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Sport Science (Coaching) BSc (Hons)

Kingston University

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UCAS CODE: CX6C

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

The course will enable you to influence sporting performers as a coach. You will investigate sports coaching theories and practices, and learn how to apply these to practical coaching environments. You'll learn to effectively identify and manage lifestyle, performance and training issues, and study psychological skills that enhance confidence, control anxiety, optimize concentration and develop self-awareness. You will learn how to develop long and short-term coaching strategies to identify talented athletes and aid athletic development. You will also learn about the diverse nature of research activity in sporting activity, and develop the skills needed for collecting, analyzing and presenting data. The course also has a strong emphasis on practical learning. Our specialist exercise physiology and biomechanics laboratories will give you experience of using the latest equipment and analysis techniques. Coursework is designed to be achieved within the set amount of learning hours for each module and is appropriate to the level of study. We encourage a professional work ethic, which includes how to manage your time. A range of additional support is available to students who require it via the Academic Support Centre and personal tutors.

Our courses are carefully constructed to allow you to build knowledge and skills progressively during your degree programme. We constantly update our curriculum to ensure that it covers the latest developments in your subject area, including the research and professional experience that your tutors bring to the course. Our course teams also draw on the wealth of experience provided by our professional contacts and highly successful alumni who feed into the design of our courses and provide master classes and workshops to enrich your learning. You will graduate with specific skills and knowledge related to coaching science and sport analysis, as well as useful interpersonal and transferable skills for the work environment. Graduates may develop careers in sport development and coaching-related roles in both the private and public sectors. Employment opportunities in sport analysis and coaching are ever expanding. There are ongoing opportunities for graduates to work with athletes, training for future national and international competitions, as well as working with participants in grass-roots sport.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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15,000per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : CCC

At least one Sport or Science A-Level at grade C or above (PE, Sport Studies/Science, Biology, Chemistry, Applied Science, Psychology, Sports Psychology)

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University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 84 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    117 59%

    58th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    69th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.55 91%

    1st

    1

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