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Sports Coaching and Development BA (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

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UCAS CODE: CC66

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Ayr 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 move into employment within the sports coaching and development industries. It has been developed in consultation with national sport organisations, governing bodies, sport industry personnel and expert coaches. Both sports coaching and sports development aspects are focused on throughout the entire 4 years of the course (i.e. students do not select to specialise in one or the other). Placement learning, classroom based 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 many sports coaching and development organisation in Ayrshire and beyond. Graduates from the SRUC version of the course have gone on to work with: local authorities, sports clubs, health promotion initiatives, Active Schools and sport development officers, PE teachers, NGB’s and various other educational outlets.Career prospectsEmployment rates for graduates are excellent, with previous students from the SRUC version of the programme working within: • Sports coaching;• Active schools and sports development;

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

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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

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