Derby County Community Trust

Looking For A Career In The Football Industry? Complete A Degree With Derby County

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Are you looking for a career in the football industry? If so, you can go and study with Derby County Community Trust.

Derby County Community Trust’s Community Football Coaching and Development degree is designed for individuals wanting to attain a university qualification and passionate about pursuing a career in the football industry.

Students develop the necessary skills, qualities and characteristics that are required to work within a professional football club and national governing bodies.

Delivered in partnership with the University of South Wales, all lectures, seminars and tutorials are delivered in a supportive and inspirational club environment via online materials.

Alongside the academic element of the course, students will complete up to 200 hours of voluntary coaching within the community, alongside the Derby County Community Trust and academy staff, allowing the students to embed and develop the coaching techniques learned within lectures.

Through the Community Trust’s partnership with the University of South Wales, all students will be enrolled as a student at the university. Students will be able to access the university’s online library, blackboard and learning materials, providing them with the best possible learning platform to excel.

To find out more visit the University of South Wales website or email


Derby County Community Trust are hosting an information open evening on Tuesday 28th November to give prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the course. All attendees will have the option to watch Derby County vs Ipswich Town on the night.

Date: 28th November

Time: 6pm start (option to watch Derby County vs Ipswich Town afterwards, 7.45pm kick off)

Venue: Derby County Community Trust Office – 14 Pride Point Drive, Derby, DE24 8BX (Parking Available)

If you are interested in coming along, click on the link below to complete a form or contact Derby County Community Trust's Education Manager, Kieron Wicks –

Open Evening Form