UCFB

UCFB

Football Coaching & Analysis

More than ever football is driven by statistics and analysis. From a players’ fitness to their in-game attributes, numbers play a huge part in the modern game. This programme will take an in-depth look at the numbers that make the game tick, alongside theoretical and practical coaching disciplines.

The course will enable students to develop a systematic and in-depth understanding of knowledge, and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights for the advanced study of football coaching and analysis.

Students will utilise their advanced knowledge and understanding of football coaching to help them deal with complex issues systematically and creatively, problems, and communicate their conclusions clearly.

The majority of classes for this programme will be taught in the state-of-the-art facilities at Belle Vue Sports Village in order to allow a combination of practical and theoretical learning. All UCFB Etihad Campus students have access to the array of first-class UCFB facilities in the Etihad Stadium and surrounding Etihad Campus.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a 2:1 classification in a sport related degree. Applicants who hold a sport-related degree classification of 2:2 or below or, a non-sport related degree, or significant professional experience will be considered on a case by case basis and may be required to submit a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate sports coaching and/or sports management experience.

All applicants will be interviewed. Recognition of Prior Learning Students with relevant previous study at postgraduate level or with extensive experience may be considered eligible for recognition of prior learning.

Admissions procedures prospective students may contact the course leader for further information about the course and guidance as to their suitability for the course. Online and postal applications are accepted, upon which, candidates demonstrating a suitable academic and experiential profile will be invited for interview.

Some candidates may be required to provide a coaching or management portfolio and/or complete a brief assignment in a relevant subject area to demonstrate suitable level of academic writing.

The course would be ideal for students graduating from BA (Hons) Football Coaching & Management and BA (Hons) Sports Business & Coaching.

Course modules

Our MSc Football Coaching & Analysis modules have been developed in order to give you the best preparation for a leadership career in the football industry.

Semester 1

  • The Football Coaching Process
  • Coaching: From Philosophy to Practice
  • Applied Football Match Analysis
  • Football Consultancy Project

Semester 2

  • Football Statistics & Data Analysis
  • Football Consultancy Project
  • Analysis of Football Coaching Practice
  • Dissertation and Research Methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 £ 9,500 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 £ 13,500 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 £ 4,750 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 £ 6,750 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years

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UCFB Etihad Campus