Top Up – BSc (Hons) Football Coaching, Development and Administration

Register your Interest Today!

If wishing to apply for the course, please register your interest above and one of our staff will assist you throughout the application process.

Our Football Coaching, Development and Administration Top Up (BSc Hons) is designed for students who have already obtained a football-related Foundation Degree or equivalent qualification.


Who is it for?

This unique football coaching course focuses on both the football and business-related knowledge needed to develop professionals for the industry. You will expand on your knowledge-base and will be able to specialise your work-based learning experience in line with your career ambitions. Developed in partnership with professional coaching organisations, this football coaching course allows you to study and gain work placements across the globe.

How will I study?

Learning will take place through virtual lectures and face to face mentor support in the educational room in the Community Hub based at Shrewsbury Town Football Club (SY2 6ST). As well as practical learning in the fields and laboratories at the University of South Wales Campus in Cardiff (CF24 2FN) when on residential. You will complete up to 200 hours of directed work based learning whilst completing your project to give you the vital skills for a career in youth coaching, football development, sports science or performance analysis.

Academic Qualification


Start Date

September 2022

Entry Requirements

The successful completion of an appropriate Foundation Degree or equivalent. USW considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience.

Exit Routes


Applied Professional Project (Double Module)

Strategic Sports Development

Community Football Coaching: Theory to Practice

Contemporary Issues in Sports Coaching

The Business of Football

Come along to our University Education Open Evening!

We are hosting an Open Evening at the Shropshire Homes Media & Training Suite at the Montgomery Waters Meadow on the 16th of December from 18:00 to 19:00. Find more information on our social media platforms or sign up at the following link:

Contact Us

For further information, please speak to one of our experts by using the contact details below:

[email protected] 01743 289 177 ext 6