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Loughborough College

Sports Coaching

UCAS Code: C617

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

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

96

At least 5 GCSEs at level 4 or above, including English Language and Maths (or equivalent)

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Coaching practice constitutes a large proportion of this programme, providing you with the opportunity to gain feedback from experienced, professional coaches. You will
also be required to conduct your own research project, allowing you to explore a particular area of personal interest in the coaching field. The course uses a range of learning strategies, including lectures, seminars, practical sessions, workshops, online activities and peer-group learning. You are also encouraged to become an independent, self-motivated learner. Your academic tutor will work closely with you throughout the duration of your programme, supporting your development and tracking your academic progress to ensure that you achieve your best. Features and Benefits of the course included: Off-site induction and teambuilding trips, Students have the opportunity to apply to present their research at and attend the annual Student BASES Conference, Gain practical experience through the Loughborough Sport Coach and Volunteer Academy, and coaching qualifications and workshops, Gain full support to develop your own business idea via the Young Enterprise Start-Up Programme, Hands-on coaching experience within core modules and coaching and teaching placements and Students are eligible to compete for Loughborough University in BUCS competitions

Modules

All modules are 20 credits unless otherwise stated.
Year 1 - Fitness Training Physiology, Coaching Practice 1, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Research and Academic Skills, Applied Coaching Theory, Biomechanics and Human Movement
Year 2- Employability and Placement, Coaching Practice 2, Research Methods, Pedagogy in Sport and Physical Education, Acquiring Movement Skills
Optional Modules- Psychology of Sports Performance and Strength and Conditioning
Year 3- Research Project (40 credits), Advanced Coaching Practice, Coaching Principles, Ethics and Welfare
Optional Modules- Applied Strength and Conditioning, Applied Performance Analysis, Applied Sport Psychology, Physical Education and Teaching, Applied Biomechanics

Assessment methods

Assessments include exams, essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity allows you to refine various academic and professional skills to prepare for your next steps

Tuition fees

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England
£7,956
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,956
per year
Scotland
£7,956
per year
Wales
£7,956
per year

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Course location:

Loughborough College

Department:

Sport, Leisure and Tourism

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