Coaches teach and develop football throughout all stages of a players career. The modern coach must be able to employ contemporary techniques in their coaching practice, by understanding the strengths and weaknesses of the latest coaching philosophies. They must also harness the scientific expertise and support available to them, to create an ideal environment for player and team development. Students will gain the theoretical and practical skillset to coach in elite football. The four year integrated Masters degree combines undergraduate and postgraduate study into a single degree. The degree blends university education and research-based learning with guaranteed applied experience in an elite, professional football setting with Ipswich Town FC Academy.