The BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching degree aims to develop your understanding of the dynamic and complex interactions which exist within the coaching environment. The course will provide you with an insightful awareness of how theory from a range of areas can both inform and be informed by practice in order to develop your critical and innovative problem-solving abilities. You’ll be able to apply your knowledge of the complex and dynamic nature of coaching and combine it with that gleaned from other disciplines such as physiology, biomechanics, psychology, ethics, cultural studies, performance analysis and adapted physical activity.
Importantly, during the course, you’ll have a variety of opportunities to acquire qualifications associated with different National Governing Bodies. Through a range of practical sessions, work experience opportunities and placements you will foster an appreciation of how you influence and are influenced by coaches, athletes and significant others. These experiences, the knowledge developed during your course and the coaching qualifications give the course a unique position of mixing traditional knowledge and skills with more contemporary approaches to coaching which can be used as a foundation for future employment.
Course information on this page relates to September 2019 entry. This programme will undergo periodic review in 2018/19. As such, course content shown below may change to ensure the programme remains current. Any applicants will be informed of any changes once confirmed.
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Entry Requirements & How to Apply
Applicants should normally have five GCSEs including English Language (or Welsh First Language) and Maths* at grade C or above (grade 4 or above for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England), plus 112 - 120 points from 3 A levels (or equivalent). Typical offers may include:
A Levels: 112 - 120 points to include grades BB. Welsh Baccalaureate – Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate will be considered as a third subject
- RQF BTEC National Extended Diploma / Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: DMM within a relevant subject
- VTCT Extended Diploma in Sports Studies grade DMM overall
- Irish Leaving Certificate: 112 - 120 points from Highers to include 3 x H2 grades (minimum grade considered at Higher is H4)
- Scottish Advanced Highers: 112 - 120 points to include grades CC
- Access to Higher Education Diploma: Pass with 15 credits at Distinction and 30 credits at Merit
- Applicants should preferably have a strong sporting profile
*For Welsh applicants sitting the reformed Mathematics GCSE, we will accept either GCSEMathematics or Mathematics – Numeracy.
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