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Foundation Degree programme

21 October 2016

Are you passionate about a career in the football industry? The read on

Are you passionate about a career in the football industry? If so, come and study with Shrewsbury Town in the Community  in 2017/18.

Shrewsbury Town in the Community two-year Foundation Degree programme is a course designed for individuals wanting to attain a university qualification and are passionate about pursuing a career in the football industry.

Students develop the necessary skills, qualities and characteristics that are required to work within professional football club community departments or national governing bodies.

Delivered in partnership with the University of South Wales, all lectures, seminars and tutorials are delivered in a supportive and inspirational club environment via online material.

Alongside the academic element of the course, students will complete up to 200 hours of voluntary coaching within the community, alongside the Community Trust and academy staff, allowing the students to embed and develop the coaching techniques learnt within lectures.

Through the Trust’s partnership with the University of South Wales, all students will be enrolled as a student at the university. Students will be able to access the university’s online library, blackboard and learning materials, providing them with the best possible learning platform to excel within.

Course Summary

Academic Qualification
Foundation Degree in Community Football Coaching and Development

-    FA Level 1 and 2 Award in Coaching Football
-    Community football development
-    Principles of coaching
-    Teach you aspects of children’s and youth coaching, football coaching, football development, social inclusion and sports management skills

The course costs students £8,000 per academic year; however, this cost is covered by student finance.

Start Date
September 2017

Prerequisites to Apply
-    A minimum of 160 UCAS points
-    Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check
-    Three A*-C grades at GCSE, including English and maths

For further information on the course please contact (Club mentor contact details) or click on the following link -

To read the full foundation degree course information click here > Foundation Degree

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