Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Football: More than a Game

The University of Edinburgh

A course on football and its context and role in the world, presented through videos, articles, quizzes, a test and an assignment.

6 weeks, 3 hours per week

Professor Grant Jarvie

Chair of Sport

The University of Edinburgh

100%
overall score

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the importance of concepts to explain football in different countries
  • Understand and explain the role of football within international development
  • Critically examine and understand the use of data and evidence
  • Consider the role of history in explaining trends and change
  • Develop communication, IT and data analysis skills
  • Apply knowledge, skills and understanding to explain why Football is more than a game
  • Develop autonomy, accountability and working with others

Syllabus

  • Introduction to early history, origins and myths about football
  • Golden football moments
  • The rise of global football, FIFA and the Big 5 Football Leagues
  • Introduction to football finance and wealth
  • Great football clubs, nations, rivalries and matches that changed the world
  • Introduction to football data, trends and what it tells us
  • Who are the world champions and what makes them champions?
  • The rise, popularity and myths about women’s football
  • Tackling inequality, homelessness and health through football
  • Introduction to football governance, ownership and power
  • What makes a great football team?
  • Is football more than a game?
  • Meet a football legend and their views on Brazil and the greatest footballer they played against

Issued on 14th July 2020

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Football: More than a Game

The University of Edinburgh