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Sport Coaching and Performance BSc (Hons)

Newman University, Birmingham

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UCAS CODE: C691

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Newman University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The Sport Coaching and Performance degree at Newman is an opportunity for you to combine sports coaching with sport science to help you pursue a career in a performance coaching setting. The degree will allow you to develop your coaching skills by reflecting upon your practical experiences in an academic way as well as being able to apply sport science concepts to your coaching covering disciplines such as biomechanics, physiology and psychology. You will learn to enhance, monitor and analyse performance to inform your coaching practice while having have access to excellent facilities such as the new on-campus 3G artificial grass pitch, sports hall and the Human Performance Laboratory.The course is taught in dedicated facilities on one campus. The Human performance lab, indoor sports hall, strength & conditioning suite, aerobic conditioning suite, group exercise studio, full size outdoor 3G pitch, dedicated seminar rooms and staff offices can be found within a 100 yard radius of each other.**Why study this course?** - This BSc Sport Coaching and Performance is an important pathway for those students that want a combination of the coaching pedagogy and sports science content.- The course aims to enhance students’ employability, specifically within the sport coaching and performance industry and those seeking to pursue a career and/or further study in a performance coaching setting.- Facilities such as the new on-campus 3G artificial grass pitch, sports hall and the Human Performance Laboratory.- Through taught modules and the second year work placement module, students are provided with opportunities to apply their learning.- In the final year students are provided with the option to undertake a research-based dissertation or a negotiated Work-Based Research Project. This choice will further support students for their chosen destination routes following graduation.- Lecturers on this course are highly qualified and experienced, and regularly present at international conferences, collaborate internationally and publish research in top academic journals.- Students receive a broad foundation of modules in their first year. This structure is unique in that it allows students the flexibility to change course and progress straight into the second year of another sports programme if they wish to.

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Points : 112 - 144

You must achieve at least 112 UCAS points, including a minimum of CC at A Level or equivalent (e.g. MM at BTEC Diploma; MPP at BTEC Extended Diploma) towards the total tariff.

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University information

Newman University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    120th

  • Campus address

    Newman University, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, Birmingham, B32 3NT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    74th out of 84 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    113 57%

    65th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    70th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    62nd

    45

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