U23s Degree Model


Be a student of the game

Study online and achieve a university degree whilst training and playing football full-time at The Academy of Sports and Education.

The Academy of Sports and Education is proud to provide several pathways for students aged 19 and above after they have finished their college studies.

Students will study for a degree programme in BSc (Hons) Applied Football Studies accredited by leading Universities in the UK.

Students will have the opportunity to study on a programme that has been informed by academic research and industry professionals who have worked within Football and the wider Sports industry.

Learning will take place online via lectures, seminars, workshops and practical sessions, so you can continue to train and play on a full-time football programme whilst developing your knowledge and understanding in coaching, talent identification, player development, leadership and sports business.

Students will be supported through their online degree by The Academy of Sport and Education coaches and educators, who all have extensive experience and contacts in professional football and higher education.

The annual tuition fee for this degree programme is £8000 (£1250 less than the average UK degree). This is covered by your student loan if you apply to Student Finance England – https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-student-finance

You may also be eligible for the PFA Education Bursary, if you register as a member of the PFA – https://www.thepfa.com/education/funding-and-applications

For more information about the course, contact degree@academyse.co.uk