International Academy

Macclesfield FC International Academy boasts the UK’s leading full-time football and education programme.


The Programme

Our International Academy is partnered with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to provide the perfect pathway to success on and off the field for international student athletes.

We are proud to offer all our fantastic programmes to both male and female student-athletes of all football abilities who show determination and the right mindset to improve their football skills whilst  focusing on their academic studies.

If you are not quite ready for university?

Then come and join our Four Week Residency programme!

This represents a unique opportunity for international players aged 16-18 who are passionate about improving their game. The programme is specifically designed for players to enhance their development in an enjoyable, professional and inspirational setting.


UCLAN Partnership

The Macclesfield FC International Academy with UCLan’s University Programme provides a unique opportunity to combine your degree studies with training and playing via a structured weekly programme – enabling you to develop as a player whilst studying for a degree at UCLan.

Macclesfield FC are pleased to offer additional opportunities and experiences with a focus on maximising game time for all. Both our male and female football programmes allow all student-athletes to receive world class coaching in a professional environment whilst they are studying.

UCLan have designed a range of three or four year undergraduate bachelor’s degree courses where timetables are tailored to provide the perfect balance between learning, training, strength conditioning and match fixtures.

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