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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**- Learn to coach in world-class facilities.- Opportunity to work in a sports environment both in the UK or abroad.- Benefit from a teaching team that combines active coaching, coach education, coach employment and coach development experience.- Have the opportunity to work abroad — with the possibility of Erasmus funding being available for European placements.Prepare for a career as a professional sports coach. Whether you want to work in a performance or participation role, in schools, governing bodies of sport, professional sports clubs or commercial sport and activity settings, this course challenges and supports your development.**How you learn**Whether you aspire to coach children, adolescents or adults as a professional sports coach we extend your knowledge and understanding of designing coaching sessions, plan for long-term participant development or adapt your delivery to achieve desired outcomes, we'll help you get there.You learn through:- lectures- seminars- tutorials- practical sessions or workshops.- project supervision of your students in an extensive range of research topics- participation in practical coaching activities to demonstrate your ability to develop others- field trips and external visits to enhance your learningThere are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme (subject to the UK’s continued participation in the Erasmus programme following the Brexit transition period).**Applied learning****Work placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Previous students have found placements in Sheffield, the South Yorkshire region and opportunities further afield, delivering coaching, coach education and coach development in Tanzania, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Fiji and Spain as well as working with a first division football team in Italy, coaching children in South African townships, and working with the US kayak team.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,995per year

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 112

From at least two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications one of which must be in Physical Education, Sport Studies or a Science subject (such as Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Psychology). We do not accept General Studies. For example:BBC at A Level including relevant subject(s).DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma in a relevant subject(s).A combination of qualifications including relvant subject(s), which may include AS levels or EPQ.


University information

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 84 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    127 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%



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