BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching

Duration: 3 years

Course details

This programme is designed in consultation with the national governing bodies of a range of sports and local authorities, to ensure it reflects current industry standards and developments. A distinct part of our Sports Coaching degree is the opportunity to gain valuable coaching experience with a number of key partners, including the national governing body of your chosen sport, local authority or schools.


Year 1

  • Principles of Coaching

  • Introduction to Sports Psychology

  • Introduction to Biomechanics

  • Fitness for Sport

  • Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology

Year 2

  • Coaching Talented Children in Sport

  • Research Methods for Sports and Exercise

  • Application of Fitness Testing and Training

  • Sports Massage

  • Applied Principles of Strength and Conditioning

  • Advanced Management Accounting

  • Global Markets and Investment Strategies

  • Financial Decision Making

Year 3

  • Sport Science Support

  • Physical Education

  • Sport Nutrition and Performance

  • Professional Practice of Sport Performance Analysis

  • Coaching and Community Development

  • Professional Practice in Strength

Entry requirements

  • UCAS: 120 tariff points which include Physical Education, Sports Studies or a science subject
  • GCSEs: minimum of grade C in English language and mathematics or Science

Career posibilities

This Sports Coaching programme is designed to prepare you for a career in sports coaching in a variety of roles that could include: participant coach, school coach, community coach or working within the sports development industry. You can also expect to have these following positions after you graduate: professional coach, social development and community programmes, PE teaching and associated roles within PE and school sport, exercise and health consultancy and support, personal training/life coach.

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If you need more information, please contact us on 020 3302 7144 or on our CONTACT page to discuss your requirements.