Football Studies (in partnership with Partick Thistle Football Club)

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


The NQ in Football Studies, in partnership with Partick Thistle Football Club, gives learners the knowledge and skills necessary to work as professionals within Football or the wider discipline of sports development and coaching.

Successful applicants will be placed within the Partick Thistle Community Trust (PTCT) programmes most suited to their home location and travel requirements. These work placements will provide invaluable experience within Partick Thistle, allowing individuals to develop their coaching practice, employment and education prospects.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher plus 3 subjects at National 5 including English or another english based subject and Physical Education plus SFA 1:1 Coaching Award. Or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview. Practical session.

Progression Routes

HNC Coaching with Sport Development or related courses at university.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport, Fitness and Sports Therapy

SCQF Level