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USP College

Sport Science & Coaching

UCAS Code: 4SEP

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

Entry requirements


A level

C

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

This course combines the essential sports science theory with practical experience in coaching and participation.

The science-based course is designed for the student who wishes to pursue a programme with strong physiological, biomechanical and psychological elements combined with the theory and a practical approach to coaching and performance at all levels.

The course provides students with the opportunity to complete national governing body coaching qualifications and Sports Coach UK awards.

The final year dissertation aims to develop research skills within the context of the sports science sector.

Graduates will have a broad scientific training, but more importantly the wide range of assessment will allow them to communicate their understanding to others and apply their skills to specific situations.

Modules

Year 1: Professional Skills in Sports and Exercise Performance (SEP), Human Anatomy and Physiology, Introduction to Psychology, Contemporary Issues in Sport and Exercise (Optional), Working in Sport (Optional), Coaching in Practice, Introduction to Biomechanics
Year 2: Research Skills in Sports and Exercise Performance, Leadership Development via the Outdoors, Physiology, Nutrition and Exercise, Principles of Strength and Conditioning, Disability in Sport and Leisure, Sports Injury
Year 3: Dissertation (SS), Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Applied Sports and Exercise Psychology, Applied Coaching Science, Applied Exercise Physiology, Exercise Prescription.

Assessment methods

Year 1 & Year 2: USP College, Runnymede Chase, Benfleet
Year 3: Writtle University College, Chelmsford
Validated by Writtle University College

The following list shows the variety of learning and teaching methods experienced on this course: Exercise testing laboratory practicals, Tutorials, Seminars and debates, Inquiry-based learning, Visits, Online quizzes, wikis and activities, Laboratory practical classes including dissections.

This course provides a mix of assessment methods including: Practical assessments – both in small groups and individually, Examinations – both multiple choice and essay questions, Presentations – both individually and in small groups, Essays, Assessed seminars, Case studies, Experimental work and laboratory reports, Poster presentations, Debates and Dissertation.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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