Football and Sports Pathway

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Course Summary

Fees:
£10,000 Per term
Fees Include:
Football
3 A Level subjects + IELTS
Examinations
Textbooks
Full-board accommodation in homestay or residence
(term time only)

Steven Gerrard at Liverpool Football College with students

Choosing the right A Levels at the right place opens up a world of opportunities for a university degree and a career in the football and sports industries. LILA* Sixth Form College has partnered with Liverpool Football College in association with Steven Gerrard to deliver the Football and Sports Pathway.

With us, you can complete your A Level programme while working with a top coaching team and sport scientists. You will be studying for your A Levels in order to pursue your dream career while training and competing like a young professional footballer.

"I’m delighted to lend my support to a top football and education programme, that sets high standards and has a pedigree of developing players and young people."

Steven Gerrard

Students live, study and play football in the iconic city of Liverpool. Alongside their 3 A Levels, students will follow an exciting football programme delivered with a Sport Science approach.

Football Programme consists of:

• 3-4 coaching sessions per week
• Regular competitive and showcase games
• Daily access to gym sessions
• Personalised development plan with regular 1-1 sessions
• Pathways to progress in football to clubs, UK and USA Scholarships
• Opportunity to meet and learn from Steven Gerrard
• Regular guest speakers and pro-club study visits
• Opportunity to take FA Coaching qualification Levels 1 and 2

Possible Careers

Graduates from this programme will be in a prime position to go onto degrees and careers in the Football and Sports Industries. Some of our suggestions for what A Levels to choose for different industries include:

Coaching, PE and Psychology

 Possible degrees:

  • Football coaching and management
  • Football coaching and talent development
  • Physical education
  • Sports business and coaching
  • Sports psychology

Suggested A Levels:

  • Biology
  • Maths
  • PE
  • Business Studies

Business and Law

Possible degrees:

  • Football Business and Finance
  • International Football Business
  • Sports Business and Sports Law

Suggested A Levels:

  • Maths
  • English
  • Business
  • Economics

Media and Marketing

Possible degrees:

  • Football Business and Marketing
  • Football Business and Media
  • Multimedia Sports Journalism
  • Sports Business and Sports Broadcasting

Suggested A Levels:

  • Maths
  • English
  • Business

 Events Management

Possible degrees:

  • Stadium and Events Management
  • International Events Management

Suggested A Levels:

  • Maths
  • English
  • Business
  • Economics

 

"To have this facility and environment to come and learn and become a better footballer, a better human being, to add to your studies and different area, what more do these kids want? I think it is fantastic".

Steven Gerrard