Tackle real-world sporting challenges with our Sport Coaching Science degree
Explore coaching processes, skill acquisition, and performance analysis with our Sport Coaching Science degree. You will learn to tackle real-world challenges and specialise in areas like:
- performance analysis
Exceptional reputation, teaching, and support
We have an excellent reputation for sports. Your lecturers are experts in diverse fields, here to support your personal and professional growth. Our student, Daniel, tells us that our lecturers are “tremendously enthusiastic” and helpful.
During your Sport Coaching Science course, you will have access to our world-class sports facilities, including:
- fitness suites
- strength and conditioning suites
Work placements: build professional experience
Due to our exceptional reputation, we have strong relationships with national and local organisations. You can complete a work placement with these organisations, allowing you to build networks and skills in a professional setting.
Previous students have worked in:
- sports clubs.
Senior Lecturer - Sports Coaching Science
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The modules listed below are the modules that were available to students in the 2023/24 academic year and are illustrative of what may be offered for 2024/25.
Please note: it is possible that a module listed on the website will not be able to run due to reasons beyond our control. For more information please refer to our course information disclaimer.
80 UCAS points should include at least two B grades at A Level (or equivalent). One A Level, or equivalent, should be in a science (this includes PE).
We will make you an offer if you are within the tariff band range and you meet subject-specific requirements (where applicable).
For undergraduate programmes we will take into account subjects studied at Level 3, your GCSEs (or equivalent) profile, relevant non-academic achievements outlined in your personal statement, references, and your motivation for study.
112 - 96
Grade 4/C in GCSE English, Mathematics and Science (or equivalent) is also preferred.
We offer GCSE equivalency tests for those who need to improve their GCSE grades.
International students should check our country-specific pages for equivalents. If English is not your first language you will need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any section (or equivalent).
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Fees & funding
*Please note: these fees are annual and may increase in line with inflation each year subject to the Government's review of Higher Education Funding.
Information about tuition fees, student loans, and funding your studies can be found within our fees and funding section.
Your tuition fees will cover the cost of all mandatory elements of your programme.
Additional costs could be incurred depending on optional modules chosen and other projects undertaken.
For further information about additional costs please see our additional costs webpage.
Find out more about our range of scholarships and bursaries available to undergraduate students .
How the degree is taught
Contact time - 19%
Independent study - 81%
*Contact time includes 2% of guided learning
You'll be taught on our beautiful and historic campus located in Twickenham, London.
The Sports Coaching Science Programme provides students with a variety of teaching and assessment modes to suit a range of learning styles.
Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, workshops, practicals, labs, problem based sessions, computer based sessions, online lectures and peer teaching.
Class sizes for the core coaching modules tend to be around 30 students. For optional modules within the Sport and Exercise Science programme, classes can vary from 30 to 120 students.
Assessment methods include; essays, reviews, reports, worksheets, web-based tests, poster presentations, oral presentations, practical vivas and written exams.
We adhere to the university’s policy of providing feedback on assessments within 15 working days.
With our Sport Coaching Science degree, you will develop essential transferrable skills like adaptability, communication and attention to detail.
Some examples of job roles and areas of work for graduates of Sports Coaching Science BSc (Hons) include:
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