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Sport Coaching BSc (Hons)
Sport Coaching BSc (Hons)

Sport Coaching BSc (Hons)

  • ID:UNIC440309
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • A typical offer would be BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. 
  • studied a Physical Education, Sports Science or related science subject in an A Level or BTEC level 3 Diploma, or equivalent qualification

English requirement

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands

Course Information

The BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching degree is designed to develop your key coaching skills, to understand participants and their sport and how to plan, deliver and review both short and long-term training programmes.

Coaching is a very broad subject area to study so we have designed the degree with lots of options for you so you can specialise in the area that most interests you in the second and third year of study.  In effect with our programme you can design your coaching degree to meet your career aspirations.  So for example, you can focus on coaching and performance analysis, or coaching children or the psychology of coaching or coaching and PE.

Modules on offer include applied coaching, performance analysis, skill acquisition, coaching special populations as well underpinning sport disciplines modules such as physiology, fitness training and sport and society.

To develop your applied skills, you complete a minimum of 120 hours of work-based learning in your second year and have the option to complete a further 120 hours in your final year as part of your studies. So you have many opportunities to apply ideas from the course and build the skills that employers look for.

In the second and third year of study, you will have options to specialise in the area that most interests you and to meet your career aspirations. For example, you can focus on coaching and performance analysis, or coaching children, or the psychology of coaching or coaching and PE.

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  • Sport Pedagogy for Coaching 1 (20 Credits)
  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology (20 Credits)
  • The Social Context of Sport and Exercise (20 Credits)
  • How to be Successful at University (20 Credits)
  • Sport Coaching Practice (20 Credits)
  • Sport Coaching Science (20 Credits)


  • Sports Development (20 Credits)
  • Sport Research Methods (20 Credits)
  • Fitness Training Methods (20 Credits)
  • Positive Psychology Coaching (20 Credits)
  • Sport, Society & Social Equality (20 Credits)
  • Performance Analysis and Coaching (20 Credits)
  • The Developing Athlete (20 Credits)
  • Applied Practice and Business Skills (20 Credits)


  • Applied Sport Psychology (20 Credits)
  • Theoretical Concepts of Coaching (20 Credits)
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport Development (20 Credits)
  • Advanced Fitness Training Methods (20 Credits)
  • Applied Practice in Sport (20 Credits)
  • Physical Activity and Society (20 Credits)
  • Creating Performance Coaching Environments (20 Credits)
  • Dissertation (40 Credits)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Careers in sport coaching

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

 £470 per year

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