St Mary's University, Twickenham

Course Introduction

This two-year Foundation Degree provides a unique and innovative learning opportunity for you to learn and develop your coaching, development, business and entrepreneurship skills whilst gaining an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the football industry.

This degree has been developed as a collaboration between, St Mary’s University and Chelsea Football Club Foundation, a world-renowned charity working with the local community to improve the lives of young people through football and education.

Our Coaching and Development programme provides you with an innovative learning opportunity to enhance your teaching and coaching practice, as well develop your business and entrepreneurship skills. You will learn all of this whilst gaining an in-depth knowledge and understanding of football coaching and development.

During the degree, you will enhance your knowledge and understanding of football through a variety of coaching and research modules that will provoke you to consider the impact you will have on the development of the youth that you coach.

You will also learn to use the latest technology software to analyse your own coaching and the performance of teams through the Performance Analysis modules.

Successful completion of this degree will allow you to progress on to our one-year top-up degree, Chelsea FC Foundation Coaching and Development BSc (Hons).

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Full Time
Foundation Degree - FD Other Fees