Sport Development with Coaching at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS

Sport Development with Coaching

Sheffield Hallam University

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Course summary • Learn to think differently to find and apply solutions to issues in sport. • Work with a vast array of external organisations to develop your leadership experience and knowledge of sport in real-life settings. • Understand what it is to be a global citizen within the world of sport and expand your employability prospects as a result. • Have the opportunity to work abroad — Erasmus funding is available for European placements. Sport development means the ability to understand the needs of others and developing a creative, logical mind set in order to provide opportunities for sport to be successful. You gain vital knowledge and skills required for a professional career within sport or the wider employment sector. The course will push you to be a confident and creative communicator in addition to developing and then applying your leadership, business and research skills within a sport development setting. You will gain a Level 2 Multi-Skills Award during your first year modules which will enable you to coach for one of our many partner organisations You learn through • lectures • seminars • tutorials • project supervision • professional conferences • practical classes • field trips • external speakers There are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme. Applied learning Work placements and professional development We offer you a six-week placement experience with major local and national partner organisations, including national governing bodies of sport, local school PE departments, local authority sport development units, County Sport Partnerships and overseas programmes in a variety of countries. In addition to this, you will have the opportunity to apply for sport-related internships and leadership development programmes which will compliment your studies. At all times we will ensure that you have access to develop your employability skills during the 3 years that you are with us Our staff and Careers Advisors will also provide you with support to develop a professional profile, enabling you to apply for work whilst at University and once you graduate. Networking opportunities You have the opportunity to take part in our annual Sport Development with Coaching Professional Development Week where you meet and talk with a range of sport industry professionals, many of whom are our alumni graduates who return to advise you on how they got their first job and what you can do to develop yourself professionally. You also have the opportunity to develop your resilience and team-building skills on an Outward Bound Day

Course details


Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You can take an optional placement in year three. Year 1 Compulsory modules Developing Physical Literacy 20 Introduction To Coaching And Leadership 20 Introduction To Sport And Physical Activity 20 Marketing For Sport Development 20 Professional Skills For Sport Development And Coaching 20 Sport And Social Issues 20 Year 2 Compulsory modules Application Of Professional Skills In Sport Development And Coaching 20 Research In Sport Development And Coaching 20 Sport And Society 20 Sport Event Management 20 Strategic Planning 20 Elective modules Coaching In Context 20 Developing Sport In Education 20 Foreign Language 20 Final year Compulsory modules Project 40 Sport Development And Enterprise 20 Sport Policy 20 Elective modules Coaching Adult Communities 20 Coaching Children And Young People 20 Contemporary Issues In Sport 20 International Sport Development 20 The Media And Major Sport Events 20

Assessment method

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How to apply

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15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 points From two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. We accept General Studies. For example: CCC at A Level including relevant subject(s). MMM in BTEC Extended Diploma. A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ or general studies.
Access to HE Diploma M: 39 credits P: 6 credits Access to HE Diploma from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate. Normally we require 15 credits at level 2 and 45 at level 3 of which at least 39 level 3 credits should be graded at merit or above.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 English Language or Literature at grade C or 4 or equivalents* Maths at grade C or 4 or equivalents* The only equivalent we can accept in place of GCSE's is: • equivalency test from

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.
TOEFL (iBT)79Listening: minimum level 17 Speaking: minimum level 20 Reading: minimum level 18 Writing: minimum level 17
Cambridge English AdvancedCListening: minimum score 162 Speaking: minimum score 162 Reading: minimum score 162 Writing: minimum score 162
PTE Academic52Listening: minimum level 51 Speaking: minimum level 51 Reading: minimum level 51 Writing: minimum level 51

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
International £13650 Year 1

Additional fee information

During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Sport Development with Coaching at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS