Sports Coaching at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS

Course summary

This course equips coaches with the latest technology and advances in understanding in sports coaching. Our Sports Coaching course will help you to become a modern professional coach with an understanding of how sports science principles apply to athletic performance and helps athletes reach their potential and indeed their goals. There is a strong emphasis on the practical application of theoretical knowledge. You'll gain the independent study habits, academic and employability skills and deliver volunteer coaching opportunities that will develop your knowledge and skills as and apply them into applied, real life, coaching situations. Please visit our website for full course and module details.

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.






Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements HNC - Pass in a related subject* with A in the graded unit. *Sports Coaching with Development of Sport, Sports Coaching, Fitness Health & Exercise, Sports Therapy, Sport and Exercise Science, Applied Sports Science, Applied Biological Science. SQA Advanced Higher - BBC to include Biology A Level - BBB to include Biology Minimum Year 3 Entry Requirements HND (AA): Sports Coaching with Development of Sport, Coaching and Developing Sport, Sports Coaching and Development Sports & Exercise Science, Applied Sports Science, Applied Biological Sciences, Fitness, Health and Exercise Must pass the following units: One of the following: Mechanics for Health and Fitness Professional (DW64 35) Sports Mechanics (FX9L 35) (DD2T 35) Human Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics in Sport (J2AP 34) AND (one of the following): Psychology of Sports Performance (FX9V 35) Psychology of Sports Coaching (FW61 34) Psychology of Sport and Exercise (J422 34) Applied Psychology in Sport and Exercise Performance (J429 35) Students with HND Games and Sports must include a Mechanics AND a Coaching based module.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £17580* Year 1
International £17580* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

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Sports Coaching at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS