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UCAS CODE: SC01

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching has been designed to develop coaching skills and offer progressive coaching opportunities as your ability, knowledge and confidence develops. The course will begin by delivering coaching training and development conducted in the safety of the class room and our new sports complex.The course will progress your skills to involve you in delivering coaching sessions to local athletes and community groups and will provide opportunities and links to volunteer or undertake placements working with individual athletes and community groups.The pathway in the science of coaching will develop a deeper knowledge of scientific theory – physiology, biomechanics and the psychology of coaching.The pathway in sport development will develop deeper knowledge of sport policy, sport development and project delivery with an opportunity to devise, deliver and evaluate a community-based initiative.Both pathways provide opportunities to put theory into practice either by working with individual athletes or groups in the local community to provide training and sport development for local partners, for e.g., locals schools, sports clubs, youth groups and community projects.The course has real-world learning and employability at its core and you’ll be able to develop practical and professional skills through a variety of placement options from working and volunteering in the local community to a full sandwich year-long placement.Solent is a Higher Education Partner with the Chartered Institute for Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA)**What does this course lead to?**Previous graduates have gained sports coaching employment in a variety of sports including rugby, swimming, sailing and gymnastics. Graduates with sport development interests have gone on to work for sport providers such as Sport Hampshire and the Saints Foundation with common roles being sport development officer, coach and camp manager.**Who is this course for?**Solent’s sport coaching course is ideally suited to sport enthusiasts who see their future working with athletes or sports and community groups of all abilities and backgrounds helping them to realise their ambitions.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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104-120 UCAS tariff points from A-levels or equivalent. A minimum two completed A-levels with science A-Levels preferred.

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University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 84 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    133 66%

    32nd

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    54th

    6

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