Chelsea FC Football Development

St Mary's University

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This degree has been developed as a collaboration between, St Mary's University and Chelsea Football Club Foundation.

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.

Work placements

The course will also help you to develop valuable industry-relevant skills through the placement modules. Placement opportunities will be available within the world-leading Chelsea Football Club Foundation projects and programmes will include:

  • Coaching across a variety of different settings (schools, football development sessions, girls and boys development centres)
  • Performance analysis
  • RTC (Women's Academy)
  • Education settings (primary and secondary)
  • Social inclusion
  • Health and well-being

For further course details from our partners at St Mary's University, and for information on how to apply, please follow the below links:

Foundation Degree (2 years) - https://www.stmarys.ac.uk/foundation/chelsea-football-coaching

BSc Top-up (1 year) - https://www.stmarys.ac.uk/foundation/chelsea-football-coaching