Sports Science with Coaching, BSc Hons

Sports Science with Coaching, BSc Hons

This programme would suit you if you are interested in the application of science to coaching in sport. It provides a strong foundation in the current disciplines of sport science, the principles of which can be applied to the coaching elements of the programme. A main objective is to give you the skills to work effectively in a range of areas related to sports science, particularly in the coaching profession.

During all three years of the degree students will have the opportunity of a structured internship with Charlton Athletic FC in either coaching or sport science.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To develop an enquiring analytical approach to the study of science and coaching in your chosen sport
  • To develop your ability to evaluate and enhance sport and performance in the field and the scientific laboratory
  • To develop the knowledge and skill base necessary for independent learning
  • To provide theoretical, practical and vocational experiences relevant to the field of study.

UCAS code

C6X1 M BSc/SSWC

Department

Life & Sports Sciences

Location

Medway Campus

Attendance

3 years full-time

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

260 UCAS points

FROM two science A-levels, for example biology, sports science, physical education, human biology, mathematics, physics (or similar)

OR BTEC National Diploma, DVCE or Advanced GNVQ grades, or equivalent qualifications will be considered

PLUS at least five GCSEs at grade C or above including English and science (or equivalent). Mathematics GSCE must be at Grade B or equivalent.

* We welcome applications from mature students.

* Applicants are recommended to gain a Level 1 coaching award before start of degree.

Assessment

Students are assessed through a combination of reports, tests, essays, practicals, presentations and examinations.

Career options

Career opportunities exist in sports related environments such as sports coaching, sports science support, sports development, health education and promotion, self-employed opportunities, personal trainers and advisors. Graduates can also continue on to postgraduate programmes such as teaching, physiotherapy, research and specialist courses.

Course content

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

Sandwich

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Work Placement Course - MS

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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