Community Coaching for England (HTQ) at University Centre Peterborough - UCAS

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Course summary

This course will lay the foundations of learning by providing a specialised introduction to coaching in the UK landscape and Sport Science within the wider sector. This will develop and strengthen core skills while providing the qualities necessary for academic progression or employability. Students will gain a wide range of coaching knowledge linked to practical skills gained through research, independent study, directed study and workplace scenarios. You will be competent in a range of subject-specific skills as well as general skills and qualities relevant to key areas in Sport and Exercise Science. These scientific methods are explored within a specialised laboratory environment utilising the latest technology and analytical equipment in a small, friendly and supportive setting. Throughout your studies you will have the opportunity to gain significant experience in the sports industry via our partnerships with organisations such as Peterborough United Football Club, Peterborough Rowing Club and a variety of educational institutions. On completion of this course, you will have sound knowledge of the concepts of coaching. Employability, support, and progression are key factors of studying with us at University Centre Peterborough. The timetable is typically two days a week, allowing time for you to work in the sector while studying. We regularly invite guest speakers to deliver sessions and engage with students about their experiences and emerging themes within the industry. Previous guest speakers within our Sports courses include Mike Phelan (Manchester United Assistant Manager), Steve Gunn (GB Rowing Coach), Matt Divall (Commonwealth Games Sport Manager) and Calum MacMaster (Rangers FC Academy Sport Scientist). This qualification is recognised by University Centre Peterborough as meeting admission requirements to our relevant Sport Science degree pathways onto Level 5 and Level 6. Continuation onto these pathways will allow you to continue your studies with us and complete a full degree.

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YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4) Nutrition (15 Credit) Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology (15 Credit) Anatomy and Physiology (15 Credit) Professional Skills (15 Credit) Coaching Practice and Skill Development (15 Credit) Training, Fitness, Testing (15 Credit) Lifestyle Coaching (15 Credit) Community Coaching (15 Credit)

Assessment method

Assessment will include any of the following; • written assignments • seminars • poster presentations • practical coaching or role-plays • reports • portfolios • case studies • presentations • in class tests

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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International applicants

Unfortunately, UCP are currently not able to recruit International Students. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)65.5 in each element

Applicants whose first language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency in English language through successful completion of one of the following: - GCSE English Language grade C/4 or equivalent - Degree and Foundation Degrees- UKVI IELTS 6/6.5 (overall band score) with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing) dependent on course. - Higher National Awards- UKVI IELTS 5.5 (overall band score) with 5.5 for reading and writing elements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1
Channel Islands £7500 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Community Coaching for England (HTQ) at University Centre Peterborough - UCAS