If you love sport and want to help others get the most out of their abilities and talents, then this course is ideal for you. It’s perfect if you want a degree in this area but you don’t meet the standard entry requirements. First we prepare you for your degree during the Foundation year, bringing you up to speed with academic skills and a firm grounding in the subject. Then you can go on to do the full undergraduate degree. You’ll learn the skills needed to become an inspiring, motivating coach as well as how to design a training programme and analyse performance. You could end up mentoring top athletes or inspiring schoolchildren – we’ll help you to follow the coaching path that excites you most. The coaches we help develop have a fine reputation, especially because they have already gained proper experience before they graduate. So, after your four years with us, you’ll be well placed to find employment, with the latest statistics showing that 90 per cent of our graduates are either in work or involved in further study within six months of graduating. Much of that is down to UEL’s growing reputation as a hotbed of sporting excellence. This course is currently subject to validation.
FOUNDATION YEAR Academic & Communication Skills (core) Contemporary issues in sport, health & well-being(core)* Human Development and Function (core)* Sports Development & Coaching (core) YEAR 1 Human Performance (core) Psychological Aspects of Sport & Exercise (core) Research Skills for Sport & Exercise (core) Coaching Principles (core) Development of Sport (core) YEAR 2 Research Methods and Design (core) Principles & Practice in Teaching & Coaching (core) Disability, Sport & PE (core) Sport & Exercise (core) Inclusion in Youth Sport & PE (optional) Physiological & Nutritional Assessment (optional) Analysis & Development of Performance (optional) Training Programmes (optional) Sport & PE Policy (optional) YEAR 3 Independent Research Project (core) Work Placement (core) Applied Coaching (core) Applied Sports Psychology core) Young People, Sport & PE (optional) Exercise Physiology Techniques for Applied Practice and Research (optional) Chronic Health Conditions & Exercise (optional) Nutrition for Sporting Health (optional) Applied Sports Biomechanics (optional) Contemporary Issues in Health, Sport & Physical Activity (optional) Disability and Society(optional)
We'll assess you with a mixture of coursework and exams. Coursework includes essays, research reports, group and seminar presentations and a final-year project. Most of the assessment in your first year is by coursework and we’ll give you as much feedback as possible. The balance of coursework and exams in year two will depend on your optional choices. In your third year, half of your assessment will be based on research coursework and a work placement.
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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For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or email [email protected]
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|