The role of coach or manager in football is one full of immense pressure, but with that comes potentially huge rewards. Students on this programme will learn how to spot and develop talent, as well as lead with authority. You will engage with, and gain an understanding across, areas such as community coaching, academy coaching, semi-professional, professional and overseas coaching. Taught within the football club environment, the Football Coaching & Management degree qualification provides a unique learning experience and the opportunity to live, learn and develop within the live operations of a professional atmosphere, providing students with access to coaching at clubs across the football pyramid. This degree provides lifelong learning and education to aspiring young football coaches and managers, as well as being the hub for football industry qualifications. You will receive high quality teaching, learning and coaching provision from professionals with backgrounds in academia and professional football. We aim to ensure that everyone on our Football Coaching & Management degree will gain the qualifications, skills and expertise needed for the maximum chance of success within the football industry. We aim to ensure that everyone on our BA (Hons) Football Coaching & Management degree will gain the qualifications, skills and expertise needed for the maximum chance of success within the football industry.
Foundation Year Modules: Skills for Learning, Mental Wealth, Research Project, Contemporary Issues in Sport, Theory of Coaching, Principles of Coaching Year 1 Modules: An Introduction to Football Coaching, An Introduction to Football Management, Industry Competencies (Mental Wealth), Football in the Community, Coaching and Skill Acquisition, Talent Development Year 2 Modules: Scouting and Recruitment, Coaching Within Small Sided Games, Industry Readiness (Mental Wealth), Research Methods, Managing Teams and Individuals, The Reflective Coach Year 3 Modules: Match Analysis, Coaching with Tactics and Strategies, Professional Project, Industry Engagement (Mental Wealth), Working in an Elite Environment
This programme is predominantly assessed through coursework and practical examinations.
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Our access to an International Licence is currently being reviewed. This means we are unable to accept applications for anyone who requires a student visa to study in the UK as we cannot issue Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS). If you are still unsure whether you would need a visa to study in the UK, or for more information, please contact [email protected]
Applicants wishing to start this programme must hold an FA Level 1 coaching badge prior to enrollment. Applicants who do not hold this qualification at the point of application will be asked to achieve this as part of their offer conditions and must do so by August 31st following their application.
Additional entry requirements
Applicants who do not meet the programme's minimum entry requirements will be asked to attend an interview and assessment at a UCFB campus.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||A minimum of 5.5 required in each specific band.|
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Please see https://www.ucfb.ac.uk/ for information on tuition fees and funding opportunities at UCFB, including our Undergraduate Scholarships and Bursaries scheme.