I’ve posted before on various degree courses which sound a bit, well, bonkers. The Daily Mail loves this stuff and gets very excited when something like a degree in footy comes along:
The finer points of the offside rule are not on the curriculum.
But a Championship club is offering its expertise in other aspects of the beautiful game by launching a university degree in football.
Burnley FC will enrol undergraduates on a three-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours) course with lectures to be held in classrooms overlooking the pitch in its stadium.
The club is the first to offer a full honours degree in football and is aiming to add income from the £3,200-a-year course to money from ticket sales and merchandise.
Sounds pretty rigorous to me. As I’m sure the Mail would agree.