Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
This degree offers you the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence before you advance to stage one of your honours degree.
Become part of a new generation of sports scientists with all the expertise you need to help athletes reach their full potential. Derby has set the pace in developing this innovative course which will act as the launchpad for your career in a highly competitive arena.
- Start your degree with a foundation year to gain a valuable introduction to sports science and achieve your full BSc (Hons) qualification in four years of study
- Realise your ambitions: this route is ideal for anyone considering a change of career or taking up a completely new subject area
- Focus on the interdisciplinary nature of performance analysis and coaching
- Gain vital insights into real-world practice, including unique opportunities to go on work placements and internships with professional clubs
- Combine theoretical knowledge and practical skills in our state-of-the-art facilities, including our new £10.8m Sports Centre
- Harness the latest coaching and performance analysis technologies, such as Sports Code, Dartfish and Quintic.
Performance Analysis and Coaching Science at Derby
Using the latest technologies, including a VICON 3D motion capture system and integrated Kistler Force Plates, plus a scientific and practical approach, this course enables you to develop specialist skills in performance analysis to train athletes to their full potential.
Throughout the course you'll study the science behind physical performance, exploring anatomy for sport and exercise, biomechanics, development of coaching, and notational, movement and performance analysis.
Combining your understanding of the human body with coaching principles, you will progress to learn vital techniques for improving individual sporting performance. Unique work placement and internship opportunities with professional clubs allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge to practice, which is essential in preparation for your future career.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
£ 14,045per year
Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.
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