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EDUCATION

With each year of delivery certificated individually and culminating in the BSc, we provide a Higher Educational environment that not only provides life changing experiences but also flexibility and safeguards for students or students athletes should their career opportunities take them around the world. But even then we can remove the barriers to learning through our technology, even live streaming lecture content directly from our lecture theatre to athletes around the globe

 

The Educational curriculum and lectures are delivered by UCS, who provide and employ all

Lecturers and work in partnership with The Football Uni Programme.

WHY CHOOSE TFUP?

The Football Uni Programme brings together outstanding industry networks from around the word and outstanding UCS Lecturers giving our students and student athletes a Universal experience from which they can maximise their true potential.

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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.

HNC

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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HND

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

BSc

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.

- FESTUS LORI

NYBERGSUND - NORWAY