Physical Education and Sports Coaching at University of Chichester - UCAS

Course summary

This course is for those of you that know you want to study sport but are still deciding between a career in teaching and coaching. You get the best of both with this degree. The modular approach to this will enable you to develop an understanding of the lifespan of athletic development of individuals who participate in sport activity, from early childhood fun to elite performance. Choice and flexibility are at the heart of this course and we will give you the autonomy to tailor your course to fit you. You will learn from the best; our academic team includes ex-senior teachers and an Olympic coach. Many of our students graduating from this course go on to teaching, whereas others will go on to work in clubs or as freelance coaches, feeds directly in to our teacher training courses. On this course you will: -Develop professional knowledge and understanding of the teaching and coaching processes. -Understand the developmental aspects of children and developing young adults within a physical activity context. -Seize the opportunity to hone your skills and improve your employability through our dedicated work placement options. -Build professional attributes such as communication, teamwork, building positive relationships, and enhancing personal performance. Highlights of this course:

  • Allows you to keep your options open
  • Modules in high-performance coaching
  • Option to swap between PE courses
  • Outdoor Education residential trips.


Our degree course is delivered on a modular basis covering academic and pedagogical studies. You will experience a variety of teaching methods across the modules including lectures, group work, seminars, practical workshops and laboratory sessions. In addition, there is individual directed work leading to research and enquiry. You are assigned an academic advisor who provides a personal link for the entire duration of your time on the course. Your own personal expertise and experience is valued to enhance the overall learning of the whole group supplementing the formal university input.

How to apply

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Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Applicants who demonstrate relevant experience and / or understanding, as well as commitment to and enthusiasm for, the profession may receive a lower (grades) offer.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No component less than 5.5
PTE Academic5050-57 and no lower than 50-57 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)79At least: 18 in Reading 17 in Listening 20 in Speaking 17 in Writing

Qualifications recognised for English language proficiency

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

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £15840 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15840 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Physical Education and Sports Coaching at University of Chichester - UCAS