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Sports Coaching for Participation and <br/>Performance Development<br/> (with Foundation year)*

BSc (Hons)
Sports Coaching for Participation and
Performance Development
(with Foundation year)*

Facilities

Access to excellent facilities including Colliers Park training ground


Placements

Work experience opportunities available


Top 10

riser in the Guardian University Guide 2019


UCAS code: 6C53

Year of entry: 2019

UCAS Tariff: 48

Duration: 4 YRS (FT) 6YRS (PT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

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.


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) in a range of sports across the performance spectrum of grass roots to elite performance level. This includes participation sports alongside health and wellbeing activities where coaching roles might not be as formally structured. Opportunities to engage with community and social enterprise sport coaching activities, allows students to gain experience and develop vocational skills.


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 three year degree (without a foundation year) BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching for Participation and Performance Development  UCAS code: C610

 

*Subject to validation As part of its continuous quality assurance and enhancement, the University has new and updated courses in development. The details of these courses are in the process of being finalised and are awaiting their turn in the approval cycle, known as the ‘validation’ process. As soon as the programmes are validated the details of the course will be confirmed. The majority of new courses that are still ‘subject to validation’ are approved by their validation process; however, this is not guaranteed and should the course not go ahead as planned, or be significantly amended, you will be informed by the university and assistance will be provided to those who have been offered a place to find a suitable alternative course either at Wrexham Glyndwr University or at another provider. 

 

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