Exeter College

Football Coaching and Development Exeter College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth


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Course summary

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The Football Coaching and Development Foundation Degree is a two year full time course which will enhance your ability to apply the theoretical concepts of coaching and development in the world of football.
This is a very exciting course that offers a broad range of modules including Football Development in the community, Applying Science to the Game and An Introduction to Performance Analysis. All the modules have been specifically designed to help amplify employability opportunities post completion of the course.

The course includes a work placement module to provide learners with the opportunity to practically apply their extensive knowledge base gained throughout the course. In addition to the course, opportunities will be provided to help maximise the learners ability to apply their skills developed in the world of football coaching. The course runs in partnership with Exeter City Football Club, utilising their extensive knowledge of Football Coaching and
Development from their community enhancement to their elite performance programme.

Football Coaching and Development provides a platform for a variety of careers in rapidly expanding industries. The course encompasses learners gaining valuable experiences and work placements within the football coaching and development environment which can lead directly in to full time employment.

Other opportunities include progressing on to the third year of the BSc (Hons) Coach and Fitness Education,
BSc (Hons) Coach and Physical Education or the BA (Hons) Sports Development and Coaching degrees at
the University of St Mark & St John.

Additional Inclusive Qualifications:

In conjunction with the programme, further relative qualifications are available, including Futsal Level 1, FA Level 1 and 2 coaching courses, FA Youth Awards (Module 1 and 2), and ISSA Street Soccer Level 1.

Course details

Assessment method

The programme is delivered by a combination of lectures, seminars, practical sessions, lab sessions and group work. The majority of the programme is assessed through course work which will take the form of written reports, presentations, practical sessions, case studies and seminars. There are some timed assessments and examinations.

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 CC67
Institution code E81
Campus name Main Site
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

International applicants


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,995 Year 1
England £7,995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,995 Year 1
Scotland £7,995 Year 1
Wales £7,995 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Exeter College
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Hele Road

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