Sports Coaching, Education and Development

Lincoln College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Bishop Grosseteste University
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Course summary

TEF Silver

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A highly vocational Higher Education programme designed to prepare learners for a career relating to sports coaching, teaching and sports development.

Course details


Typical Modules Year 1 Foundations of Sports Coaching Introduction to Sport Development Principles Sports Development in School Spor Introduction to Learning Core Principles in Sport and Exercise Research and Study Skills Year 2 Advanced Principles of Sports Coaching Contemporary Issues in Sport Sports Development in Practice Principles of Teaching in Practice Maximising Sports Performance Research Project

Assessment method

The assessment methods used throughout the programme include: Practical assessments Written examinations Coursework portfolios Written assessments

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeC654
Institution code L42
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points GCE A and AS Levels BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject Access to HE Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 student visa

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6999 Year 1
Scotland £6999 Year 1
Wales £6999 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6999 Year 1
EU £6999 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment. Sports kit - £130 (compulsory) ; DBS check - £44 (compulsory); Additional coaching courses (optional )- varying costs Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The Career Degree Bursary allows students to access the remainder of the Career Degree Bursary (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves.
Sports Coaching, Education and Development at Lincoln College - UCAS