Burnley's University of Football welcomed their first intake of students at this week's Championship fixture at home to Watford.
The students will be studying business degrees offered in partnership with Bucks New University focusing on football finance, marketing and and media.
Almost 20 students have enrolled on the course which will be studied at Turf Moor, the students receive season tickets for Burnley matches as part of the package.
"The fact that I had been studying media and business, and then found out they were doing degrees at my favourite club, was enough for me," said Zakk Spencer in the Lancashire Telegraph.
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