Staffordshire University

Football Coaching and Performance (Two year accelerated) Staffordshire University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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Our two-year Football Coaching and Performance degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge to gain employment in the football industry.

If you are considering a career in the football industry, perhaps have an interest in football and coaching, or have an ambition to further develop your theoretical and practical knowledge and skills within the sector, then our Football Coaching and Performance degree is ideal for you.

This is an accelerated degree, which is delivered over two years instead of the typical three years for an undergraduate course. The course aims to provide aspiring football coaches with the opportunity to acquire the appropriate skills and develop the specific knowledge required to gain employment in the football industry, both in the UK and internationally.

This course is delivered by a highly motivated and well-qualified team of academics, as well as expert UEFA licensed football coaches.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award:

BSc (Hons) Football Coaching and Performance

Course details


Year 1 Core modules: Developing Research Skills in Sport and Exercise, Performance Testing and Monitoring in Football, Research & Graduate Employability in Sport & Exercise, Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology & Biomechanics, Academic and Employability Skills in Sport and Exercise, Training Principles for Football, Coaching & Teaching in Sport, Coaching & Teaching in Sport (Invasion Games: Football), Academic and Employability Skills in Sport and Exercise, Performance Testing and Monitoring in Football, Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology & Biomechanics

Year 2 Core modules: Coaching, Analysis and Skill Acquisition, (Applied Football), Paediatric Strength and Conditioning (Football), Talent Identification and Development in Football, Placement: Football Coaching and Performance, Personal & Professional Development in Sport & Exercise, Professional Practice in Football, Contemporary Issues in Sports Coaching, Coaching, Analysis, and Skill Acquisition, Placement Football Coaching and Performance

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course code C610
Institution code S72
Campus name Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points 120 UCAS Points.
A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is required for international students.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths and GCSE English at grade C or above are highly desirable at entry point. If these qualifications have not been achieved at course commencement, there is an expectation that they will be studied for and passed by degree completion to help enhance future employability prospects.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

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Staffordshire University
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Stoke on Trent

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