (3) credits and fulfill their Global Miami Plan. Students will enroll in either SLM 246 (Sport, Management, and Culture) or SLM 414 (Event and Facility Management in Sport).
The program is open to students of all majors and academic backgrounds. It’s intended for those students with personal and professional interests in the area(s) of: sport management, sport policy, tourism and event management, sport sociology, sport coaching, sport science, kinesiology, public health, physical activity, and/or physical education.
The program fee is $2,500. The program fee includes accommodation, meals, site visits, group meetings, activities, and sporting event tickets. Students will also be responsible for airfare which is in the range of $1000 and tuition per credit which for students based on their in/or out-of-state residency. Scholarships are available through Global Initiatives, the College of EHS, and SLAM.
Applications for this program open in September. Admission to the program is rolling - applications are assessed in the order in which they are received. The final deadline to apply is December 15 although the program is likely to fill before this date.
For more information contact Adam Beissel.