601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH, United Kingdom

Manchester City Community Football Coaching - Manchester Metropolitan University

By bringing together our academic expertise with Manchester City’s fantastic community coaching programme, this degree offers the very best of both worlds and an integrated path to rewarding career goals. There are few better places to develop your readiness for a career in sport than the Etihad Campus. This course offers work-based learning in Premier League surroundings, equipping you with the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to find success as a coach or sports programme leader. Academic experts deliver the programme, providing insight and support during your three years. In addition, you are continually mentored and supported by practitioners from the club’s City in the Community Trust providing perspectives from the real world of delivering community coaching and sport development initiatives. You will learn how coaching sport improves aspects of mental and physical health. The programme will cover all aspects of project development – from planning and delivering activity, through to measuring impact – to help understand the potential of sporting opportunities to make a positive difference in the community. **FEATURES AND BENEFITS:** - Delivered in partnership with Manchester City Football Club, providing excellent practical experience supported by academic theory. - Taught at the Etihad campus, home to MCFC and City Football Academy. More than 450 players train on site every week in the Academy, from Under 6s to the first team. - The world-class football facilities include 16 pitches – including a Desso pitch dedicated to community programmes – and a 7,000-seat Academy stadium for elite development squad teams, Manchester City Women’s FC and community use. - The City Football Academy hosts more than 1,000 young people for free soccer schools run by City in the Community coaches, with 32 hours of such activity each week. - Study through work-based learning modules, spending 12 hours a week (typically) developing your understanding of health, inclusion and education with City in the Community.