Awarded by: The University of Northampton
On this course you will develop the skill to critically analyse the use of long term coaching programmes and make judgements about how they impact on an athlete’s development. You will also evaluate the theories of how nutritional aids can enhance performance and demonstrate the development of safe and effective strength and conditioning lifting techniques. You will develop, justify and conduct a research project that will be chosen with the help of a tutor. You will undertake subjects that will further develop your practical skills and theoretical knowledge of running and leading coaching sessions across a variety of sports. You will demonstrate the ability to critically analyse theories relating to the psychological demands on athletes and how to develop coping strategies. This is in the context of the design of coaching programmes.
You will be assessed by laboratory reports, essays, oral presentations, time constrained tests and practical assessments and dissertation.
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
You will undertake subjects that will further develop your practical skills and theoretical knowledge of running and leading coaching sessions across a wide variety of sports. Critical analysis skills will be developed to facilitate assessment the impact of nutritional, psychological and physiological interventions that may be used to optimise coaching impact.
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
This course enables students who have already completed an FdSc or HND in a related subject to convert to a full BSc (Hons).