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MA Football Coaching (Blended)

MA Football Coaching (Blended)

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Sports Coaching Football

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Introduction

The multi-faceted world of football requires modern football coaches to have highly developed skills and an in-depth knowledge of the principles of football coaching.

This degree is launching in September 2020.

Degree overview

The MA Football Coaching qualification is designed for those wishing to deepen their understanding of Football Coaching practices. The programme provides opportunities to engage in different aspects of football coaching including areas such as coaching philosophy, tactics and strategies, reflective practice and performance analysis. It is ideal for current professionals working within the Football industry who prefer a more flexible mode of delivery instead of a purely campus based programme.

By having the opportunity to learn from the comfort of their own home or workplace, programme participants will be able to gain a further qualification to enhance their career prospects in a format that offers flexible hours and the chance to dictate their own work-life balance to fit around other commitments. This blended degree programme will also include concentrated periods of practical classes on campus.

This programme is designed for those who already work, or aspire to work, in the sports industry, and offers the flexibility to allow participants to gain a Master’s degree qualification around their busy lifestyle.

Career prospects

The multi-faceted world of football requires modern football coaches to have highly developed skills and an in-depth knowledge of the principles of football coaching. The programme has been developed for those who have graduated from coaching or relevant degree programmes or coaches currently coaching within the game who want to develop their knowledge and skill set further or form part of their CPD. The broad, applied elements of this degree provide students with the skills and experience to progress and work either domestically or abroad in a multi-billion-pound global industry. UCFB’s ability to provide further Employability and Enrichment opportunities engages students in career development allowing students to find their place in the football industry.

82% of UCFB’s 2017 Master’s graduates are working in the football and sports industry within six months of graduating.

Key stats

Start date: September 2020
Duration: 1 Year (Full time), 2 Years (Part time)

Different course options:

  • Blended Full time | UCFB Wembley | 1 year | Sep
  • Blended Part time | UCFB Wembley | 2 years | Sep
  • Blended Full time | UCFB Etihad Campus | 1 Year | Sep
  • Blended Part time | UCFB Etihad Campus | 2 Years | Sep

Modules

This programme is currently subject to validation. The modules will be announced as soon as the degree is validated.

Planned modules will cover subject areas such as coaching philosophy, tactics and strategies, reflective practice and performance analysis.

Different course options

Online/Distance | UCFB Wembley | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Online/Distance

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 2:1 honours degree or a recognised overseas equivalent. Applicants may be accepted with a 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent) provided that they can otherwise demonstrate a strong profile with 50% or above in their dissertation module. Or have professional qualifications of level 2 and above. Professional experience and industry qualifications can be assessed for applicants without the standard entry requirements such as UEFA B licence with 10 years or more experience in a professional coaching environment. Candidates are required to hold a FA Level 1 certificate in coaching football additionally, it would be advantageous for candidates to already hold a FA level 2 or equivalent. All applicants are provided with information relating to student services, with whom they can make contact, should they require additional support or advice as well as information related to appropriate bursaries and funds.

University information

With two campuses centred around Wembley Stadium in London and the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) is the ideal destination for students wishing to pursue a career in the business side of football and the wider football and sports industry. You’ll enjoy excellent job prospects at UCFB too, as more than 90% of graduates are in employment within six months, and two thirds of those are working in the...more

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