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EDUCATION

At the football college we specialise in sports industry qualifications, providing anoverview of the multiple career pathways that are open to graduates from the college. By taking this approach it allows our students to explore the various avenues open to them across areas such as coaching, teaching, sports development, sports science, analysis, scouting and many more. Only by truly understanding what the sports industry can actually offer can students find the best pathway for them as an individual.

The educational curriculum is delivered by vluk, who provide and employ all tutors and work in partnership with the football college

WHY CHOOSE TFC?

The football college brings together academic provision and quality uefa standard football coaching. With a football curriculum operating alongside the academic curriculum students and student athletes benefit from a more active and rounded experience. Not only do you develop academically, but you will develop as an individual and also as a member of the team in order to develop life’s key transferable skills – confidence – leadership – communication – team player – problem solver

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OUR COURSES

We offer a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching Science). This three year course is split into three separate courses.

 

  • Level 4 - Higher National Certificate (HNC)

  • Level 5 - Higher National Diploma (HND)

  • Level 6 - Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching Science)

 

Throughout these courses our students explore how exceptional athletes can be assisted to perform to an elite standard, whilst underpinning the psychological and physiological aspects of sports performance.

BTEC LEVEL 3 YEAR 1

The UCS Higher National Certificate in Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching Science) provides opportunities for learners to develop their knowledge in high-performance sport. The modules allow for learners to fully understand how athletes can reach optimal performance.

 

The HNC is made up of a series of modules:

Unit 1 - Sports Nutrition

Unit 2 - Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Unit 3 - Anatomy & Physiology

Unit 4 - Professional Skills (Pearson Set)

Unit 5 - Coaching Practice and Skills Development

Unit 6 - Training, Fitness, Testing

Unit 7 - Physical Activity, Lifestyle & Health

Unit 11 - Injury Prevention

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BTEC LEVEL 3 YEAR 2

The Higher National Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching Science) offers opportunities for our students to continue to explore how athletes can be assisted to develop their levels of performance, whilst continuing their own personal development by carrying independent research projects.

This consists of the following units:

 

Unit 14 – Research Project

Unit 15 – Advanced Coaching

Unit 16 – Performance Analysis

Unit 17 – Talent ID and Development

Unit 24 – Personal and Pro Development

Unit 25 – Work Experience

Unit 28 – Leadership and Management

BTEC LEVEL 2  ONE YEAR

The UCS BSc in Sports Coaching develops the knowledge obtained from the HNC and HND qualifications into a full Bachelor of Science degree.

 

The BSc is built around 5 modules in 2 semesters:

 

Semester 1

1. Research methodologies in sport.

2. Performance Coaching

3. Nutrition, Lifestyle and Health for Athletes

 

Semester 2

3. Planning and Performance Management

4. Dissertation  

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SINCE JOINING TFUP I HAVE CONTINUED WITH MY STUDIES WHILST PLAYING PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL IN NORWAY. I FEEL I HAVE THRIVED IN THIS ENVIRONMENT THANKS TO THE SUPPORT AND THE CONSTANT LINE OF COMMUNICATION WITH THE STAFF WHICH HAS ASSURED ME GREATLY.

- HABTAMU AYELE

TFC alumni 2020