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Sport Coaching and Physical Education Top Up BA (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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UCAS CODE: SC14

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Our sport coaching and physical education top-up course is the ideal way to build upon your foundation or HND qualification. You’ll earn a full honours degree in just one year, and be well prepared to move into either a PGCE, Teach First or School Direct programme.The course combines theory, research and practical skills to ensure graduates adopt innovative approaches to teaching and coaching. You’ll learn to critically analyse current practices and develop an evidence-based approach to workplace tasks.The course is split into five modules. Core modules include ‘Games Based Coaching’, ‘Teaching Physical Education In Schools’ and a final dissertation project. You’ll also pick two optional modules, refining your knowledge and building specialisms in areas that are best suited to your career ambitions.You’ll learn contemporary coaching and physical education techniques including physical literacy and games based coaching. This work will then be put into practice outside of the classroom, where you will have the opportunity to deliver PE sessions to local primary school children. Planning, delivering and evaluating these PE lessons form a part of your unit assessment, and provide invaluable experience for your CV.Plan, deliver and evaluate your own physical education programmes. Improve your employability and earn valuable experience for your CV.**What does this course lead to?**This one-year top-up course is the ideal springboard for careers in teaching and youth sport. Graduates will be well prepared to progress onto a PGCE, School Direct or Teach First programme.Those who aren’t pursuing a career in teaching can make an impact in a range of other careers. These include sport coaching, leisure management, and graduate level roles across the wider leisure and service industry.**Who is this course for?**Solent’s sport coaching and physical education top-up is open to students with a foundation degree, Higher National Diploma (HND) or equivalent qualification in a sports-related discipline. Applicants will be interviewed to discuss the suitability of their dissertation proposal and research topic.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 :

Grade 4 / C in GCSE English and Maths.

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University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    120th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    78th out of 85 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    122 55%

    46th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%

    54th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    36th

    18

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