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Course summary

Course information The Sport Coaching and Performance degree at Newman is an opportunity for you to combine sports coaching with sport science to help you pursue a career in a performance coaching setting. The degree will allow you to develop your coaching skills by reflecting upon your practical experiences in an academic way as well as being able to apply sport science concepts to your coaching covering disciplines such as biomechanics, physiology and psychology. You will learn to enhance, monitor and analyse performance to inform your coaching practice while having have access to excellent facilities such as the new on-campus 3G artificial grass pitch, sports hall and the Human Performance Laboratory. The course is taught in dedicated facilities on one campus. The Human performance lab, indoor sports hall, strength & conditioning suite, aerobic conditioning suite, group exercise studio, full size outdoor 3G pitch, dedicated seminar rooms and staff offices can be found within a 100 yard radius of each other. A video tour of our facilities is available to view online. Why study this course? This BSc Sport Coaching and Performance is an important pathway for those students that want a combination of the coaching pedagogy and sports science content. The course aims to enhance students’ employability, specifically within the sport coaching and performance industry and those seeking to pursue a career and/or further study in a performance coaching setting. Facilities such as the new on-campus 3G artificial grass pitch, sports hall and the Human Performance Laboratory. You are provided with the option to undertake a research-based dissertation or a negotiated Work-Based Research Project. Lecturers on this course are highly qualified and experienced, and regularly present at international conferences, collaborate internationally and publish research in top academic journals. What does the course cover? There is a strong applied focus, and the module on Developing Young People and Athletes Through Sport alongside the coaching pedagogy and sport science modules will encourage you to bring theory, practice and reflexive practitioners’ skills together in innovative and challenging assessments

Assessment method

Please see the Newman University website for details.

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

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are currently not accepting applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applicants will need to have 120 credits at level 4 and 120 credits at level 5 in a relevant Foundation Degree or HND. Applicants should normally achieve 80% merits (minimum) in the final year. Applicants should also hold GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths (or equivalent awards). If your application meets our entry requirements, you may be invited to attend an interview. Depending upon previous learning, applicants may be required to pass bridging work in the form of an online research methods module.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Whole course
England £9250 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9250 Whole course
Scotland £9250 Whole course
Wales £9250 Whole course

Additional fee information

The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course, where applicable. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments. Additional cost information associated with undergraduate degrees can be found at
Sport Coaching and Performance (Top Up) at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS