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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Southampton Solent University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

ABOUT THE COURSE

Designed specifically for those already working in a professional football environment, this master’s degree will enable you to develop and enhance your existing knowledge and skills in monitoring, analysing and implementing programmes of support to elite football players.

You’ll engage with, and gain an understanding across, areas such as talent identification and recruitment, training and competition demands and team leadership and management dynamics. This will help to enhance your experience and knowledge with the application of a multidisciplinary age-appropriate programme for the development of academy through to professional players. In addition, your supervisory and people management skills will be enhanced to gain greater insight into leadership and provide further career opportunities.

As part of the course you’ll also be eligible to enrol onto BASES Supervised Experience, the recognised path to full BASES-accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist and Chartered Scientist status.

You’ll receive high quality teaching, learning and sport science provision from professionals with backgrounds in academia and football. The course is also informed by extensive links with key industry partners, such as the Football Association, BASES, the Premier League, various professional Football League clubs and leading wearable technology companies. In addition the course will draw on the expertise of current practitioners who, through our renowned guest lecture and seminar programme, add vital applied insights from the world of football.

Students will be equipped with the skills to educate and advise players and coaches on improving training principles and optimising player performance.

What does this course lead to?

As a practicing professional working in football, this course will provide you with the skills to help you develop your current role to work towards promotion or enhancement. Enrolling onto the BASES Supervised Experience route will also allow you to progress towards full accredited status.

Who is this course for?

This course is specifically for those currently working in the professional football industry in the UK, Europe and further afield in sport science support, player development and performance departments. Students can study this course thru Part time also.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    120th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

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