Why choose this course?
Whether you want to be a sports coach working with individuals, teams, specialist groups/organisations, be a PE teacher or personal trainer, our degree will give you the skills and knowledge required to pursue a career in sport.
The 2015 National Student Survey (NSS) student satisfaction was rated at 92% for the coaching degree. Additionally, the coaching degree has a consistent 100% employability for students graduating, with 65% gaining employment into the higher paid employment roles.
This degree equips students with the skills essential to work in the sporting world as a coach or performance specialist. The programme provides the students with the opportunity to link theory to practice in a range of sporting settings.
Students develop a holistic approach to the coaching process and have the opportunity to specialise their coaching to a specific population (children, teenagers, adults and elderly) in a range of sports across the performance spectrum of grass roots to elite performance level.
The degree also provides the student with the opportunity to develop additional skills within the area of applied sport science, sport development and pedagogical skills. An integrated Personal Development Portfolio enables the students to maximise their learning by personalising their own learning to match future career ambitions.
You can also choose to study this course as a foundation year BSc (Hons) Sport coaching (four including years Foundation Year) UCAS code: 6C53