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BA (Hons) Sports Development and Coaching (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Degree • Level 6

BA (Hons) Sports Development and Coaching (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Degree • Level 6

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA5411

UCAS CodeSP07

Study ModeFull-time.

DurationVarious

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Awarded ByBuckinghamshire New University

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About the course

Do you want to be a world class coach or an inspiring mentor to hard-to-reach populations? Our Sports Coaching programme is the perfect springboard for a range of career opportunities.  Whether you are helping elite athletes on their journey to superstardom or just getting people more active, you can do what you love to do every day and use your skills to nurture potential and change lives. You'll gain in-depth knowledge of the profession, ranging from promoting entry-level sport to coaching elite performers. We cover the principles and practices for training, performance psychology, how to use sport as a catalyst for change within communities, and how to manage projects aimed at increasing physical activity and sport participation. The course also offers the opportunities to achieve additional industry standard qualifications in sport and fitness to enhance you employability within the industy.

After studying the core principles of sports coaching in year one you then have the option to specialise your options for year 2 and year 3. You have the options to specialise in Coaching Performance Sport or Coaching Physical Education. These pathways are tailor made to help you progress into the world of coaching professional athletes or moving into coaching or teaching within education.

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA5411

UCAS CodeSP07

Study ModeFull-time.

DurationVarious

CostQuestion tooltip icon

Awarded ByBuckinghamshire New University

Start Date/s

16/09/2024

Cost Information

Years 1, 2 and 3 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2023/24 for UK students is £9000 per year. The standard full time tuition fee for the Foundation year for this course in 2023/24 is £6000.

Entry Requirements

For this course, a typical offer will be a UCAS Tariff score of 80. A minimum of two full A Levels (or equivalent) is required. Every application is considered on an individual basis.

Modules

Foundation Year 0 (Foundation Entry) Preparing for Success: Knowledge and Creativity Preparing for Success: Self-development and Responsibility Inquiry Based Learning Introduction to Sport Development and Performance

Year 1 (Level 4) - 120 credits Introduction to Coaching (20 credits) Introduction to Research in Sport (20 credits) Sport in Society (20 credits) Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology (20 credits) Human Systems and Movement (20 credits) 2 x 10 credit Level 4 Opportunity modules from the Opportunity module catalogue www.bnu.ac.uk/oppmodules.

BA (Hons) Sports Coaching with Physical Education Year 2 & 3 Specialist modules:

Year 2 (Level 5) - 120 credits Coaching and Pedagogy in Practice (20 credits) Inclusive Practice in Sport and Physical Activity (20 credits) Performance Analysis (20 credits) Research Methods (20 credits) Applied Physical Education (20 credits) Working in Physical Education (20 credits)

Year 3 (Level 6) - 120 credits Coaching Leadership (20 credits) Extended Independent Work (40 credits) Contemporary Issues in Sport and Physical Education (20 credits) Psychology of Physical Education and Youth Sport (20 credits) Optional Modules: Skills Acquisition or Skills in Leadership, Enterprise and Small Business (20 credits each) BA (Hons)

Sports Coaching with Performance Sport Year 2 & 3 Specialist modules:

Year 2 (Level 5) - 120 credits Coaching and Pedagogy in Practice (20 credits) Inclusive Practice in Sport and Physical Activity (20 credits) Performance Analysis (20 credits) Research Methods (20 credits) Performance Monitoring and Testing (20 credits) Approaches to Applied Sport and Performance Psychology (20 credits)

Year 3 (Level 6) - 120 credits Coaching Leadership (20 credits) Extended Independent Work (40 credits) Contemporary Issues in Sport and Physical Education (20 credits) Training, Recovery & Nutrition in Sports Performance (20 credits) Optional Modules: Skills Acquisition or Skills in Leadership, Enterprise and Small Business (20 credits each)

Assessment

The balance of assessment will vary depending on the modules undertaken but will include coursework and practical exams.

Careers & Progression

Our BA (Hons) Sport Development and Coaching course will help prepare you for a range of career possibilities, such as: Sports Coach, Sport Development Manager/Officer , Sport-specific Development Officer (e.g. Football, Rugby, Netball), Community Sports Coach, School Sport Coordinator, Physical Activity Coordinator, Sport or Physical Education Teacher.

Information About Fees

The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2023/24 for Home and EU students is £9000 per year. The standard full time tuition fee for the Foundation Year for this course in 2023/24 is £6000.


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