An exciting opportunity has emerged for one full-time place on the MSc Sports Performance Analysis programme at the University of Chichester, involving a funded full time work placement within a Premier League football club (Southampton FC).


  • Obtained or undertaking undergraduate degree in a relevant subject area (e.g. Mathematics, Computer Science etc.).
  • Strong ability to solve numerical problems and answer questions through data analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of professional football and a desire to work in an elite sporting environment.
  • Knowledge of statistical methods (e.g. regression, ANOVA, cluster analysis etc.).
  • Experience of statistical modelling in a statistical computer language (e.g. R, Python etc.).
  • A strong work ethic and proactive attitude within the role.
  • Highly organised and able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Quality Focus – takes responsibility for ensuring a high quality of work.
  • Drive and Energy – demonstrates enthusiasm and is personally committed to achieving objectives set.
  • Self-Motivated – Driven and able to work off own initiative as well as follow guidance and instruction.