Northumbria University is seeking to recruit postgraduate scholars for the 2020/21 academic year for Soccer.
Northumbria's Soccer teams are ranked 3rd in the country. The women are 2018/19 League & National champions and are heading back to the National Championship game this 2019/20 season. The men were 2018/19 League champions and made the Final Four.
Within British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS), who govern university sport in the UK, there are no playing restrictions on NCAA athletes who have completed their 4 years eligibility. If you are a student at Northumbria you will be able to continue to play the sport you love whilst gaining your Masters or Doctorate degree.
Masters qualifications can be completed in one year in the UK. Northumbria University offer over 250 MSc, MA or PhD programmes. The successful candidates will receive the following packages:
•Financial support •Specialist strength & conditioning coaching and facilities •Performance analysis support •Physiotherapy treatment and rehabilitation support •Unlimited access to fitness facilities including pool, sauna & steam room •Anti-doping workshops and support •Performance lifestyle support •Group and one to one sport psychology support •Group and one to one nutritional support •Dual career and academic flexibility support
All successful candidates can apply for Federal Aid from the US loans system
4 years playing experience in the NCAA
Minimum 2.8-3.0 GPA for our Masters programme, no GRE required
About Northumbria University Newcastle
Northumbria University is a major player in BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) - the premier sporting competition for students across the UK.
We compete in a huge range of BUCS sports across a multitude of different levels and there are opportunities in our competitive teams for all students who have the commitment and dedication to play for Northumbria Sport.
Our BUCS competitors benefit from some of the best coaches and facilities in the UK. Sport Central, our £30m sport facility provides hundreds of student athletes with a state of the art base for competing and for training.
Northumbria Sport is proud to have six focus sports who are country leading in terms of their programmes, they are:
Aquatics (swimming and water polo men's & women's)
Basketball (men's & women's)
Rugby League (men's)
Rugby Union (men's & women's)
Soccer (men's and women's)
Volleyball (men's & women's)
You can also represent Northumbria Sport in BUCS in the following sports:
American Football, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cricket, Fencing, Futsal, Golf, Hockey, Jitsu, Karate, Lacrosse, Netball, Rugby Sevens, Snow Sports, Squash & Table Tennis.