BSc (Hons) Physical Education and Sport Coaching Science

Duration: 3 years

Course details

This degree programme offers you the opportunity to examine the theory and practice of physical education, sport and coaching science across education, leisure and community sectors. You will gain skills that will enable you to contribute positively to partnership enterprises within sport, coaching, education and community contexts. You will study a range of topics including sport, coaching science, physical education and physical activity, as well as increasing your knowledge, understanding and awareness of significant national and international sport related bodies.


Year 1

  • Psychological Foundations in Sport and Exercise

  • Functional Anatomy & Human Movement

  • Physical Activity and Health

  • Teaching and Coaching: Games and Athletics

  • Outdoor and ‘Adventurous’ Activities

Year 2

  • Innovation and Professional Practice in Sport

  • Development of Teaching and Coaching: gymnastics and dance

  • Sports Development

  • Research Methods and Statistics for Sport and Exercise Sciences

Year 3

  • Biomechanics

  • Exercise Testing

  • Psychological Profiling for Sport

  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Entry requirements

  • A level : AAB
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • GCSE

Career possibilities

You’ll be able to choose from a wide range of careers once you graduate. These might include teaching, coaching, physical training, and working as a sports co-ordinator in schools or higher education. You could even choose to continue your studies at postgraduate level.

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