Core Module Information
Module title: Introduction to Performance Analysis of Football

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: SES08114
Module leader: Cedric English
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Sport Exercise and Health Science


Description of module content:

On this module you will develop an understanding of the role of the performance analyst and an appreciation of what performance is, what factors can be measured and how to develop a valid and reliable analysis system for football performance. Over the course of the module you will explore how to identify and develop key performance indicators with operational definitions to analyse critical factors that impact upon team performance. In addition, you will learn how to undertake notational analysis and consider during and post-match individual and team performance analysis with a view to evaluating and presenting the data in the most coherent and effective way.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Define the role and the function of the performance analyst in football

LO2: Evaluate how analysis systems are being utilised to analyse performance in football

LO3: Develop valid and reliable objectives and key performance indicators with operational definitions for analysing football performance

LO4: Apply, evaluate and present key performance indicators to individual and team analysis

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Cedric English
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 22
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 156
Independent Learning Guided independent study 10
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 60 1, 2 & 3 13 , WORDS= 1500
Oral Presentation 40 4 14/15 HOURS= 00.15
Component 1 subtotal: 60
Component 2 subtotal: 40
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
SES08114 Introduction to Performance Analysis of Football