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Ahead In Sport are at the forefront of football, and wider sport, related education and training. 

Working globally with organisations and academic institutions, they provide industry expertise and support curriculum development to create unique and innovative programmes for those seeking to develop their personal and professional skills.

September 2023 sees the launch of their newest online programme, BSc(Hons) Football Industry, to be delivered in partnership with UCEN Manchester and Sheffield Hallam University.

This partnership enables our students to engage with professionals from across the football industry, including Sporting Directors, Head Coaches, Players, Media, Talent ID, Community Development and Football Administration.

Our students also benefit from: 

  • Unique innovative online delivery
  • Integrates with your existing football commitments as a player or member of staff
  • Combine practical learning in all aspects of the football industry with core business skills
  • Learn through a combination of online workbooks, guest lectures and webinars
  • Expert insight from those working in the football industry
  • Football Industry Mentor Scheme
  • Eligible for PFA Education Bursary for PFA Members.
Nicola McCullough, Director of Education – Ahead In Sport, said:

"A UCEN Manchester and Ahead In Sport partnership allows learners, through our award-winning online delivery model, the opportunity to combine their existing football commitments with the academic and personal skills required to support their continued employment in the football industry."

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