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Sport Coaching and Development with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This degree offers you the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence before you advance to stage one of your honours degree.

Course description

Gain the skills and knowledge for action-packed careers which focus on both performance and participation in sport.

  • Gain a major advantage by taking a foundation year as part of a four-year study programme to achieve your BSc (Hons) qualification
  • BA (Hons) Sport Coaching and Development with Foundation Year provides an opportunity for individuals who want a change of career or want to explore a new subject
  • Enjoy an exciting learning experience through specialist voluntary work placement opportunities
  • Learn from expert tutors who work with amateur and elite athletes in sports ranging from athletics and cycling to golf and martial arts
  • Make the most of our exceptional sports facilities in our specialist sports centre

Through practical learning, this course aims to meet the growing demand – regionally and nationally – for sports coaches with strong practical experience and recognised qualifications.

Careers

Understanding the theory behind coaching and performance and applying this to real-world situations will enable you to graduate as a confident and independent development coach. As a graduate, you will be equipped to start careers within sport coaching both nationally and internationally, sport management, talent identification and health promotion.

For entrepreneurial minded students, the module on small business planning will give you basic knowledge around bid writing, marketing and strategic planning to support you in venturing into sport coaching or business alone.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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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.

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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

    75th out of 85 18

  • 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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