University Of Bedfordshire Football Studies

University Of Bedfordshire Football Studies

If you’re interested in football and keen to work in a related area this course offers you an overview of football from business, coaching and development angles, as well as a detailed study of the sport industry.

It covers football administration, social issues in football and coaching (with a chance to gain coaching awards), as well as broader areas of sport.

There are opportunities to volunteer with local Football Associations, helping you build your CV and employability skills.

Football Studies – BA (Hons) – Bedford Campus

  • Apply Via – UCAS
  • Course level – Undergraduate
  • UCAS Code – NXF1
  • Campus Location – Bedford Campus
  • Start dates – Oct
  • Duration – 3 Years
  • Attendance – Full time | Part-time day
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  • Learn through a combination of lectures/seminars, field trips and practical experience – including on-site events management operations
  • Study areas including football business, football and the media, developing coaching, football development, sport management and sociology of sport
  • Gain football coaching awards
  • Explore the study of football coaching, management and development in this multi-disciplinary course

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Unit Information – What Will I Learn

Year 1
  • Introduction to Academic and Research Skills for  Degree Study in Sport
  • Sport and Physical Activity in Society
  • Introduction to Sport Development and Management
  • Football In Society
Year 2
  • Qualitative Research
  • Work Experience And Dissertation Preparation
  • Football Development
  • Tactical Sport and Recreation Management*
  • Sport, Culture and Development*
  • Coaching For Development*
  • Sport and Development: Working in Communities*
Year 3
  • Dissertation for Football Studies or Work Experience Project
  • The Football Business
  • Strategic Sport and Recreation Management*
  • Sport and Development in the Global Society*
  • Performance Coaching*
  • Practical Coaching*
  • Sporting Enterprise and Entrepreneurship*

How will I be assessed?