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Sport Coaching Science (with Foundation) BSc (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why an Integrated Foundation Stage?**An Integrated Foundation Stage starts your degree studies with a year spent learning the skills required to progress onto a full honours degree. Alongside an introduction to Sport Coaching Science, you will develop valuable study skills, communication, team work and problem-solving techniques which help to build your confidence and prepare you for the rest of your course.**Why Sport Coaching Science**?Our Sport Coaching Science degree enables you to discover the science behind performance for athletes and coaches, while gaining practical coaching skills and experience. You’ll develop knowledge of key pathways in pedagogy, leadership and coaching sciences including physiology, biomechanics, psychology, ethics and performance analysis. Practical sessions and placements will help build your understanding of how you influence, and are influenced by, coaches and athletes, plus you’ll have opportunities to gain qualifications with key National Governing Bodies alongside your study. This focus on innovative practical learning and integration with other sport and exercise courses will help give you a well-rounded appreciation of sport coaching science.Our course is endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity, ensuring it is designed with professional standards at the forefront. You’ll be able to draw on the expertise of our experienced staff team, who work with organisations such as UK Coaching, GB Rowing, British Equestrian and GB Paralympic squads. Our industry links have enabled recent students to gain experience with professional teams including Cheltenham Town FC, Gloucester Rugby and England Netball, while our annual sports coaching conference offers the chance to be inspired by high-profile athletes, coaches and academics. By the time you graduate therefore, you’ll have the knowledge, experience and contacts needed to become a successful practitioner.**Why University of Gloucestershire?**We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual.Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside the lecture theatre.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.**Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay.****Experience an open day**Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced Uni

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,680per year

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

Entry requirements

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

Diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Exceptional one-to-one support, with Helpzones on every campus.
Wide array of scholarships and awards for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 84 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    126 63%

    45th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    25th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    44th

    9

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