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

Sport Coaching BSc (Hons)

  • ID:RGU440202
  • Level:2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • We welcome applications from those with equivalent qualifications to those stated, including SVQs/NVQs, access programmes and overseas qualifications. Applications from students with non-standard qualifications or work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

The BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching degree it designed for those who wish to progress from HND study in sport coaching or a related area. It provides a grounding in theoretical and practical areas of contemporary coaching using an applied approach to provide you with the skills to become an evidence-based practitioner.

The course is centred around the three key themes of Higher Performance Sport, Grassroots Coaching and Applied Coaching Pedagogy, allowing you to tailor each module to your desired career pathway. The course is delivered in an applied manner allowing hands on coaching opportunities throughout, and two work placements to apply your theory in work related practice. The course will prepare you for coaching accreditation in a range of sports and governing bodies.  

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Stage 3, Semester 1,

  •   HS3116,   Coaching Psychology, ,

  •   HS3119,   Research Concepts In Sport Coaching, ,

  •   HS3141,   Sport Coaching Theory And Practice, ,

  •   HS3142,   Testing and Analysis for Enhanced Performance, ,

Stage 3, Semester 2, ,

  •   HS3119,   Research Concepts In Sport Coaching, , ,

  •   HS3120,   Sport Coaching Placement 1, , ,

  •   HS3140,   Sports Development, , ,

Stage 4, Semester 1,

  •   HS4101,   Research Project, ,

  •   HS4115,   Performance Analysis, ,

  •   HS4123,   Sport Coaching Placement 2, ,

  •   HS4143,   Educational Theory and Applied Coaching Pedagogy, ,

Stage 4, Semester 2, ,

  •   HS4101,   Research Project, , ,

  •   HS4122,   Contemporary Debates In Sport Coaching, , ,

  •   HS4123,   Sport Coaching Placement 2, , ,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

BSc Sports Coaching graduates of Robert Gordon University can go on to pursue the following careers:

  • Coaching in the community 

  • Sports development 

  • Coaching children 

  • Coaching athletes 

  • Post graduate study in a related area 

  • Research in sport coaching

In the future you could be coaching elite athletes, working in coach development with a national governing body or coaching young people in schools and community groups. 

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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