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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Football Coaching and the Performance Specialist with Foundation year

Wrexham Glyndwr University - Wrexham Campus Wrexham Glyndwr University - Wrexham Campus, UK

Intake Sep 2023

Feb 2023, Sep 2022

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GBP 11750

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48 months


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Program Overview

The Football Coaching and the Performance Specialist degree is an innovative programme which integrates football coaching awards into an academic course. 

The degree is designed in partnership with the Football Association of Wales (FAW) to prepare students who want to work as a coach or performance specialist (Physiologist, Psychologist, Performance Analyst or Development Officer) in the world of football. Students on the programme will develop practical coaching skills in addition to developing an understanding of the application of sport science (physiology, psychology, performance analysis) and the social context of the sport of football.

Students on the programme will work towards the Football Association of Wales (Level 1) Football Leaders Award, (level 2) C Certificate and (Level 3) UEFA B coaching licence. Students completing the programme will develop the skill to work with youth and senior football teams at grassroots and a high-performance level.

You can also choose to study this course as a three year degree (without a foundation year) BSc (Hons) Football Coaching and the Performance Specialist

Key Course Features

  • Includes a foundation year to prepare you for further years of study.
  • Students will work towards Football Association of Wales (Level 2) C Certificate and (Level 3) UEFA B coaching licences.
  • The dynamic lecture environment will support and challenge students to engage with all aspects of the coaching process including hands-on practical coaching, physiology, psychology, performance analysis and coaching pedagogy.
  • Engage with research-active lecturers and industry professionals.  
  • Lecturers are research active, which means that the curriculum is engaging, current and relevant.
  • The staff team includes specialists who have extensive applied knowledge and practical experience of working across the performance range from grassroots to the elite environment.
  • Additionally, students have the opportunity to gain applied experience working within a variety of football settings. Extensive links with partners provide students with the opportunity to develop vocational and industry-relevant skills.
  • Excellent student support from approachable staff. Students engage on a journey which takes them from personal development in the early part of their degree to professional development as they progress through the course.

Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    6 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    Average Tuition Fee Per Year


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    11000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living

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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days



    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses


    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination


    Language Skills


    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days


    3 Years


    CAD 255


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