Nottingham College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Nottingham Trent University

Sports Coaching: Community and Performance

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Course summary

Become a great all-rounder and prepare for your career with this industry-focused sports coaching qualification, awarded by our chief university partner: Nottingham Trent University. About the course Whether you currently work in sport and want to progress, or you plan to complete a sports-related qualification to kick-start your career, then this course can help you realise your potential. We will help you to hone and develop the practical and academic skills you'll need to become the capable 'all-rounder' that the ever-changing sports and leisure industries demand. Whether you want to work in sports coaching, sports development or sports administration, we'll help you towards reaching your goals. Back of the net! Campus Because of our special relationship with Nottingham Trent University (NTU), this course is based at NTUs Clifton Campus Sports Village, sited in a parkland setting just four miles from Nottingham City Centre. There are excellent public transport links with the City Centre and all other parts of Greater Nottingham. Year 1 modules include -Coaching Theory and Practice -Strength and Conditioning -Physiology of Sport Performance -Foundations of Sport Psychology -Introduction to Research Skills -Inclusive Sport and Community and Engagement Year 2 modules include -Foundations of Sports Biomechanics -Professional Development Placement -Applied Research Project -Applied Skill Learning -Event Management Assessment We assess continually throughout the course including through assignments, research projects, reports and practical investigations. Two second-year modules include assessment by examination to help prepare you for further degree-level study. As part of your course, you will also need to complete a programme of work placement which we will help you to secure. Bursaries We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2022-23 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - - for more information. Your career and progression You could progress to the third year of the BSc (Hons) Coaching and Sport Science at Nottingham Trent University, our validating university. Alternatively, you could top-up to a relevant degree at another university of your choice. This qualification could also open up a wide range of careers within a sports coaching, sports development or administrative environment such as sports development officer, sports coach, fitness instructor or sports management.

Course details

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

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

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NTU Clifton Sports Village
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Applicants from outside the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) are advised to contact our International Office for advice and information before submitting their UCAS application. Please call +44 (0) 115 838 0527 or email: [email protected]

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


Applicants are normally invited to attend an informal interview as part of the admissions procedures.


Applicants may be asked to provide a portfolio of their recent work.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5An overall band score of 5.5, with no individual component less than 5.0.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8250 Year 1
England £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
Channel Islands £8250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students are advised to contact their own national student finance service for up-to-date information concerning potential financial support. Applicants who are permanently resident outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands or Republic of Ireland are advised to contact the College's International Office before submitting an application at: [email protected] Any additional costs or fees are shown on the UCAS page for each individual course.
Sports Coaching: Community and Performance at Nottingham College - UCAS