Oxford Brookes University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Applied Sports Science and Coaching (Bridgwater and Taunton College)

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Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Applied Sports Science and Coaching at Bridgwater and Taunton College is an exciting programme that enables graduates of the FdSc Sports Science with Sports Coaching Education course an opportunity to top-up to a full honours degree. The programme is also available to external students who have 120 credits at level 5 in a relevant subject. The course has been designed to allow students to develop skills and knowledge from previous study at Levels 4 and 5 and to apply these academically and enhance them further within sports science and coaching. The BSc (Hons) Applied Sports Science and Coaching degree has been designed to supplement the knowledge and skills developed through previous studies into sport science and coaching with a wider appreciation and understanding of the role these disciplines play in the industry. Students will develop further skills relevant to the wider aspects of working as a sports scientist and/or coach. This programme aims to enable students to; ● Draw on a wide range of intellectual resources, theoretical perspectives and academic disciplines to develop an understanding of the role of sports science and coaching practice, and the impacts they can have on professional practice. ● Develop skills to allow students to monitor and evaluate sporting performance and coaching through the integrated knowledge of sports science and coaching. ● Develop a critical appreciation of the variables involved in sports science and the multi-faceted nature of the coaching environment. ● Critique the dynamic nature of the subject resulting from rapid modern developments in research findings, technological developments and applications.

Course details


How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is not available for any applicants who will require a student visa to study in the UK.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Students will usually have one of the following: • A Foundation Degree in Sports Science with Sports Coaching Education awarded by Oxford Brookes University, successfully gaining 240 credits. • A Foundation Degree in Sport Science or related discipline in Sports awarded by another University, successfully gaining 240 credits. • A Higher National Diploma in Sports Science or a related subject from another institution, successfully gaining 240 credits with a Merit profile at Level 5, subject to individual credit rating by Oxford Brookes University and completion of certain core units.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £3785 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3785 Year 1
Scotland £3785 Year 1
Wales £3785 Year 1
Channel Islands £3785 Year 1
EU £3785* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Applied Sports Science and Coaching (Bridgwater and Taunton College) at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS