Community Football Coaching and Development

Are you interested in a career in football? Then come and study with Wolves in 2017.

Wolves Community Trust offers a two year Foundation Degree in Community Football Coaching and Development. In partnership with the University of South Wales and English Football League Trust this unique opportunity allows students to study at Molineux and take part in a bespoke work based learning programme with Wolves Community Trust.

You will be enrolled as a student at the University of South Wales and will have access to all learning materials including lectures, practical sessions and interactive workshops. Alongside the academic element of the course, students will complete up to 200 hours of work based learning with Wolves Community Trust, this allows the students to embed and develop the coaching knowledge gathered and apply it within programme delivery.

The Foundation Degree enables students the opportunity to combine theoretical knowledge with practical coaching experience that supports students in developing the skills and qualities necessary to work within the sports industry.

Course Modules

Year One
Year Two
Managing and Developing Football in the Community Football In Society
Academic Research and Professional Skills Sports Science in Football
Introduction to Sports Development Youth Football Coaching
Introduction to Sports Science for Coaching PE and School Sport
Football Coaching Theory to Practice Sport Placement
Technical Planning and Reflective Practice in Football

Start Date

September 2017


2 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for the course the following qualification are required;

  • PPP at BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 / MM at BTEC Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 / DD to include at least one A Level in Science, Mathematics, Physical Education or Psychology but to exclude General Studies
  • FA Level 1 Award in Football or equivalent
  • Three GCSEs at grade C or above including Mathematics and English Language are also required for enrolment.
  • Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service Check (DBS)

Tuition Fees

All fees are per year, once you have started your course then your fees will remain the same for each year of study.

Aug 2017 - July 2018 Fees

Full-time UK and EU: TBC or Full-time International: TBC

Career Opportunities

There is the option to study a top up year in BSc (Hons) Football Coaching, Development and Administration which allows students to complete the third and final year of the degree.

Graduates of the degree can pursue careers in a variety of areas including sports performance, sports and football development, school sport and coach education.

Applications for the course need to be submitted via the university.

For further information and enquires please call on 01902 828366 or email

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