Physical Education and Sports Coaching (with Foundation Year) at Staffordshire University - UCAS

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If you want to pursue a career in sports coaching, either in the UK or abroad, then our Sports Coaching degree is for you. Do you want to help athletes and teams perform to their absolute best? Or maybe you like the idea of helping to shape sports policy? Wherever your sporting ambitions lie, we’ll give you the practical skills and knowledge you’ll need to build a successful career in sports coaching and development. We have established relationships with Stoke City FC, Port Vale FC, local and regional schools, coaching companies and organisations across a wide variety of team and individual sports. These provide excellent placement opportunities, enabling you to apply your skills in a real-world setting. Under the watchful eye of our expert coach educators, you’ll develop your practical coaching skills across a variety of sports. These skills are further enhanced by analysing athlete and team performance, using cutting edge Dartfish and ProZone motion and match analysis technologies. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Sports Coaching


Foundation year compulsory modules: Study Skills and Research Methods Coaching in Sport Social Aspects of Sport Introduction to Sports Psychology Year 1 compulsory modules: Developing Research Skills in Sport & Exercise Academic & Employability Skills in Sport & Exercise Sport & Culture in Global Context Sports Science for Coaches & Teachers Coaching and Teaching in Sport Fundamentals of UK Sports Policy Coaching and Teaching in Sport (Invasion Games) or Coaching and Teaching in Sport (Individual Sports) Year 2 compulsory modules: Research & Graduate Employability in Sport & Exercise Real World Project Placement: Coaching & Sports Development Coaching, Analysis & Skill Acquisition Year 3 compulsory modules: Personal & Professional Development in Sport & Exercise Advanced Coaching & Teaching Skills Global Sport in Development

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Sixth Form College, Stoke on Trent
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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Tuition fees

England £5950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5950 Year 1
Scotland £5950 Year 1
Wales £5950 Year 1
Channel Islands £5950 Year 1

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Tuition Fees for the Foundation Year (Year Zero) at Sixth Form College are £5950. Years 1, 2 and 3 on-campus are standard undergraduate tuition fees (currently £9250 for 2023/24 intake) For more information about tuition fees, please go to
Physical Education and Sports Coaching (with Foundation Year) at Staffordshire University - UCAS