Physical Education and Sports Coaching at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS

Course summary

Confidently guide others in sport with our hands-on Physical Education and Sports Coaching degree Empower others through sport with our Physical Education and Sports Coaching degree. If you currently work, or aspire to teach, in physical education or sport coaching, this course is for you. You will study on campus twice a week, covering topics like:

  • young people’s holistic development
  • talent development
  • contemporary issues in PE and sport
  • health and wellbeing
  • teaching skills.
Excellent reputation and teaching We have a strong reputation for our sports and education programmes. The Times Good University Guide 2023 rated us in the top 5 for teaching quality. Additionally, we placed 5th for student experience in the Complete University Guide 2024. Our student, Sophy, tells us that our tutors “always offered support and encouraged us to push our boundaries”. Work placements: build professional experience You will undertake a work placement in your second year. This will allow you to apply your studies to a professional environment and strengthen your skills. Previous students have worked at:
  • schools
  • sports clubs.
  • Opportunities for further study*
Once you successfully complete our Physical Education and Sports Coaching degree, you can choose to spend a third year completing either our:
  • Sports Coaching Science BSc (Hons)
  • Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development BA (Hons).


Year 1 - Level 4 is a foundation year for all students within Sports Coaching Science. Students cover core sport science topics and two specialised coaching modules. Year 2 - After the grounding in theory provided at Level 4 you will now progress into practical understanding and the application of acquired theoretical knowledge to enhance coach effectiveness. Specialised coaching modules are taken alongside optional sport science modules. Year 3 - At Level 6 you will complete, alongside other theoretical and practical modules, an extended research project. Advanced issues and research are covered through theoretical and laboratory based work.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

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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

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16320 Year 1
International £16320 Year 1

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Physical Education and Sports Coaching at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS