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Sports Coaching<br/> for Participation<br/> and Performance<br/> Development

BSc (Hons)
Sports Coaching
for Participation
and Performance
Development

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: C610

Year of entry: 2019

UCAS Tariff: 112

Duration: 3 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 foundation year: BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching for Participation and Performance Development (four years including Foundation Year) UCAS code: 6C53

 

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