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RUCST | Study a Degree at Rotherham United Sports College

17 June 2020

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Rotherham United Sports College offer a range of Higher Education programmes designed for individuals wanting to obtain a university qualification and who are passionate about pursuing a career in the football and the sporting industry. The courses allow students to develop the necessary skills, qualities and characteristics that are required to work within professional football club community departments or national governing bodies.

The courses are delivered in partnership with the University of South Wales and all lectures, seminars and tutorials are delivered in a supportive and inspirational environment via online platforms at the New York Stadium. Alongside the academic element of the course, students will be required to complete up to 200 hours of voluntary coaching within the community, alongside the Community Trust and academy staff.

Students have the option of 3 Higher Education pathways:

Foundation Degree Community Football Coaching and Development (2 Years)

Foundation Degree Community Sports Coaching and Development (2 years)

BSc (Hons) Football Coaching, Development and Administration (1 Year Top Up)


Rotherham United Sports College would like to congratulate all 2019/20 Degree students who have completed their courses this year.

Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching and Development (Year 1)

Jamie Black

Reece Kellock


Foundation Degree in Community Football Coaching and Development (Year 1)

Callum Jordan

George Gregory


Foundation Degree in Football Coaching and Development (Year 2)

Yousef Ibdali

Ehsan Jabar

Luke Taylor

Matt Naylor

If you would like to find our more information regarding our degree programmes please visit

Alternatively contact our Education team:

Office: 01709 827767

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