Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sport and Exercise Science (Physical Education and Coaching)

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Course summary

Overview Give yourself a basis for coaching The sports coach has a diverse role, working with elite athletes, guiding teams of young people, or working with community groups to assist the health of the local population. Someone interested in this role will enjoy working with people of all ages, shapes and sizes to develop their physical and mental health, assisting them in reaching their physical peak – physical education and coaching is what you dream of. We are one of the UK’s leading universities in sports education. Ranked as the top university in London for Sports Science according to The Complete University Guide (2020), you’ll be taught by expert professionals in top facilities. Develop sporting and coaching skills Our philosophy means the scientific approach lies at the heart of this sports course. You’ll learn how to support athletes to reach their peak and perform at the right time while reducing the risk of injury. We believe in building a portfolio of practical skills, which means a large part of your studies will be spent practising in StoneX Stadium, home of Saracens Rugby Club. You’ll have access to the brand new £23 million redevelopment project of the West Stand, offering state-of-the-art facilities as a top educational and high performance centre for teaching and research excellence. With some of the most advanced equipment in the UK, you will be able to utilise the new specialist spaces, simulation suites, specialist labs, plus much more. By the end of the course you’ll take part in more than 150 hours of clinical practice, working with a range of athletes across a number of sports. Upon completion of the course, you’ll be armed with a range of knowledge including coaching, physical education, sports psychology and more. You’ll learn how to assess fitness, well-being and nutrition, as well as the basic effects of pharmacological agents on performance and health. Graduate into a coaching role or go on to further education Our personalised approach gives you the support you need to succeed as a student. While you're an undergraduate or foundation year student, you’ll have a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. If you need support with academic writing, numeracy and library skills, we’ll provide it. Our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants have studied your subject and can support you based on their own experience. Previous graduates have gone on to work in careers such as physical education teacher, sports coach, games organiser and fitness instructor. You could also choose to go on to further education and postgraduate courses.

Modules

Year 1 - Compulsory Fundamentals of Research Methods in Sport & Exercise Science (15 credits) Fundamentals of Physical Education and Sports Coaching (15 credits) Fundamentals of Training Principles in Sport and Exercise (30 credits) Movement Analysis (15 credits) Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Science (30 credits) Made in Middlesex Expansion Module (Cognitive Me) (15 credits) Year 2 - Compulsory Made in Middlesex Expansion Module (Associative Me) (15 Credits) Applied Physical Education and Coaching (30 credits) Applied Sport and Exercise Science (30 credits) Applied Performance Analysis (15 credits) Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition (15 credits) Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition (15 credits) Year 3 - Compulsory Dissertation (15 credits) Advanced Physical Education and Coaching (30 credits) Work Based Practice (30 credits) Advanced Sport and Exercise Science (30 credits)


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C60F
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page at: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/sport-and-exercise-science-physical-education-coaching We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.mdx.ac.uk/study-with-us/undergraduate/entry-requirements-for-undergraduates

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/sport-and-exercise-science-physical-education-coaching
Sport and Exercise Science (Physical Education and Coaching) at Middlesex University - UCAS