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What makes Football Business Management and Coaching at Worcester special?

Football is a global economic, social and sporting phenomenon. With the English Premier League alone watched by over 170 million people in 200 countries worldwide, new opportunities are consistently presenting themselves in this expanding international industry.

Through a selection of practical and business-oriented modules, this course will equip you with both the football expertise and the management ability required for a successful career in the football industry. With a broad and multi-disciplinary approach, you will develop a clear understanding of football’s place within wider social, economic and cultural contexts, both in the UK and worldwide.

Key features

  • This foundation degree is linked to Kidderminster Harriers Football Club, and may present opportunities to play reserve team football
  • The coach education programme allows you to gain coaching awards whilst you study
  • Excellent industry links and collaborative partnerships provide invaluable real-world experience and insight through work-based learning activities
  • This is a University of Worcester validated course delivered at Birmingham Metropolitan College, Stourbridge Campus Centre of Sporting Excellence
  • Progression on to further study via a linked top-up degree at the University of Worcester, or in to employment in the football and sport industry

Entry requirements

What qualifications will you need?

72

UCAS tariff points

Entry requirements

72 UCAS Tariff points including GCSE English and Mathematics at Grade C (equivalent qualifications to GCSE in English and Maths will be considered). A full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) may be required for some modules.

The points above are the new UCAS tariff, which will be used for courses starting from September 2017. See our new UCAS tariff page for more information.

Other information

If you have any questions about entry requirements, please contact the Admissions Office on 01905 855111 or email admissions@worc.ac.uk for advice.

Further information about the UCAS Tariff can be obtained from http://www.ucas.com   

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Course content

What will you study?

Here is an overview of current modules available on this course. Regular updates may mean that exact module titles may differ.

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Work Based Learning
  • Introduction to the Business of Football
  • Principles of Coaching
  • Football in the Community

Semester 2

  • Work Based Learning
  • Introduction to the Business of Football
  • Science of Football
  • Disability and Inclusion within Football

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Work Based Learning
  • The Business of Football – Project Management
  • Analysis of performance
  • Current issues within Football

Semester 2

  • Work Based Learning
  • The Business of Football – Project Management
  • Coaching for performance
  • Football in a Global Context

Teaching and Assessment

How will you be taught?

Teaching approach

The course is vocational throughout. You will benefit from applying the skills you learn to the workplace and have access to leisure facilities in Stourbridge to carry out work-based study.

Assessment

Assessment for each module varies however includes a range of assessment methods such as observation, report writing, presentations, written work, research proposals.

Careers

Where could it take you?

On successful completion of the programme, there are opportunities to progress onto a linked BSc (Hons) Degree programme at Worcester or to seek employment within the football and sport industry.

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Costs

How much will it cost?

Full-time tuition fees

UK and EU students

The standard tuition fee for full-time UK and EU students registering on the Football Business Managing and Coaching FdSc in 2017 is £8,430 per year.

For more details, please visit our course fees page.

Part-time tuition fees

UK and EU students

The standard tuition fee for part-time UK and EU students registering on the Football Business Management and Coaching FdSc in 2017 is £1,106 per 15-credit module.

For more details, please visit our course fees page.

Additional costs

Every course has day-to-day costs for basic books, stationery, printing and photocopying.  The amounts vary between courses.

Apply

How do you apply?

Applying through UCAS

Football Business Management and Coaching FdSc - CN6F

UCAS is the central organisation through which applications are processed for entry onto full-time undergraduate courses in Higher Education in the UK.

Read our How to apply pages for more information on applying and to find out what happens to your application.

UCAS CODE:

CN6F

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Get in touch

If you have any questions, please get in touch. We're here to help you every step of the way.

Admissions office

01905 855111
admissions@worc.ac.uk  

Admissions tutor

Andrew Blakeley
andrew.blakely@worc.ac.uk