Bath College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Gloucestershire

Sport, Coaching and Exercise Science

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[Bath College in association with University of Gloucestershire] Course Overview This HE sport programme is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue or develop their knowledge and understanding across a range of sporting topics. Combining a range of vocational and employability-based skills, learners will study key topic areas including Nutrition, Sport Psychology, Coaching and Biomechanics. The Sport, Coaching & Exercise Science Foundation Degree course combines practical instruction with academic interactive teaching, including a varied range of assessment methods and is ideally suited to either those graduating from Level 3 or A-level courses or those looking for a lifestyle change with experience or keen interests in a sports career. This programme also offers access to a range of industry specific qualifications at reduced prices for those students wishing to develop specialisms and develop their vocational skills (such as Personal Training and Sports Massage Therapy) What topics are covered? The main areas of study on the Foundation Degree programme are within the following disciplines:

  • Nutrition
  • Sport Coaching
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Research Methods
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biomechanics and Sport Analysis
  • Sport Psychology
  • Work Based Learning
Learning and developing the fundamental skills of research is critical to any Higher Education programme and is included as a core unit. Every opportunity will be given to embed and apply these core skills in all units culminating in a final year research project within a chosen discipline of your choice. The units of study offer a contemporary balance covering the full range of Sport, Coaching & Exercise Science subject areas. Opportunities for additional industry validated qualifications will also be made available during your programme.

Course details

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeSCES
Institution code B21
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 80 points All applicants must have a minimum of grade C/4 in GCSE English Language and maths.
A level CDD C must be in a subject specific area.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) DM

Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

International applicants must have an IELTS score of a minimum of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each part.

Fees and funding

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Sport, Coaching and Exercise Science at Bath College - UCAS