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“A Player and a Scholar”

Course Overview

Choose which course you’re interested in below and fill out the corresponding form with your details to register your interest for the start of 2022/23 academic year.

Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Sport (Year One)

DURATION One year

LOCATION Pompey Study Centre

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR? This course is designed for both males and females aged 16-18 who are aspiring footballers. The course enables you to continue your academic studies while training and competing in a professional football environment. You will develop your practical football ability preparing you to play at the highest possible level.

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

Units include:

  • anatomy and physiology
  • professional development in the sports industry
  • fitness training & programming for health, sport and wellbeing
  • sports leadership
  • sports psychology
  • application of fitness testing
  • practical sports performance.

EXTRA BONUS On top of your studies, you will have the opportunity to travel on our international football tour to Memphis and further enrichment and academic trips nationally. You will engage in weekly training sessions, match analysis (all training and matches are recorded on our VEO cameras) and conditioning sessions. Furthermore, you will compete in competitive fixtures against other professional clubs in either the National Football Youth League or EFL Community and Education Football Alliance League.

WHAT NEXT? Most student progress to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport.

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    Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Year Two)

    DURATION One year

    LOCATION Pompey Study Centre

    WHO IS THE COURSE FOR? This course is designed for both males and females aged 16-18 who are aspiring footballers and leads on from the Foundation Diploma. (This is equivalent to 1.5 A levels whereas the Diploma is equivalent to 2 A levels and is part of the 2-year programme)

    WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

    Units include:

    • Development and Provision of Sport and Physical Activity
    • Investigating Business in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry
    • Coaching for Performance
    • Research Methods in Sport
    • Sports Injury Management
    • Skill Acquisition in Sport
    • Rules, Regulations and Officiating

    EXTRA BONUS On top of your studies, you will have the opportunity to travel on our international football tour to Memphis and further enrichment and academic trips nationally. You will engage in weekly training sessions, match analysis and conditioning sessions. Furthermore, you will compete in competitive fixtures against other professional clubs in either the National Football Youth League or EFL Community and Education Football Alliance League.

    WHAT NEXT? After successfully completing both qualifications, students can continue to study both at home and on an international basis, with many students applying for scholarships in North America and Oceania. Students who have progressed to university have gone on to have successful careers in sport science, physiotherapy, sports therapy, sports coaching, sports psychology and performance analysis.

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