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Course summary

Overview BA (Hons) Sport Development with Coaching not only offers a fresh and relevant curriculum for the modern sport student, it has been specifically designed to equip you with the skills needed for academic and vocational success both on and off the sports field. The ‘development’ strand focuses on aspects of sports management, sport sociology, sport policy and sport events, while the ‘coaching’ strand develops an understanding of established and innovative grassroots, community and elite coaching techniques and leadership styles. Why study this course? • This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop the coaching competencies needed to enter into the sports industry and to flourish in it. • The development and management modules broaden your vocational skillsets to enhance career prospects yet further within sport and beyond. • You will have the opportunity to be involved in practical activities/ sessions with sport industry partners, seminar discussions, and ‘real-world’ sport development and coaching contexts. • There will be opportunities for you to develop your own areas of academic research and relate your studies to practical sports situations. • Lecturers on this course are highly qualified and regularly present at international conferences, collaborate internationally and publish research in top academic journals.

Assessment method

Please see the Newman University website for 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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are currently not accepting applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applicants will need to have 120 credits at level 4 and 120 credits at level 5 in a relevant Foundation Degree or HND. Applicants should normally achieve 80% merits (minimum) in the final year. Applicants should also hold GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths (or equivalent awards). If your application meets our entry requirements, you may be invited to attend an interview. Depending upon previous learning, applicants may be required to pass bridging work in the form of an online research methods module.

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Whole course
England £9250 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9250 Whole course
Scotland £9250 Whole course
Wales £9250 Whole course

Additional fee information

The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course, where applicable. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments. Additional cost information associated with undergraduate degrees can be found at
Sport Development and Coaching (Top up) at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS