We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses
UCAS CODE: CX6C

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Lanarkshire Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This programme focuses on equipping you with the knowledge and skills to become a coaching professional. It has been developed in consultation with national sport organisations, governing bodies, sport industry personnel and expert coaches.Placement learning and developing practical skills are key. Industry links provide work-based learning opportunities and offer links to attainment of coaching qualifications. Students have undertaken placements with St Mirren Football Club, South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Trust and Netball Scotland.Graduates work with local authorities, sports clubs, and health promotion initiatives; as well as national governing bodies including coaching delivery and sport development. Others work within the area of Active Schools as sport development officers, PE teachers, and with NGB’s and various other educational outlets.Course contentThe programme was developed in consultation with national sport organisations, national governing bodies, national and local sport industry personnel and expert coaches.Guest speakers to the course have included Dr Richard Cox, Sport Psychologist andDr David Stevenson, Head of Performance Analysis, Scottish FA.Several students have competed at International level in their respective sports whilst studying Sport Coaching at UWS.Career prospectsEmployment rates for graduates are excellent, with previous students working with local authorities, sports clubs, national governing bodies of sport, sports centres and health promotion initiatives. Graduates also work for national governing bodies including coaching delivery and sport development. Many graduates have found employment within the area of Active Schools, as sport development officers, PE teachers, and with NGB’s and various other educational outlets.Placement/Work-based learningThere is a strong emphasis on placement learning and developing the practical skills relevant to the modern sports, health and fitness industries. Excellent industry links provide work-based learning opportunities and offer links to attainment of coaching qualifications.Students have undertaken placements with St Mirren Football Club, South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Trust and Netball Scotland.Study abroadStudents have undertaken exchange opportunities at University of Wisconsin, USA and in France, Spain and Sweden.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 84 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    127 63%

    41st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    64th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    71st

    19

Suggested courses

Solent University (Southampton)
SIMILAR RANKING

Sport Coaching and Sport Development BA (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

Sports Science league table

63
Loughborough University
MOST VIEWED

Sport Management BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

University league table

6

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!