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Football Development & Coaching FdA

Middlesex University

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UCAS CODE: C60J

Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Hendon Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-OCT-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Develop football coaching knowledgeFootball is now a multibillion-pound global industry and more professional clubs are creating Trusts and Foundations with football-specific jobs. These organisations require a unique, flexible workforce who can utilise the passion of football as a vehicle to drive other positive outcomes such as health, education and employment. Our degree in Football Development and Coaching is an ideal route into the football industry.You will be able to develop football coaching knowledge and skills for a range of abilities and environments, from grass roots to more elite level players. You will learn the politics of football development, and how to engage under-represented community groups using football-based projects. Additionally, you will learn the science of football performance including psychology, performance analysis, biomechanics and nutrition.Why study FdA Football Development & Coaching at Middlesex?Our Football and Development course is ideal if you want to work in the football industry and make a positive difference to people’s lives. If you have a passion for sport, in particular football, and want to work in the sports industry, either as a sport or football development officer, coach or even a PE teacher, this course is for you. You should ideally have A-Level PE or a BTEC in Sport, as well as experience in coaching, although this is not essential.Industry experience is an integral part of this Foundation Degree, and you will have the opportunity to gain experience within Watford FC CSE Trust or other relevant organisations. While studying Football Performance, you will have access to a range of high-spec laboratory equipment at our High Performance Centre based at Barnet Copthall Stadium, home of Saracens Rugby Club. You will also have the chance to complete your FA Level 2 alongside your studies.This is a joint Foundation Degree with Watford FC Community Sports and Education Trust meaning that you'll split your time between our Hendon campus and the Cedars Youth & Community Centre in Harrow. However, you'll still be enrolled as a Middlesex University student and have access to all the associated benefits along with the addition of industry knowledge and expertise from Watford FC Community Sports & Education Trust.Course highlightsBenefit from cutting edge industry experienceWork with world class academic facilities, both on campus at Middlesex University and at Watford FCLearn from leading academics in their field

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 64

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University information

Middlesex University

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Barnet, NW4 4BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 84 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    117 59%

    58th

    30
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    75th

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