Sports Coaching

Hartpury University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Master your skills with weekly practical opportunities to coach school children and youth athletes as part of our Sports Academies. Study in a professional sports club-style environment. Benefit from outstanding facilities and connections with major clubs and governing bodies. We're an associate partner of CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) - our curriculum is underpinned by professional coaching standards. You’ll develop your knowledge and skills in coaching, sports psychology and leadership across a range of sports. You’ll be encouraged to gain as much coaching experience as possible, both on campus and in clubs and schools, to ensure you’re well prepared for your career. We have excellent partnerships with the Football Association, the Rugby Football Union, Active Gloucestershire and Gloucester Athletics. You’ll build a diverse portfolio of experience, which you can use to evidence your experience to employers when you graduate. Recent graduate roles have included football, rugby and rowing coaches, as well as lead sports roles in clubs and schools.

Course details

Modules

You will study a range of subjects, with optional modules allowing you to tailor your degree to your own interests. Year 1 modules include Coaching and Teaching Portfolio (Theory), The Sport and Exercise Professional, Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology, Introduction to the Sport Industry, Introduction to the Sport Exercise Physiology and Comparative Sports Study


Unistats information

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How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeC600
Institution code H22
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

Our international office will support students and their families to make their way through the application process smoothly, from deciding on the course, making visa applications, the cost of tuition fees and accommodation to enrolling at the University ready to start their course. When you decide to study with us, you’ll be in good company, joining students from across the UK, the EU and around the world all studying courses in either animal, agriculture, equine or sport on our specialist campus and as an international student you are also guaranteed on-site accommodation during your first year. We are committed to continued investment and development of Hartpury University ensuring an outstanding learning environment for all international students.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 - 128 points
A level BBC - ABB Typical offer is ABB-BBC or equivalent. This must include a minimum of two A Levels including one in a Biological Science, Sports Studies or PE subject.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM - DDM Typical offer is a DDM-DMM in an Extended Diploma or equivalent in a relevant subject.
Access to HE Diploma Typical offer is 112-128 UCAS tariff points in an Access to Higher Education Diploma to include a minimum of a pass in a Biological Science, Sports Studies or PE module at Level 3
Scottish Higher Typical offer is 112-128 UCAS tariff points in Scottish Highers. This must include a minimum of two Highers, including one in a Biological Science, Sports Studies or PE subject.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Typical offer is 112-128 UCAS tariff points in an IB Diploma, to include a minimum of two Highers at H3 or above, including one in a Biological Science, Sports Studies or PE subject. This must also include Maths and English Language at a minimum of Standard Level S3 if equivalent GCSE's have not been obtained.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Typical offer is 112-128 UCAS tariff points in the Irish Leaving Certificate. This must include a minimum of two Highers, including one in a Biological Science, Sports Studies or PE subject. This must also include Maths and English Language at a minimum of Ordinary Level.

In addition to the above Level 3 qualifications, a minimum of 5 GCSE A* to C, (or 9 to 4), or equivalent, to include English Language, Mathematics and a science are required. We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants. We may interview mature applicants and those with non-traditional qualifications. Each application is considered on its own merits and we will consider combinations of the above mentioned qualifications or equivalent. If you don't meet our tariff points requirement we will still consider your application. In some cases we can consider students with a lower tariff providing this is combined with relevant practical experience or we may be able to offer you a place on an alternative programme. Please see our website for more details.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £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 £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please look at the Course Information Sheet found on our website (www.hartpury.ac.uk) for a full breakdown of all course-related costs.

Sponsorship information

Hartpury offers a range of bursaries that can provide financial support to eligible students applying for degree courses, including: Support Bursary, Care Leavers Bursary, Full time Carers Bursary, Local Outreach Bursary, Local Bursary and Progression Bursary. For more information, please visit our website: http://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/facilities/life-at-hartpury/finance/

Sports Coaching at Hartpury University - UCAS