Earn A Degree In The USA & Save £££s!

Our BSc (Hons) degree is an unbelievable opportunity for undergraduates to complete work placements in the USA, achieve UEFA certification, and save £s. UK International Soccer teamed up with the University of South Wales to create a unique degree opportunity.

BSc (Hons) Football Coaching,
Development & Administration

The course is a learning in the workplace degree programme, with placements in the USA. The academic content is taught through online learning and residential teaching weeks.

Save thousands of £s over the course compared to a comparable degree programme

Earn money coaching football while completing your course

Study overseas & travel

Work placement in the USA

Accommodation provided*

Transportation provided*

*Note: Accommodation is provided for USW residential weeks and for all work purposes in the USA. Transportation is only provided when in the USA.


Two Great Options, One Amazing Opportunity

Option 1.

Placement In The USA In All 3 Years Of The Degree

January Intake Start Date

Taught through blended learning this degree option involves students attending residential periods on-campus in Wales in January and November.

The remainder of the course is taught through blended learning material including on-line assignments and work-based learning.

Students spend up to 9 months in the USA in all three years of the course where they conduct their work-based learning through paid on-field coaching and sports administration projects with soccer teams and programmes in the USA.

This option is ideal for those who:

  • Already possess recognized football coaching qualifications (e.g FA, FAW, UEFA qualifications)
  • Have already been coaching within the football industry and have experience coaching children and youth soccer players
  • Are independent, confident, with a desire to travel

Option 2.

Year 1 On Campus, Placements In The USA In Year 2 & 3

September Intake Start Date

Year 1 takes place on-site at the University of South Wales based at the USW Sport Park, at the state-of-the-art coaching and performance development centre. You’ll be taught face to face by leading specialists in the field. Year 1 also includes training and preparation for your work placement with UK International Soccer as well as an opportunity to play for the University teams.

In Year 2 and 3 you will complete paid work placements with UK international soccer in the USA. This is a very unique opportunity to provide you with industry experience where you will apply your learning in a practical environment.

This option is ideal for those who:

  • Have just finished college or 6th form
  • Looking for a traditional University experience in year 1
  • Want to build their coaching knowledge, experience, & qualifications before completing placements in the US
  • Want to experience living away from home at University before heading to the USA

National Student Survey 2019 & 2020

100% of students were satisfied with this course!

Interested? Enrollment OPEN

We are currently enrolling students in our BSc (Hons) Football Coaching, Development & Administration course.

University teaching begins in either September or January, depending on the course option.

"Learning from people in the industry at the highest level has been an amazing experience."

Ryan Smales, USW Graduate & UK International Soccer Coach


SAVE £££s!



Coach Benefits

Degree In The USA

Gain insight into an industry leading company through a unique innovative learning experience in the UK & USA.

Save Money

UK International Soccer will provide you with accommodation and transportation while studying in the USA.

Additional Certification

All coaches will gain Safe Haven, U6, U8 and U10 American Youth Soccer Organization coaching certification.

Coaching Licenses

Obtain your FAW C License &
work towards your UEFA B License.

Earn $ While Studying

Acquire valuable experience,
while earning $ coaching football.

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"The opportunity to travel, work and continue with my studies is a huge benefit of this degree."

Russell Quinn, Degree Student

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