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BA (Hons) Sports Development and Coaching (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Burnley College

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  • Qualification

    BA - Bachelor of Arts

  • Location

    Burnley College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

About this course
On this exciting course of study you will learn about the history, development and structure of the sports industry in the UK, considering the social and cultural issues that surround sport, as well as the marketing and funding for sport policies, events and initiatives. You will learn discover how your skills and knowledge can be applied to important sport policy and anti-social behaviour campaigns within national organisations and practise delivering sport to the community through projects, work-related learning and volunteering opportunities You will have the option to look at athlete development and analysis, spending time in our Strength and Conditioning Laboratory where you will explore both traditional and advanced technologies and become familiar with the tools available in this field. You’ll have the opportunity to blend academic study with a professional sports environment in our award-winning fitness centre, Fitness Evolution. We encourage you to get as much industry experience as possible during this degree. Our strong links with the world of professional sport and industry partners enable you to seek volunteering and work opportunities, giving you first-hand knowledge of the professional environment. These experiences also give you a unique opportunity to network during your studies and prove beneficial after graduation

Awarded By
This course is awarded by Buckinghamshire New University

Progression & Careers
When you finish this course you will have acquired the skills and knowledge needed to build a great career in the sports industry, as well as giving you highly-transferable business and management skills. Careers directly related to your degree include Exercise Physiologist, Fitness Centre Manager, Personal Trainers, Teacher, Sports Administrator, Sports Coach, Sports Development Officer, and Sports Therapist. Your degree would also be useful in careers such as Event Manager, Health Promotion Specialist, Higher Education Lecturer, Outdoor Activities/Education Manager, Sport and Exercise Psychologist. Throughout your time with us, we will support you on the route to your chosen career. We will help you to develop crucial skills, encouraging you to become enterprising, employable and a good leader.

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A minimum of two full A Levels (or equivalent) is required.


University information

Burnley College

  • Campus address

    Burnley College, Princess Way, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 0AN, England

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