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Course summary

Our highly regarded Physical Education and Youth Sport Coaching degree will prepare you for a career in teaching, coaching, health and fitness, or sports development. Practical performance and the development of teaching and coaching skills are central to this course. This course is informed by close links with organisations such as the Youth Sport Trust, Sport Across Staffordshire and the West Midlands Teacher Training Consortium. You’ll be taught by experienced lecturers who hold high-level coaching qualifications and are well connected within the industry. This will help to ensure that you’re work-ready when you complete the course, with your own network of connections already underway. As a Sport and Exercise student, you’ll be guaranteed a placement, internship or volunteering opportunity during your studies, in order to apply your knowledge and develop real world skills. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Physical Education and Youth Sport Coaching The course has a number of links with primary, secondary, private and special schools and academy across the region, and is informed by links with organisations including the Youth Sport Trust and Sport Across Staffordshire.


Year 1 Core: *Developing Research Skills in Sport and Exercise (Enhancing Career and Personal Success) *Academic and Employability Skills in Sport and Exercise *Sports Science for Coaches and Teachers *Fundamentals of the Psychology of Sport & Exercise *Coaching and Teaching in Sport *Teaching and Coaching PE national curriculum activities Year 2 Core: *Research and Graduate Employability in Sport and Exercise (Enterprise, Entrepreneurialism and Citizenship) *Coaching, Analysis & Skill Acquisition *Advanced Sport and Exercise Psychology *PE and Youth Sport Practice and Placement Year 3 Core: *Personal and Professional Development in Sport and Exercise *Advanced Coaching and Teaching Skills *Inspiring Learning: PE Pedagogy *Contemporary Issues in Sports Coaching *Children in Sport and PE

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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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
EU £16750 Year 1
International £16750 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit
Physical Education and Sports Coaching at Staffordshire University - UCAS