Leeds Trinity University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Physical Education and Sports Coaching

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Course summary

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Do you really enjoy sport but are undecided on your future career? This course will allow you to keep your options open whilst enjoying studying a range of interesting subjects which can be applied to a variety of sport and teaching-related jobs. You’ll practice teaching and coaching skills from a range of perspectives such as working in schools and community settings. You’ll develop an appreciation of how the disciplines of physical education and sports coaching complement each other, studying a combination of practical and theoretical modules in pedagogy (how to teach and coach), sports science, analysing performance, sports policy, psychology, sociology and philosophy of sport. Our vocational approach means you’ll learn by doing, applying theory to a range of practical activities such as games, athletics, outdoor adventure activities, gymnastics and dance. Thanks to our fantastic employer links, you’ll have the opportunity to work with schools and professional sports clubs and we’ll encourage you to volunteer or work in physical education and sports coaching alongside your studies. The flexible nature of the degree means you’ll have the chance to adapt your knowledge, skills and experiences to any age group. You can also specialise in the areas that interest you the most, choosing from modules that include topics such as fitness, performance, physical activity or enterprise. What’s more, you can even gain additional coaching qualifications alongside your degree. Professional placements Previous placements have included assisting in primary and secondary schools and delivering fitness sessions alongside personal training and strength and conditioning professionals. Some students have worked with county sports partnerships or national governing bodies for sport, such as the Football Association, Rugby Football League and England Netball. Career opportunities You could go on to become a sports coach for children or athletes or work in the fitness industry, physical activity and health promotion, sport development or event management settings. Graduates have also gone on to further study to become a teacher or pursued a career in the uniformed services.

Course details

Modules

On this course you will study a selection of modules, which may include: Introduction to Teaching and Coaching; Policy and Practice in Sport and Physical Education; Health and Fitness; Anatomy and Physiology; Physical Activity for Health; Coaching and Assessment of Performance; Coaching Pedagogy; Growth and Development of the Athlete; Contemporary Debates in PE; Inclusive Physical Education; Applied Strength and Conditioning; Community Sport Development.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeC602
Institution code L24
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 104 points GCSE English Language at grade C/4 or above.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £12000* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £12000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

We advise students that there may be additional course costs in addition to annual tuition fees: Recommended and required reading lists will be provided at the start of your course. All the books and e-books are available from our Library to borrow but you may choose to purchase your own. On some courses there may be additional costs, such as field trips, equipment, accreditations, that may be part-funded by the University. More details will be provided at the start of the course. You'll need to include placement/s travel and associated costs too, however the University will contribute a standard amount towards your total expenditure. The University provides students with a £6 printing credit each academic year which can be topped up either on campus or online.
Physical Education and Sports Coaching at Leeds Trinity University - UCAS