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Sport, Coaching and Development BSc (Hons)

University Centre Bishop Burton

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bishop Burton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Sports, Coaching and Development programme is aimed at candidates wanting to pursue a career within the sports coaching, physical education or sports development fields. The teaching and learning through theory and practical based sessions will emphasise the application of theory to practice. The purpose of this programme will be to equip students with the underpinning knowledge and skills to coach within multi-skill, multi-sport, educational, sport-specific or sport development environments. **What will I study?**Year 1:- Academic, Employment and Professional Skills- Anatomy & Physiology- Biomechanical Basis of Human Movement- Principles of Coaching and Leadership- Introduction to Research Skills- Fundamentals of Sport & Exercise PsychologyYear 2:- Research Methods & Analysis- P.E & Sport Pedagogy- Analysing Sport & Exercise Performance- Sport Psychology and Behaviour Changes- Principles of Strength & Conditioning- Nutrition for Exercise & Sports PerformanceYear 3:- Community Sports Development- Managing High Performance Athletes- Supervised Experience- Coaching Specialist Populations- Dissertation.**Learning and Teaching Approach**This programme is delivered with a variety of learning and teaching approaches. For all modules, theory lectures are delivered that aim to deliver the core content and provide the underpinning knowledge. To complement the theory lectures, students have group seminars/practical sessions that are used to reinforce concepts delivered theoretically.The teaching methods focus on facilitating a student-centred approach to enhance the independent learning that takes place outside of the classroom.**Contact Time**Contact time includes approximately 16 hours a week to include lectures, seminars, practicals and tutorials.Students are also expected to carry out a significant amount of independent study in addition to contact time (approximately 25-30 hours a week).Independent study includes reading around the subject, preparing for tutorials and seminars, preparing for, and completing, module assessments and revision for examinations; forming an essential part of a student’s learning journey.**What else can I expect?**- Additional facilities include Science Centre, IT suites, dedicated University Centre, study spaces and social areas, and modern Learning Resources Centre.- Online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) used to enhance and facilitate teaching and independent learning on all programmes.- Experienced, supportive and motivated staff with both academic and industrial experience.- Our experienced Life Coaches are on hand to help you through your University journey from mentoring and coaching to health, wellbeing and resilience. Learn more about how our Life Coaches can support you: Talks from a range of visiting speakers.- Opportunities to attend trips to enhance learning.- Students have access to a range of support through our study skills, and health and wellbeing teams. Further information can be found on our website: Relevant extra-curricular activity and/or work experience is encouraged of all students in order to enhance learning.**Career Opportunities**Students graduating from this programme could follow careers as a sports coach, sports development officer/manager, sport/performance analyst, P.E. instructor, teacher training, sport facility manager.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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12,782per year

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 104


University information

University Centre Bishop Burton

  • Campus address

    Bishop Burton College, Bishop Burton, Beverley, East Riding Of Yorkshire, HU17 8QG, England

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