This course provides a mix of academic and practical experiences to enhance understanding of sport coaching through from elite to community provision. Cover the art (coaching methods, planning and delivering) and science (psychology and physiology) of sport coaching; provides multiple opportunities to gain coaching experience in the UK and potentially abroad. Graduates have gone on to a wide range of exciting careers in community sport, private or overseas coaching, national governing bodies of sport and sport development. You will have the chance to take up placements with outstanding organizations across the sport continuum, from the elite level such as Everton Academy, as well as a range of community based placements within a variety of sports.
There will also be opportunities (both paid and voluntary) to work for our in-house Sport Start scheme. During your degree, you will have the opportunity to do applied coaching on work placements in a variety of settings e.g. schools, clubs etc. This will help you to develop professional skills relevant to the coaching field e.g. observation, listening and communication. It will also help you to develop a network of contacts and to further your coaching C.V. Our excellent student placement office can help you source placements and in the past students have completed work experiences in Liverpool, across the U.K. and even abroad. Within your modules, you will also deliver and experience a range of practical coaching styles and sessions. These will be both student led and staff led, and will include a range of sports so that students get to observe, learn, and deliver the best coaching practices.
- A level
- UCAS Tariff
- Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
- Access to HE Diploma
Grades / Points
Minimum number of A Levels required: 2Subject specific requirements: It is expected that applicants have studied at least one relevant subject.Is general studies acceptable? YesAre AS level awards acceptable? Acceptable only when combined with other qualificationsAverage A Level offer: BBCMaximum AS Level points accepted: 20
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£9,250 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is a modern, student-centric university with a heritage that stretches back to 1823. Students are offered university experience informed by exceptional research and extensive industry links, producing graduates who are socially engaged and entrepreneurial. Wherever they've come from and wherever they are planning to get to, LJMU helps students find their place in the world.
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