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Football Medical Leadership and Performance

1 Year
September 2023
Distance Learning

On this course, you’ll embrace a business approach and apply it to elite football. You'll develop an understanding of performance, leadership, and operational medical department challenges.

Why study with us

  • This is a brand new programme bespoke to the world of elite-level football.
  • Our course has brought together football experts, recognised internationally in their field. This ensures content and delivery is aligned to the football industry's demands.
  • This degree offers a rounded syllabus, developing significant skills that will help you lead at the highest level of football.

What you'll do

  • From online lectures, webinars and Teams meetings, from both academic staff and their peers, you will learn in a variety of online methods.
  • External speakers from the world of sport, football, and business will provide you with a toolkit. This toolkit covers the whole spectrum of leadership and performance.
  • The course embraces practical learning & research from within football clubs. There will also be opportunities to research at a higher level beyond this programme.

Module overview

Course delivery

This is a distance learning course which is taught entirely online with no face-to-face teaching.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Fees and funding

Distance Full-time£7800 per year
Distance Part-time£867 per 20 credits
Distance Full-time£8400 per year
Distance Part-time£933 per 20 credits

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Sport and Health Sciences located in the Faculty of Allied Health and Wellbeing

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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