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Course summary

New to Bishop Auckland College, this exciting innovative higher education course enables students to gain an academic qualification in Sports Coaching. This qualification is validated by The Open University. This programme is taught on a face to face basis. It is taught over three years on the full time degree option, some home study time is advised to achieve the best possible grade. We wish to attract individuals who: • are highly self-motivated and committed; • can deal with the demands of a multidisciplinary course; • have effective oral and written communication skills; • will benefit from the course. Develop specialist academic, personal and practical skills related to the sports coaching, fitness and health industry. Opportunities and benefits:

  • £500 Cash Back
  • Student Loan
  • Higher Earning Potential
  • Become an industry recognised professional
  • Access to post-graduate level studies
  • Highly qualified lecturers with industry experience.
  • A range of CPD courses to enhance your profile.
Upon successful completion of the programme, you may apply and progress onto Masters level (Level 7) study such as an MSc in Sports and/or specialist training or seek employment within the Sport Industry as well as the programme being a route into teaching.


Level Four Modules: Introduction to Coaching Theory Introduction to Community Health and Social Issues Academic and Professional Skills Introduction to Coaching Practice Introduction to Coaching Science Level Five Modules: (We have created optional modules for you to study topics and subjects linked to your interests and career preferences). Research Methods Community Coaching Practice Coaching Science in Practice Contemporary Understanding of Sports Coaching Optional: (Choose one from the following) Skill Acquisition Community Interventions for Health and Social Issues Level Six Modules: Research Project Performance Analysis Contemporary Issues in Sports Coaching and Health Advanced Coaching Practice

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

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Bishop Auckland College Main Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sports Coaching at Bishop Auckland College - UCAS