United Kingdom

University of St Mark and St John

Derriford Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 8BH, United Kingdom

University of St Mark and St John

Football Development and Coaching

The global football industry has an incredible diversity and number of jobs, from development and coaching to the business side of the game. This degree prepares you to turn your passion for football into a varied and exciting career. This course is delivered in partnership with Plymouth Argyle Football Club’s Community Trust and Devon FA. You will gain a broad overview of the industry, including development, management and governance, event management, coaching theory and practice, performance analysis and the application of sport science principles. Course sessions are delivered by both academic staff and industry professionals, our staff are involved in community and academy programmes as well as the FA Coach Mentor Scheme. Enhance your employment prospects by gaining industry recognised football coaching qualifications. Gain experience through industry placements and events. You will gain skills and experiences to improve your communication, leadership and teamwork, alongside developing research and evaluation skills. Football graduates have huge potential to seek employment all over the world. Careers include working as a football coach, development officer, sports scientist, project manager or analyst, with opportunities across the commercial, charitable or public sectors. On graduating, you will have skills in event management, coaching, running development programmes as well as a strong mix of interpersonal team skills and academic skills.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-17
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £11,000