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BSc (Hons) Football Coaching and the Performance Specialist

Football Coaching and the Performance Specialist


in partnership with the Football Association of Wales


Work towards the FAW C Certificate and UEFA B Licence


and expert knowledge spanning the academic and football landscape

UCAS code: 6M0Q

Year of entry: 2021

UCAS Tariff: 112

Duration: 3 YRS (FT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Why choose this course?


The Football Coaching and the Performance Specialist degree is an innovative programme which integrates football coaching awards into an academic course to help you gain employment in the football industry. 

The degree is designed in partnership with the Football Association of Wales (FAW), expanding your football-specific knowledge and its application to the football environment. 

Students will:

  • be prepared to work as a coach or performance specialist (Physiologist, Psychologist, Performance Analyst or Development Officer) in the world of football
  • develop practical coaching skills in addition to developing an understanding of the application of sports science (physiology, psychology, performance analysis) and the social context of the sport of football
  • develop your coaching profile by working towards the Football Association of Wales (Level 2) C Certificate  and (Level 3) UEFA B coaching licences 
  • network with experienced coaches and practitioners from the professional environment within the United Kingdom and further afield


You can also choose to study this course as a foundation year BSc (Hons) Football Coaching and the Performance Specialist (four years including Foundation Year)  UCAS code: 6M0P


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