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Sport, Coaching and Fitness BA (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course snapshot**Coaching and fitness are two of the biggest sectors in the sports industry, offering extensive opportunities to help a vast range of people achieve their health, fitness and sporting goals. Our Sport, Coaching and Fitness degree at University College Birmingham will help you gain the advanced knowledge to support and inspire people in this dynamic and diverse industry. The course offers a variety of opportunities for work placements and additional sports industry qualifications, as well as practical training supported by our array of cutting-edge sports facilities.**Who's the course for?**This course is designed for anyone aspiring to work in areas such as coaching or fitness training, including professional, amateur and educational roles.**Why should I study this course?**- **ENRICHMENT** – Boost your career prospects with a range of additional qualifications recognised by the sport and fitness industry- **WORK EXPERIENCE** – Engage with industry through a range of opportunities throughout your course, with our past students having worked for top professional sports clubs- **PRACTICAL APPLICATION** – Apply your learning and skills to real-life practice, supported by our outstanding sports facilities and expert teaching staff- **SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES** – Drive the direction of your studies to suit your interests with a range of modules, placement work and a research project on the subject of your choice- **TEAM SCOTLAND PARTNERSHIP** – Our University will be the home for Team Scotland at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, offering exciting opportunities for our students to work with the team and its athletes**Great! Tell me more**Our degree course allows you to investigate various facets of the sports industry, tailoring each area in line with your interests and career aspirations and putting you in a great position to exploit employment opportunities when you graduate.Alongside your degree, you will have the chance to gain further industry-recognised qualifications to help you stand out, including Level 2 and Level 3 Gym Instructor and Personal Training, 1st4Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Multi-Skills Development in Sport and Emergency first aid.Students on our sports courses at University College Birmingham have access to a wide range of outstanding training facilities, including a new state-of-the-art gym, Human Performance Centre and Laboratory. You will also have access to a range of outdoor training facilities at nearby Avery Fields, including 4G astroturf and grass pitches.**What skills will I gain?**You will gain essential skills and knowledge in a variety of fields including coaching, nutrition, anatomy, sports psychology and physiology.With work placement opportunities integrated into modules, you will gain real-world experience putting your training into practice.**What about the future?**Completing this course will enable you to embark upon a wide variety of careers in the sports industry, including opportunities such as:- Personal trainer- Fitness centre manager- Community sports coach- Health and wellbeing/sports development officer- Armed forces training and education officerYou can also continue your studies onto postgraduate level, including our Strength, Conditioning and Performance MSc course.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per 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 : CCD - CCC

A-levels: An A-level grade profile of CCC-CDD.

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University information

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University College Birmingham

  • Campus address

    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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