Become a great all-rounder and prepare for your career with this industry-focused sports coaching qualification, awarded by our chief university partner: Nottingham Trent University.
About the course
Whether you currently work in sport and want to progress, or you plan to complete a sports-related qualification to kick-start your career, then this course can help you realise your potential.
We will help you to hone and develop the practical and academic skills you'll need to become the capable 'all-rounder' that the ever-changing sports and leisure industries demand. Whether you want to work in sports coaching, sports development or sports administration, we'll help you towards reaching your goals. Back of the net!
Because of our special relationship with Nottingham Trent University (NTU), this course is based at NTUs Clifton Campus Sports Village, sited in a parkland setting just four miles from Nottingham City Centre. There are excellent public transport links with the City Centre and all other parts of Greater Nottingham.
Year 1 modules include
Coaching Theory and Practice
Strength and Conditioning
Physiology of Sport Performance
Foundations of Sport Psychology
Introduction to Research Skills
- Inclusive Sport and Community and Engagement
Year 2 modules include
Foundations of Sports Biomechanics
Professional Development Placement
Applied Research Project
Applied Skill Learning
- Event Management in Sport
We assess continually throughout the course including through assignments, research projects, reports and practical investigations. Two second-year modules include assessment by examination to help prepare you for further degree-level study. As part of your course, you will also need to complete a programme of work placement which we will help you to secure.
We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2020-21 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information.
Your career and progression
You could progress to the third year of the BSc (Hons) Coaching and Sport Science at Nottingham Trent University, our validating university. Alternatively, you could top-up to a relevant degree at another university of your choice.
This qualification could also open up a wide range of careers within a sports coaching, sports development or administrative environment such as sports development officer, sports coach, fitness instructor or sports management.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
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:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||NTU Clifton Sports Village|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||64 points||Applicants meeting our minimum entry requirements will be invited to an informal interview.|
Additional entry requirements
Applicants are normally invited to attend an informal interview as part of the admissions procedures.
Applicants may be asked to provide a portfolio of their recent work.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||An overall band score of 5.5, with no individual component less than 5.0.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£8,250||Year 1|
|International||£9,500 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8,250||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.