About the Course
If football is your passion and you want to work with footballers to help them optimise their game in training and competition, this unique and innovative course offers you the theory, practice and experience you need to kick-off an exciting career.
Your studies will cover the physical, physiological and technical aspects of football, and give you the practical and technical skills needed to become a practitioner in the football industry. You’ll gain experience in elite and sub-elite football, and your study will include nutrition as well as specialist modules in strength and condition, recovery and training load, talent identification and development and performance analysis.
You will learn from top class professionals within the football industry, and with staff who have worked with governing bodies such as the FA, UEFA and FIFA as well as people from specific professional football teams. Your lecturers have a wide research portfolio within applied and environmental physiology, biomechanics and performance analysis within the football industry and other team sports.
The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) is a strategic partner of the English Premier League (EPL), aiming to raise the standard of the application of sport and exercise science and promoting evidence-based practice in high performance sport within the UK.
Why choose this course?
This course develops your employability skills through its embedded foundation knowledge, skills and application for professional accreditation with bodies including the Football Association and Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). It will also give you the opportunity to gain recognised coaching awards, such as the FA Levels 1 and 2.
Choose BSc (Hons) Football Science and:
- Learn the higher level technical skills and gain the practical experience demanded for a career in a global sport industry.
- Study a course in close collaboration sports professionals and professional bodies and with strong links to local and international professional and semi-professional teams.
- Develop your skills and employment prospects through off-site coaching and football science support opportunities at local schools and clubs within the community.
- Gain connections in the football industry through links with UK-based professional football teams Luton Town FC, MK Dons FC and Peterborough United as well as International based professional teams in Norway (FK Bodø/Glimt), Estonia (FC Flora, Viimsi MRJK) and Spain (Girona FC).
- Explore a huge number of career opportunities as a sports professional in a rapidly expanding industry.
- Challenge yourself to further enhance your career prospects by adding recognised professional accreditations to your future degree qualification including FA coaching awards and accreditation from the Register of Exercise professionals (REPs).
- Benefit from work experience placements within the University’s Football Academy and through partnership with the semi-professional Dunstable Football Club, giving you hands-on experience in the industry, and opportunity for a professional placement year.
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