EDUCATION AND FOOTBALL EXCELLENCE 

AT THE BUXTON FC ACADEMY

Foundation Degree Programme

Sport Performance & Analysis FdSc

We are proud to partner with the University of Derby to offer our Foundation Degree course, the ideal progression route from our Level 3 programme. 

The course at a glance:

  • Designed in partnership with industry leaders, and delivered flexibly, allowing you to train on a full-time basis

  • gain invaluable knowledge and practical skills, applied experience & relevant vocational qualifications

  • learn from our expert team who are all actively involved in research, high-performance sport and applied sport science consultancy

  • guidance from specialist mentors in areas such as coaching, video analysis, strength and conditioning,and talent identification 

Plus an abundance of wider opportunities including:

  • Specialist Sports Nutrition training

  • Muscle Injury Prevention and Sports Rehab

  • Psychology in Sport

The programme also offers the opportunity to:

• Train several hours a day

• Compete in Step 7 of the non-league pyramid

• Utilise the latest in wearable GPS and video technology

• Work with our Coaching Team (UEFA-A and specialist coaches)

• Monthly assessments in the University Sports Centre with its state-of-the-art biomechanics and performance analysis suite

This is a two year course which, once completed, gives you a stand-alone qualification or can be built upon by progressing onto the BSc (Hons) Performance Analysis and Coaching Science degree at the University of Derby.

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