Football Studies (BA Hons Degree)

Our BA Hons Degree in Football studies is focused around the key growth areas of Business, Media and Journalism and Coaching, helping you gain a breadth of knowledge of the industry. You will study key modules that will help you develop employability skills and scaffold knowledge to help you become industry ready. This degree provides you with comprehensive knowledge and real-world experience of the football industry. You will have the opportunity to study a range of contemporary themes, as well as tailor your study to areas of specific interest within football. Our degree focuses around the current trends of football as an inclusive sport and we are proud of the fact that our degree encompasses these values of equality and diversity.

  • STUDY MODE Full-Time

What will I do?

Year 1 consists of:

    • Football Industry Development
    • Introduction to the Pedagogy of Coaching
    • Sport and Leisure Management
    • Careers and Employability in Football
    • Football in the Media
    • Football Psychology

Year 2 consists of:

    • Football in Society
    • Performance Coaching and Analysis
    • Principles of Sports Management
    • Sports Journalism in Print and Online
    • Football Industries: Work Based Learning
    • Sport Research Methods

Year 3 consists of:

  • Applied Performance Analysis
  • Event Management in Sport and Leisure
  • Emerging Trends in Football Journalism
  • Football Studies Dissertation
  • Talent Identification and Player Development

What's next?

There are opportunities to progress into Industry. In addition, students will be able to progress onto a master’s degree course at University of Northampton.


Is it for me?

Have you got a passion for football and are determined to make it as part of your career? The Football industry offers a wide range of career paths, from coaching, to journalism, to business. You must have an interest in keeping up with the latest news and developments in the industry, as this will play a vital role in your learning.



  • Start Date 30/09/2019
  • Course Ref A442-1/3
  • Location Andrew Peck Building - Bletchley Campus
  • Fees £ 8000.00 Per Year

If you are over 19+ then please contact us for more information


There is no essential equipment list however there may be costs associated with any key textbooks or additional trips and visits.

Students will be required to attend for three days a week, with a requirement for self-directed study to support this when away from College.

Progress will be reviewed through regular one-to-one meetings with your tutors, through written and verbal feedback on your assessments, through peer reviewed activities and structured self-reflection on your progress and development.

UCAS Tariff: 96 Points
A Levels: C C C
Pearson BTEC: MMP – MMM

Assessment will be through a range of
• Written reports
• Essays
• Presentations
• Dissertation
• Practical assessments
• Written Reports
• Constructed Models

Why Choose Milton Keynes?


Strong Links with Over 3,000 Businesses


Outstanding Facilities


Affordable Study Options

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