Sports Performance at Plymouth Marjon University - UCAS

Course summary

The overarching purpose of the programme is to expose the students to contemporary training methodologies in the applied sciences to understand the high-performance sport landscape. In addition, students will be equipped with a number of lifelong skills to navigate the digital world they are confronted with to embed wellbeing and resilience. The students will understand the high-performance landscape through exposure to inter and multi-disciplinary team approaches.  More specifically the programme aims to: To explore applied sport and exercise science discipline-based approaches to implement training methodologies to optimise performance, support injury prevention and rehabilitation and to enhance lifestyle and wellbeing.   To gain critical insight of the creation of digital content to enhance media relations, revenue generation, personal brand building, sponsorship opportunities, legacy building and community impact.   To explore the links between coach behaviours, coach-athlete relationships, leadership styles and organisational culture in fostering the creation of high performing environments.   To allow the development of personal growth, confidence, resilience and application of knowledge to real life and high-performance sport encounters. 


odule 1 - Unlock Athletic Potential: Science Meets Training. In this module you will learn about: Key sport and exercise science principles How to optimise performance with contemporary scientific methods The rehabilitation and prevention of injury The role of lifestyle to support wellbeing Module 2- Creating winning cultures: nurturing high-performance environments. In this module you will learn about: How coach behaviours underpin the high-performance environment Leadership styles and organisational culture The importance of coach-athlete relationships Module 3- Brand You: Building a personal and professional brand. In this module you will learn about: Multimedia skills and telling stories Creation of professional persona: online and in-person Business skills and adopting an enterprising mindset How to build a network and work with external agencies Personal finance and enterprise skills Module 4 – Where knowledge meets action: applied project. In this module you will: Take on a real-life project with one of our partners. Understand the importance of reflective practice to grow confidence. Apply real life knowledge to high-performance sport encounters to develop key transferable skills.

Assessment method

Pitch Online portfolio Individual and group presentation Practical assessment Reflective diaries Reports

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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English language requirements

GCSe English required at Grade C/4 or above

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

EU applicants will be classed as International unless they have Pre-settled or Settled status.
Sports Performance at Plymouth Marjon University - UCAS