Become a sports coach who changes people’s lives. With a focus on coaching practice, sport psychology, and coaching sciences, this degree will give you the skills to evaluate sport coaching contexts and influence ethical and sustainable coaching practice.
The entry requirements for this course are 104 to 120 tariff points, including 2 A-levels or equivalent qualifications. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM
If English is not your first language, you will need to provide evidence that you can understand English to a satisfactory level. English language requirements for this course are normally:
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Placement opportunities can give you practical hands-on experience as well as a fantastic chance to make professional connections
Opportunities to study abroad at one of our international partner institutions
Optional alternative to final year dissertation project – a research expedition conducting in-depth research on the needs and responses of people completing a UK-based endurance event
Get involved in various extra-curricular opportunities: our sport and events volunteering programme (RELAYS), workshops, conferences, industry visits, field trips, volunteering, guest speakers and more
We have strong links with some of the biggest names in the sports industry to inform our teaching and provide placement opportunities
You´ll be career-ready with 89% of our graduates in employment or further studies, fifteen months after graduating.
Fundamentals of Business & Management
Academic & Professional Practice
Fusion Business Project
Beginning Research in Sport & Exercise
Coaching Principles & Practice
Sport, Culture & Society
Principles of Sport & Exercise Psychology
Fitness Assessments for Sport Exercise & Health
Principles of Sport Management
Principles of Training
Conducting Research in Sport & Exercise
Developing Coaching Practice
Coach & Athlete Welfare
Option units (choose two):
Issues & Controversies in Sport, Culture & Society
Sport Management & Leadership
Advances in Sport & Exercise Psychology
The length of the work placement is a minimum of 6-weeks taken as part of a 3 year degree or a minimum of 30-weeks taken as part of a 4 year degree. The placement can take place in the UK or overseas and gives you the opportunity to turn theory into practice in a business environment.
We have excellent links with sporting organisations, health and fitness clubs and national governing bodies in both the UK and Australia. This includes Sport England, UK Sport, David Lloyd, Fitness First, Holmes Place and the Australian Institute of Sport.
Core units (choose one):
Option units (choose four):
Advancing Coaching Practice
Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology
Advanced Performance Analysis
Sport & Physical Culture
Talent Development in Sport
Strategy & Leadership for Sport
Fusion Learning Project
Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Sport Management
Managing Sport Events for Sustainable Development
Sport Development Officer
Sport Welfare Officer
Strength & Conditioning Coach.
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