Football and Community Sports Coaching with Arsenal FC FdSc
If you are interested in sports science and would like to be a sports coach, this Foundation Degree is ideal.
UCAS Code: CX6D
UCAS Institution Code: L68
Duration: 2 years, full time, 3 days per week
Location: Centre for Applied Sciences
UK/EU fees: £5,860 per year (for a September 2014 start)
What is this course about?
This course teaches the key elements of community sports coaching, with a particular focus on football (carried out in partnership with Arsenal in the Community).
Who is this course for?
If you are looking for a sports coaching course in London, and would like a career as a Community Sports Coach, this foundation degree is for you.
It is for anyone who enjoys playing football, has some experience in coaching sport and is interested in education, mentoring and coaching young people, and youth & community development.
What do I need to get on the course?
160 UCAS points from one of the following:
- 2 A Levels, including Grade C in Biology, PE or Human Biology
- BTEC National Diploma in Sports and Exercise Science, or related area with a Merit, Pass, Pass (MPP) profile
- BTEC National Certificate with a Merit, Merit (MM) profile
- A recognised Access to Higher Education Certificate in a related subject.
- GCSE English Language and Mathematics Grade C, or equivalent
- FA Level 1 Football Coaching Award
- Criminal Records Bureau (enhanced check) clearance is essential
Relevant practical experience and evidence of enthusiasm and commitment are valuable. In your application, include any voluntary or paid experience and/or formal training. The assessment activities during the application process will determine whether this is an appropriate level qualification for you.
Applicants who do not meet these entry criteria will be considered based on equivalent qualifications, previous experience, a College assessment and an applicant interview.
What will I study?
Offering the right balance between acquiring knowledge and developing practical skills, the course is tailored to today’s community coaching sector.
During your studies, you will benefit from an experienced course team with expertise in many aspects of football and community sports coaching, as well as input from a top premiership football club.
Year 1 topics include:
Football and Community Sports Coaching 2
Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology
Coaching Practice: Multisports 1
Academic Skills Within Sport
Football and Community Sports Coaching 1
Fundamentals of Sport Science for the Football Coach
Introduction to the Study of Sports Science
Year 2 topics include:
Football and Community Sports Coaching 3
Sports Coaching Theory and Practice
Coaching Psychology: Groups
Football and Community Sports Coaching 4
Supporting Key Skills Development
Coaching Practice: Multisports 2
Coaching Research Project
What qualification will I get?
You will get a Foundation Degree Science in Football and Community Sports Coaching.
What can I do after the course?
Successful completion of the course will enable you to progress to the third year of BSc (Hons) Sports Science and Coaching at London Metropolitan University.
How do I get on the course?
If you require further information about the course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org