Study Applied Football Studies Bsc (Hons) at Lichfield FC Football Academy

Applied Football Studies Bsc (Hons)

Who is this qualification for?

Aimed at professional football players and those who work or volunteer in football, this three year, online course has been specifically designed for those seeking to develop a greater understanding of the football industry and the role of business management.

This diverse and unique degree combines learning in key areas of the football industry – including leadership, coaching, talent development and psychology – with practical business skills.

It is ideal for those thinking about a long term career in sports sector.

What does this qualification cover?

Created by the University of Salford Business School and Ahead in Sport, with support from Leeds Utd Football Club, BSc Applied Football Studies is the UK’s first jointly-developed online degree for the football industry, mixing industry expertise and research within an academic qualification.

The course provides the flexibility to work alongside your current football environment or employment and recognises the significant growth in sports management opportunities beyond just playing the game.

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Why study Applied Football Studies Bsc (Hons) at Lichfield FC Football Academy

This is a practical course which builds on your football experiences as a player or in a player facing role. You will develop strong skills relating to the business of football and be provided the opportunity to use your passion for the game to support your career progression.

The course is delivered over three years.  Both the business and the football modules have been specifically developed to be delivered online for this course. In addition, you will undertake independent study in your own time.

Each term is 12 weeks; there will be an induction week, 10 weeks of teaching and 1 week for assessments.  During the term you will study 3 modules; for each module, you will have 5 hours per week of online learning plus up to 10 hours per week applying your learning in your work.

Course Summary:

Course: Applied Football Studies Bsc (Hons)

Delivery Method: Blended  (Approx 95% online, 5% face to face)

Course Duration: 3 Years, Full Time Study

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Units of Study Include:

  • Principals of Coaching and Learning
  • Digital and Business Skills
  • Introduction to Psychology and Media
  • Introduction to Football Conditioning
  • Contemporary Issues in Football
  • Introduction to Leadership

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