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Course summary

Immersing you in performance analysis, programming, and strength and conditioning, this degree equips you with the knowledge and skills to implement and manage contemporary sports coaching practices in local, national and international settings. Endorsed against the professional standards of CIMSPA, the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity, the programme offers a student-centred experience that combines academic studies with applied work experience in real-world settings. Developing skills in enterprise and entrepreneurship, you will choose from a range of contemporary and career-focused pathways that enable you to specialise in areas such as coaching community and performance sport, sports coaching in education, and coaching with children, young people and adults. The programme will appeal whether you wish to work in community or professional sports coaching, or education, across a range of audiences. You will graduate with a skillset that makes you highly employable, both within and outside the sports industry, working in roles where you can make a real difference to people’s lives.


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Assessment method

Assessments are both individual and team-based and enable you to develop your presentation skills through applied sports coaching tasks, including those undertaken in the real world and with industry partners. These tasks include the writing of essays and individual reports, coaching portfolios and practical assessments. There will be critical appraisals of learning strategies, evaluations of coaching practices, preparation of poster presentations, the planning and delivery of practical sessions, developing portfolios of evidence linked to professional standards, and undertaking a piece of original independent research.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected]

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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