Diploma in FOOTBALL Studies
BA (Hons) Football Studies
Duration: 3 years full-time
The opportunity to gain football coaching awards throughout the course
A multidisciplinary degree program involving the study of football science, management and social studies
A well experienced faculty with relevant d recognized qualifications
About The Course
Football is the world’s most popular sport. It is played to a high level in every continent in the world and it has been estimated that 25% of the world’s population are football supporters. In the UK alone, it is a market worth billion of pounds, as well as being one of the most important social and cultural phenomena. This course appeals to those with an interest in football and those seeking employment within football-related industries. You will be able to study a variety of topics, including management, coaching and the role of football within society, as well as modules concerned with broader areas of sport.
Football administration, development and coaching
Areas of study
• Football and society
• The football business
• Sports fans
• Introduction to coaching study and skills
• Developing coaching study and skills
• Teaching and coaching
• Sport development
• Issues in sports
• Sport injuries
• Advanced fitness assessment
• Leisure and sport management
• Football and the media
Programme Aim & Objectives:
The overall aim of the programme is to provide students with academic and vocational grounding in football as an academic subject from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, organized into three themes:
• Football administration, management and development.
• Football coaching and science.
• Football and society.
On completing the course, students will be able to:
• Critically debate major theoretical and practical issues relevant to the study of football from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
• Have a clear understanding of the structure of football, and its social, economic, cultural and political role and importance within contemporary society.
• Understand the underlying anatomical, physiological and sociological principles of football participation within contemporary society.
• Understand the theory underlying the management and administration of football at a micro-management level.
• Understand the social and psychological principles underlying football spectatorship.
• Express themselves fluently both in written and verbal form to a level which will enhance employment prospects and general personal performance.
• Initiate and plan academic research projects in football by optimizing the knowledge and competence base acquired during the programme.