Want to up your game? Join our unique and innovative coaching degree programme to improve performance and success in football (soccer). Specifically designed to be delivered around the unconventional working patterns of sports professionals.
Our unique degree course is specifically designed to fit around the working patterns of busy sports professionals. Whether you're involved in men's or women's football, it will give you skills and techniques for coaching success.
If you're a player at the moment, our course will give you the chance to learn a wide range of transferable, highly practical skills and prepare for a career in coaching in the future.
If you're already a coach, this qualification will build on your existing badges and coaching experience. It will reinforce the theories and concepts behind the practices you've developed so far, give breadth to your knowledge and coaching techniques, and further enhance your coaching style and career success.
We've developed our course with education professionals in the football community, including associations and clubs in the Premiership, Championship, leagues one and two, and England Women. Our specialist tutors work with elite clubs and they'll share their knowledge and expertise, helping you to achieve your aspirations. You'll learn in an innovative, supportive and challenging environment with other players and coaches.
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Over the course of three years, we'll study areas such as football finance, youth coaching, sport development, sports science and sports psychology. And in your final year, you'll be able to carry out a research project in an area that's of particular interest to you.
This course is delivered online, with a compulsory residential study week in June for each year, in Cambridge, UK.
The best coaches are the ones that continue to update their skills
If you're a player: this course provides you with an exceptional opportunity to learn a wide range of transferable and highly practical skills while you train on the pitch, preparing you for a career in coaching in the future.
If you're a coach: this qualification builds on your existing badges and coaching experience by reinforcing the theories and concepts behind the practices you have developed so far, giving breadth to your knowledge and coaching techniques and further enhancing your personal coaching style and career success.
We'll assess you in a number of ways, including patchwork texts (smaller pieces of work, or 'patches' that are built up into a whole), presentations, portfolios and written assessments.
The Faculty of Science & Technology is one of the largest of five faculties at Anglia Ruskin University. Whether you choose to study with us full- or part-time, on campus or at a distance, there’s an option whatever your level – from a foundation degree, to a BSc, MSc, PhD or professional doctorate.
Whichever course you pick, you’ll gain the theory and practical skills needed to progress with confidence. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the very latest laboratories or on field trips or work placements with well-known and respected companies. You may even have the opportunity to study abroad.
Everything we do in the faculty has a singular purpose: to provide a world-class environment to create, share and advance knowledge in science and technology fields. This is key to all of our futures.
Most English undergraduates take out a tuition fee loan with Student Finance England. The fees are then paid directly to us. The amount you repay each month is linked to your salary and repayments start in April after you graduate.
If you choose not to take out a loan you can pay your fees directly to us. There are two ways to do this: either pay in full, or through a three- or six-month instalment plan starting at registration.
You must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments. You will also be asked for a deposit or sponsorship letter for undergraduate courses. Details will be in your offer letter.Paying your fees
We offer most new undergraduate students funding to support their studies and university life. There’s also finance available for specific groups of students.
Grants and scholarships are available for:
The annual fee for this course includes learning materials, teaching, guest lectures, and board and lodging for the residential weeks. Prices subject to increase in September 2017
Please note that personal travel to and from the residential venues is not included, nor any fees relating to learning delivered by external providers, such as FA Badges.
The residentials take place in June of each year, and are between three to four days in duration. Residentials take place on our Cambridge campus.
If you are a UK/EU student, loans are now available to cover the cost of studying this course (subject to eligibility, terms and conditions). Ask us about payment by instalments.
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We've a number of scholarships, as well as some fee discounts for early payment.
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