Sports Science and Coaching Studies Accrington and Rossendale College


Awarded by: Buckinghamshire New University

The course will equip you with knowledge of sports science while emphasising its applications to coaching practice. The modules that you will study cover the fundamental principles of the three main sub-disciplines of sports science including physiology, sport psychology, nutrition and training & fitness.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


Year 1
Foundations of sport psychology
Anatomy and exercise physiology
Introduction to coaching and sport development
Analysing and improving sport performance

Year 2
Coaching skills and education
Principles of strength and conditioning
Emotions and performance in sport and exercise
Sports physiology
Sports nutrition

Year 3
Applied strength and conditioning
Professional development and practice
Research project
Applied sport psychology

Assessment method

A mixture of assessments will be used including coursework, presentation, practical assessments and exams.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code CC61
Institution code A44
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points We welcome and encourage applications from a wide spectrum of potential students who may offer a combination of awards and experience. All applications are considered on an individual basis. We will take into account your motivation, ability, industrial experience and educational background.
Access to HE Diploma Access to Higher Education Diploma – 60 credits, of which at least 45 must be achieved at level 3 (from 2010, with merit) and with an appropriate combination of modules.

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6,165 * Year 1
EU £6,165 * Year 1
England £6,165 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,165 * Year 1
Scotland £6,165 * Year 1
Wales £6,165 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.