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BSc (Hons) Football Coaching and Performance

Do you want to be a football coach? The BSc (Hons) Football Coaching and Performance course is aimed at individuals who want to work in the football industry, as a coach or as a member of support staff that provides sport science support, strength and conditioning advice or performance analysis.

Endorsed by Sports Coach UK and designed in conjunction with Cardiff City Football Club and the Welsh Football Trust, this football coaching course will give you the skills to work within professional football clubs and/or national governing bodies. You will develop a coaching profile and work towards your Football Association of Wales (FAW) Level 2 (UEFA C) and Level 3 (UEFA B) coaching licenses.

What you will study

You’ll study football coaching, sport psychology, strength and conditioning, performance analysis, and fitness testing and evaluation. You’ll also have the opportunity to develop a coaching profile and work towards your Football Association of Wales (FAW) Level 2 (UEFA C) and Level 3 (UEFA B) coaching licenses.

Modules

You will have opportunities to gain vocational experience working with our football partners Cardiff City Football Club, Swansea City Football Club, Football Association of Wales and Welsh Football Trust.

Year One

  • Football Coaching Young Performers
  • Strength & Conditioning...
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Facilities

At USW Sport Park, just a few miles from the Glyntaff Campus, we have a notational analysis suite, an impressive strength and conditioning room and over 30 acres of playing fields, including five floodlit pitches, a new artificial training pitch and 3G rubber crumb floodlit football pitch.

Our sport facilities are regularly used by international professional teams, such as the Wales national football team and Cardiff City Football Club. Plus, Cardiff City Football Club Academy is based at our...

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Teaching

Work and Study Placements

Students can undertake placements within professional clubs or community football settings. This may involve hands on coaching, community development work or indeed supporting clubs with funding applications or designing marketing plans. All students complete a minimum of 140hours across the academic year and students have been working with Swansea City Academy, Cardiff City Foundation as well as at the Welsh Football Trust. As part of their degree, students complete their FAW Level 2 Coaching...

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Location

This course is taught at: Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd

UCAS CODE: C610

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If you would like to apply for this course, then you will need to apply online through UCAS.

Dates

  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
    • Part Time 6 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
      • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
        • Part Time 6 Years Start Date: Sep 2017

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