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Foundation Degree In Community Football Coaching And Development

Are you passionate about a career in the football industry? If so, come and study with Bristol City Community Trust in 2018/19. 

Bristol City Community Trust’s two-year Foundation Degree programme is a course designed for individuals wanting to attain a university qualification and are passionate about pursuing a career in the football industry.

The courses variety enables students to develop the necessary skills, qualities and characteristics required to work within professional football club community departments or national governing bodies.

Delivered in partnership with the University of South Wales, all lectures, seminars and tutorials are delivered in a supportive and inspirational environment from the newly-redeveloped Ashton Gate Stadium via online material.

Alongside the academic element of the course, students will complete up to 200 hours of voluntary coaching within the community, alongside the Community Trust and Academy staff, allowing the students to embed and develop the coaching techniques learnt within lectures.

Through the Trust’s partnership with the University of South Wales, all students will be registered as a student at the university. Students will be able to access the university’s online library, blackboard and learning materials, providing them with the best possible learning environments to excel within.

Course Summary

Academic Qualification

Foundation Degree in Community Football Coaching and Development


  • FA Level 1 and 2 Award in Coaching Football
  • Community football development
  • Principles of coaching
  • Teach you aspects of children’s and youth coaching, football coaching, football development, social inclusion and sports management skills


The course costs students £8,000 per academic year; however, this cost is covered by student finance. Each student will also be required to pay £200 (approx.) for compulsory Bristol City kit.

Start Date

September 2018

Prerequisites to Apply

  • A minimum of 160 UCAS points
  • Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Three A*-C grades at GCSE, including English and maths

For further information on the course please e-mail or contact the Trust on 0117 963 0636.