Sport Coaching at University of Chichester - UCAS

Course summary

This programme will prepare you for working as a professional in sport coaching and related industries/professions, as well as developing your scientific knowledge and practical coaching skills. At the heart of the programme is a commitment to improving your coaching practice through an understanding of how to deliver excellent coaching sessions. In the first year you will deliver a number of coaching sessions to your peer group and in year two this coaching practice is developed through supported coaching placements and experiential, on-site learning. The third year is designed to further inform and develop your understanding of the sport coaching process and focuses on coach education, coach development and the relationship between sport coaching and some of the ancillary areas of expertise necessary for excellence (i.e. psychology, performance, and support systems for elite level sport).


Year One Principles and Practice in Sport and Coaching Introduction to Coaching Contexts in Sport Questioning Sport, Health and Exercise Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology Evaluating Sport, Health and Exercise Fundamentals of Human Physiology Introduction to Skill Acquisition Year Two Core modules: Coaching Practice and Delivery (Placement) Researching Sport, Health and Exercise Developing and Monitoring Fitness Physical Performance Working with Individuals Performance Analysis in Sport Coaching Children and Youth Sports Optional modules: Sports Injury and Prevention Reflection: Developing Your Teaching and Coaching Diving MediaSport 2.0 and Beyond Sport and Exercise in Extreme Environments Project Management Year Three Core modules: Research Dissertation Adapting Coaching for Different Contexts Critical Reflection in Coaching and Mentoring Exploring Ethical Challenges in Coaching Working with Teams Optional modules: Applied Sport Psychology: Delivering Mental Strategies Adventure in Sports Coaching (including Alpine trip) Entrepreneurial 1 (Business set-up) Strategic Planning for Sport Nutrition for Sports Performance, Exercise and Health Delivering Sport and Physical Activity in the Community Planning and Monitoring of Training and Performance Occupational Performance and Health

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Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No component less than 5.5
PTE Academic5050-57 and no lower than 50-57 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)79At least: 18 in Reading 17 in Listening 20 in Speaking 17 in Writing

Qualifications recognised for English language proficiency

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16344 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £16344 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 .

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

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University of Chichester
Bishop Otter Campus
College Lane
PO19 6PE

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Thursday 15th August: 8-00 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday 16th August: 8-00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Then normal office hours: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Sport Coaching at University of Chichester - UCAS