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Coaching in the Community (Football) FdSc

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Using innovative and engaging teaching, learning and assessment practices our FdSc Coaching in the Community (Football) course will help develop your knowledge, understanding, skills and experience of community football coaching. This course is supported by Stoke City F.C., who deliver community-based sport and exercise services locally/regionally/nationally through their Stoke City in the Community initiatives. The club will provide enhanced work-based learning opportunities, where you can apply your developing skills, knowledge and understanding in an industry environment. The course and university experience, coupled with an enhanced employer engagement, provides the necessary theoretical underpinning and practical competencies for you to gain employment nationally and internationally in a wide range of roles within a sports club/organisation and the wider industry."As coaches and sportspeople of the future, you will develop specific coach related capabilities and skills through experiential learning providing you with a multidisciplinary perspective of sport and performance with areas such as sports development, biomechanics, physiology, strength and conditioning built in.You will have the opportunity to undertake training and professional development relevant to the organisation that provides the enhanced employer engagement elements of the course. For example, the FdSc Coaching in the Community (Football) course will provide the opportunity to complete The F.A. Level 1 and Level 2 Coaching qualifications, as well as Futsal Level 1 and Coaching and Coaching Disabled Footballer’s qualifications.This course aims to develop your abilities to apply research in the sciences to current practices relating to coaching, participation and sport performance and allow you to employ strategic planning and development skills in analysing, understanding and addressing the requirements of performers and sport and exercise focused organisations."

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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UCAS Points : 48


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Staffordshire University

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  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

The new Catalyst building will be home to future-facing Business degrees. All students have access to industry-standard facilities such as the Smart Zone.
Guaranteed work placement opportunities with national and international employers.
Innovative teaching is delivered by research-active lecturers in friendly and supportive environments.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 84 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    124 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%



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