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Football Science and Business BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 at Burnley College

Course description

This course is intended for those with a fundamental interest in the football industry, from Coaching to Business Management. The course has a strong foundation in Sport Science and how it affects professional players at all levels.

Subjects covered include: Anatomy and Physiology, Fitness Training and Programming, Coaching Practice Related to Football, The Football Business Industry, Operational Management and many more.
Students will take part in practical sporting activities, utilising the excellent facilities at the college. Facilities include a sports hall with a climbing wall, 3G pitch, sport science lab and the newly refurbished fitness performance centre.

All tutors on the programme are specialists in their field with industry experience. All students have primary access to the state-of-the-art facilities on site. The division also has strong links with Burnley Football Club

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language and preferably GCSE Physical Education OR a relevant Level 2 Diploma with a Merit grade and a GCSE grade C in English Language and preferably Physical Education.


Assessment is via written coursework, presentations, practical activities and resource creation.

Future opportunities

A University Degree such as: Football and Business, Football Media, Sports Coaching, Sports Development, Physical Education or Health and Personal Training.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Burnley College directly.

Last updated date: 18 February 2016
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