This course is for students that have a real passion for sport, and want to learn about the art/science of coaching sports skills. Students will develop a range of skills and knowledge in key areas of sports coaching which will be appropriate for successful transition into a sports coaching/delivery based career. The course is ideal for those who wish to work with sports clubs, schools, National Governing Bodies or operate sports coaching based businesses. Sport England expects that over the next five years there will be an increase of at least 3,000 jobs within the coaching sector in the North West region alone, with a large demand expected for coaches to work in the education sector. The programme benefits from state-of-the-art sports laboratory, strength and conditioning and sports coaching suites, equipment and facilities, including:
- Sports hall catering for a plethora of sports such as football, basketball, and badminton with stadium seating and video analysis equipment
- Performance analysis suite for conducting match analysis
- Outdoor playing fields and astro turf
- Sports laboratory catering for physiological analysis in the field of Cortex Metalyzer Gas Analysis, Douglas Bag Gas Analysis, Blood Lactate, Cholesterol and Glucose measurement and Wattbike Cycle Ergometer
- Fully equipped strength and conditioning suite with Olympic lifting equipment and video technology as well as resistance and cardio-vascular equipment
Examples of current modules- Dissertation Contemporary Issues in Sport Coaching and School Sport High Performance Coaching
42% assignment 29% presentation / video 29% practical
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.
Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent in the vocational or academic subject area. Recognition of prior learning (RPL) will be accepted in line with the University policy and procedures. Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have previous learning towards a degree-level qualification or relevant industry or life experience will be considered on an individual basis and may be invited to interview.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have previous learning towards a degree-level qualification or relevant industry or life experience will be considered on an individual basis and may be invited to interview.
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Fees and funding
Additional fee information
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Course contact detailsVisit our course page
UCEN Manchester Admissions Department
Course Enquiry Team
03333 222 444
International Admissions Office