University of Cumbria has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Course Overview Have a passion for sport and would love to help others discover the joys and boost their performance in it? Well, with our course you'll be able to develop great practitioner skills to ignite and sustain healthy lifestyles and assist others to improve in their sport. You'll gain a deep knowledge of coaching, physical education and sport development from a sociological, scientific, philosophical and political perspective giving you scope to step into a diverse range of careers. This programme is aimed at students who are interested in helping people develop through sport and physical education. Our modules are designed to give you a breadth of knowledge right across the sports coaching and physical education sector. For example, our experienced tutors will teach you how to plan, deliver and evaluate safe, ethical, and effective coaching programmes. This will enable you to help organisations, such as governing sports bodies, schools, and clubs, to develop coaches and sport. Plus, with current and research-informed teaching, youÂ’ll examine how communities can use sport to address issues in education, health, crime, and social inclusion. Why Choose University of Cumbria You'll examine the theory of physical education, sport and coaching science across education, leisure and community sectors but there's nothing virtual about this course, hands-on experience plays a big part. Your academic learning will be intertwined with practical sessions in our purpose-built sports facilities and you'll have regular access to our human performance laboratories. Couple this with placements and events with schools and community groups, and you'll be able to graduate with all the skills needed to secure employment in this rewarding profession.
- Our great links with sports partnerships and bodies boost your career prospects
- Our strong relationships with local and regional organisations give you the opportunity to liaise and work with real-life stake holders and community groups
- Opportunities to organise sporting events with schools and in the community
- Great tutor support and we get to know you because our class sizes are small
- Our tutors have a wealth of experience in sport as coaches and managers
- Teaching is up to date and informed by the world-leading research we are involved in
- 100 hours of work placement with opportunities at premier league football clubs to schools, sport clubs, and state funded sport development organisations
- Great sports complex and up-to-date facilities
- Learn key entrepreneurial skills you need to set up your own business
- Enjoy outdoor activities in the Lake District - now a UNESCO World Heritage Site
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|