The School of Sport Science and Physical Activity is focused on promoting football and developing students’ understanding of the variety of ways the football industry impacts on society. Figures released by a leading sports business consultancy reveal that 70 percent of all football fans worldwide are now watching the English game. Never has it been more necessary to prepare well-rounded graduates for entry into football-related professions and industries. Building on the appeal of the UK’s most popular sporting competition, this course prepares you to work in a range of football-related health, education, and social settings through increased participation in football setting placements. The impact of the Premier League and Football League clubs goes beyond the obvious economic impact and encompasses investment in facilities. Community programmes supported by the Premier League in schools and deprived areas have reached a significant scale. The rapid growth of the football sector has created opportunities to become a sports professional in an expanding, borderless industry. Football is one of the most important industries in the UK in terms of interest, participation and consumer spending. This course has been developed to reflect the growing complexity of the football market. The courses offer students the chance to enhance their employability by equipping them with the knowledge and higher-level skills demanded of a career in the global sports industry. Why choose this course?
- Develop a professional approach and understanding of football with a focus on coaching.
- Learn a range of coaching skills to aid your delivery and planning of sessions relevant to the team/player standard.
- Be taught by top class professionals within the field. The staff has worked with many football bodies and a variety of individuals from within the industry.
- Develop your professional network to enhance your employability.
- Become an independent, critical, learner with the skills and knowledge to review current and future trends within the game as well as develop values associated with high quality coaching and player support.
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How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants with other qualifications will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|