The Bachelor of Sport Coaching (BSpC) is the only specialist sport coaching degree in Aotearoa New Zealand. With options for flexible learning and internships, this qualification can cater for a wide variety of students.
UC students gain key skills employers are looking for, not just in sport and related fields, but in everything from communications to corporate management. BSpC students learn skills such as leadership, accountability, communication, teamwork, motivation, and psychology.
This degree also provides a recognised pathway for entry to teaching qualifications, in particular physical education and health teaching at secondary level. There is the ability to include additional teaching subjects (eg, maths or science) through the optional course spaces in the degree.
- Flexible structure and learning delivery.
- Internationally recognised sport coaching qualification.
- Strong practical element, including coaching in schools, of teams, and in sport-related organisations.
- 120-hour internship in your final year.
- Leads to a range of careers.
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SPCO 101 Introduction to Sport Coaching
SPCO 102 Theoretical Foundations of Coaching and Teaching
SPCO 104 Anatomy and Physiology
SPCO 105 Social History of Sport and Physical Education
SPCO 110 Practicum 1
SPCO 201 Learner-Centred Teaching and Coaching or (300 level) SPCO 302 Athlete-Centred Coaching for Individual Sport
SPCO 208 Sport and Culture in New Zealand
SPCO 209 Exercise Physiology