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FOOTBALL ACADEMY Level 3 Sport Science

  • Level 3
  • Further Education
  • Lurgan Campus
  • Pearson


Subject to Approval

The Football Academy Level 3 Sport Science programme is designed to provide aspiring football professionals with in-depth knowledge and practical skills in the field of sports science. This course offers a valuable opportunity for individuals to combine their passion for football with scientific principles, enhancing their understanding of performance optimisation, injury prevention, and player development.

This two-year programme is equivalent to three A-Levels and open to both males and females who wish to pursue a career in football. The SRC Football Academy provides a unique opportunity to gain recognised qualifications, whilst gaining access to top class coaching and training facilities.

This programme of study will include coaching and officiating qualifications through our partner the Irish Football Association Foundation to enhance employability.

Throughout this course, students will explore various aspects of sports science, tailored specifically to the context of football. They will delve into topics such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, and performance analysis. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the scientific foundations that underpin athletic performance and learn how to apply these principles to enhance football players' physical and mental capabilities.

Lurgan Campus

Full Time
Mode of Study
Class Type
2 Years
Hours Per Week

1 Available Session