Designed to meet the ever-increasing demand for knowledge within the global football market, this Masters Degree in Advanced Performance Football Coaching provides the optimal combination of professional and evidenced-based academic training for coaches, heads of coaching, performance analysts, fitness coaches and indeed all those associated with performance player pathways. This is the first coaching course of its kind in Wales and complements the extensive undergraduate football courses offered at the University of South Wales. The course design has been led by USW sport academics and significantly informed by external partners, including the Football Association of Wales Trust and Swansea City Football Club. The applied nature of the content, delivered by experts in the field, including Premier League and International levels coaches and support staff, offers access to rarely-shared knowledge, and enhances employability through professional development and industry readiness. This unique course will be delivered through a combination of face-to-face teaching (during residential visits) and guided online learning to offer flexibility of study and make it accessible to international students and industry professionals. What’s more, there are three exit points for this course, which means you can study for the Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or the full MSc.
Full Time Year One: MSc Advanced Football Coaching and Performance Pedagogy in Football Curriculum Design and Training Methodologies Analysis of Performance and Tactical Insights The Football Coach as Psychologist Effective Coaching Contemporary Approaches to Player Development Professional Work-Based Development * Applied Professional Project Part Time Year One: MSc Advanced Football Coaching and Performance Pedagogy in Football Effective Coaching Professional Work-Based Development * Part Time Year Two: MSc Advanced Football Coaching and Performance Curriculum Design and Training Methodologies Analysis of Performance and Tactical Insights The Football Coach as Psychologist Part Time Year Three: MSc Advanced Football Coaching and Performance Contemporary Approaches to Player Development Applied Professional Project
Upper Second Class sports related Degree or related industry experience. Applicants must hold a valid UEFA B License or equivalent qualification. (E.g., NSCAA, AFC) Access to the course is via interview only. At interview, applicants will be expected to provide a portfolio of qualifications and experiences. An enhanced DBS check will also be required - details of when and how to apply will be provided to all successful applicants.
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