BSc (Hons) Football Coaching & Performance

Course type

Course duration
3FT/6PT BSc (Hons)

BASES endorsed

West Midlands

Course description

The BSc (Hons) Football Coaching and Performance degree will give you the skills and experience to help gain employment in the football industry as a coach within an academy, performance, community or grassroots setting, as a football performance specialist. You will also be well prepared for a range of coaching and related roles within the wider sport and physical activity sector. The course has been designed through consultation with West Bromwich Albion, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Walsall FC, as well as The Football Association (FA) Coach Educators to identify the skills and qualities needed to work in the football industry. Our unique coaching course combines a football specific degree with the opportunity to apply your knowledge in industry through our excellent placements with our partner clubs, at home or abroad. You will study all disciplines of football coaching, covering modules in; pedagogy, coaching science, and performance analysis, all of which are taught both theoretically and in a range of practical contexts.

The course has been endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA). The course has been mapped against employer-set professional standards of a Coach, meaning that you will be equipped with the competencies and skills needed to meet the requirements of potential employers.


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BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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