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Performance Analysis and Coaching Science BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course description

Develop specialist skills in performance analysis and coaching to train athletes to their full potential.

  • Use the latest performance analysis technologies and state-of-the-art facilities including our £10.8m sports centre
  • Choose an innovative programme which focuses on the interdisciplinary nature of performance analysis and coaching
  • Benefit from a strong combination of practical and theoretical learning
  • Make the most of unique work placement and internship opportunities with professional clubs
  • Build your skills with learning and assessment strategies which reflect real world practice and prepare you for employment
  • Gain your Hudl Academy qualifications and become a certified Sportscode user. You'll also have free access to Hudl Sportscode, by either receiving a free licence to put on your own MacBook, or by accessing our MacBooks from our suite of machines

Designed in collaboration with our industry partners, this exciting new course will provide you with invaluable knowledge, applied experience and technological skills for a career in a highly competitive arena.

How you will learn

This applied programme will use the latest technology and performance analysis systems in our new £10.8m state-of-the-art sport centre to develop knowledge and skills in the classroom and applied settings. Opportunities will be available for students to work in an interdisciplinary environment, with internal and external sport teams. You will also have the opportunity to undertake an internship with professional and non-professional sport clubs and organisations, to enhance your employability.

Assessment

You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including coursework, practicals, exams, and presentations. Assessments will be individual and group based, with a strong emphasis on applied work. All assessment methods have been designed to prepare you for industry.

Careers

Our degree offers the perfect route into career areas such as elite sport, performance analysis, talent identification and sport coaching in the UK and abroad.

You can also consider taking your qualifications to the next level. We now offer the MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Science – which includes Sport and Exercise Psychology or Physiology pathways – where you will develop advanced knowledge in your subject. Another option is our Careers and Employment Service where you can further your applied sport science and research skills.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - ABB

At least a Grade C at A Level (or equivalent) from a Science subject, which can include Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Education or Psychology

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 84 12

    75th out of 85 18

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 57%

    46th

    26
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    37th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    13th

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    118 54%

    59th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    66th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    80th

    13

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