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Football Coaching and the Performance Specialist (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

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  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Football Coaching and the Performance Specialist degree is an innovative programme which integrates football coaching awards into an academic course to help you gain employment in the football industry. The degree is designed in partnership with the Football Association of Wales (FAW), expanding your football-specific knowledge and its application to the football environment. Students will:• be prepared to work as a coach or performance specialist (Physiologist, Psychologist, Performance Analyst or Development Officer) in the world of football• develop practical coaching skills in addition to developing an understanding of the application of sports science (physiology, psychology, performance analysis) and the social context of the sport of football• develop your coaching profile by working towards the Football Association of Wales (Level 2) C Certificate and (Level 3) UEFA B coaching licences • network with experienced coaches and practitioners from the professional environment within the United Kingdom and further afield• Students will work towards Football Association of Wales (Level 2) C Certificate and (Level 3) UEFA B coaching licences. • The dynamic lecture environment will support and challenge students to engage in all aspects of the coaching process including hands-on practical coaching, physiology, psychology, performance analysis and coaching pedagogy.• Engage with research-active lecturers and industry professionals. • Lecturers are research active, which means that the curriculum is engaging, current and relevant.• The staff team includes specialists who have extensive applied knowledge and practical experience of working across the performance range from grassroots to the elite environment.• Additionally, students have the opportunity to gain applied experience working within a variety of football settings. Extensive links with partners provide students with the opportunity to develop vocational and industry-relevant skills.• Excellent student support from approachable staff. Students engage on a journey which takes them from personal development in the early part of their degree to professional development as they progress through the course.You can also choose to study this course as a foundation year BSc (Hons) Football Coaching and the Performance Specialist (four years including Foundation Year) UCAS code: 6M0P

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    84th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    114 55%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52.0 52%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%



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