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Sport Coaching and Physical Education [with Foundation Year] BSc (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Sports coaches instruct, train and direct athletes or teams, managing skills development in order to achieve a specific goal. Our innovative degree combines a scientific approach to coaching with hands-on experience, with a foundation year that will build your scientific knowledge.Our extended course is for those who don’t have a background in science but have a passion for sports coaching, so your first year will teach you the essential subjects you need to know.There's a focus on the most important aspects of sports coaching and physical education, such as human movement, applied coaching pedagogy (how people teach and learn), long-term athlete development, physiology and psychology. You’ll learn how to apply your knowledge to make coaching more effective.Our modules cover theoretical and practical approaches to coaching and physical education. You’ll learn how to operate ethically and safely, and to be confident whether you’re working independently or as a team member.You’ll have access to our facilities - including the Human Energetics and Performance Centre - and specialist equipment like notational analysis software and heart-rate monitors, breath-by-breath oxygen-analysis systems and accelerometers in our strength and conditioning suite.While on the course, you’ll have the opportunity to gain nationally recognised coaching qualifications, do work placements in local schools and sports clubs and apply for our internship programme to spend time working with professional sports teams. You’ll develop experimental and analytical skills, as well as transferable skills such as communication, teamwork, problem solving, creative thinking and independent working.We offer scholarships and bursaries to promising athletes.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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Anglia Ruskin University

  • University League Table

    113th

  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

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  • Subject ranking

    77th out of 81 3

    70th out of 84 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    102 51%

    76th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    74th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.41 88%

    2nd

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    112 56%

    68th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.42 88%

    4th

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