BSc Sports Science with Professional Football CoachingUCAS Code: C690
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Main entry requirements
UCAS points from A-levels, including biology at grade C or above and other subjects appropriate to the degree, for example sports science, physical education, human biology, mathematics or physics. No more than 24 points should come from AS-levels including science. You will also need GCSEs at grade C or above in English language, mathematics and a science. You will be required to attend an interview. We will also accept: Alternative qualifications including BTEC and National Diploma Appropriate qualifications such as an HNC, HND or foundation degree can be considered for entry into this degree in Year 2 or later. We recommend that you gain a Level 1 coaching award before starting your degree.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers68%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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This programme is based on BSc Hons Sports Science programme but approximately a quarter of the content is focused on football coaching. The programme provides a strong background in the current disciplines of sports science. This will enable you to analyse and evaluate sporting performance, particularly football. At the end of your degree, you should have the knowledge and skills required to operate effectively in a range of sports- and exercise-related careers, particularly in relation to football. During all three years of the degree students will have the opportunity of a structured internship with Charlton Athletic FC in either coaching or sport science. The aims of the programme are: To provide you with a rigorous academic and practical knowledge base in sports science, performance analysis and coaching in football To develop your knowledge of coaching theory and practice, sports nutrition, biomechanics, anatomy, physiology and psychology To provide you with comprehensive practical experience for working with, assessing and coaching football players To enable you to develop professional and reflective skills through a variety of stimulating and varied learning environments. You can build on these throughout your professional life, enhancing your self-reflection, critical thinking skills and independent learning.
Year 1 Students are required to study the following compulsory courses. Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics 1 (15 credits) Human Physiology (15 credits) Physiological Basis of Sport and Exercise Performance (15 credits) Research Methods 1 (30 credits) Introduction to Sport Psychology (15 credits) Introduction to Football Coaching (30 credits) Year 2 Students are required to study the following compulsory courses. Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics 2 (15 credits) Sport and Exercise Physiology (15 credits) Exercise Testing and Training (15 credits) Research Methods 2 (30 credits) Sport and Exercise Nutrition (15 credits) The Science of Football (15 credits) Sport & Exercise Psychology (15 credits) Year 3 Students are required to study the following compulsory courses. Planning for Personal and Professional Development (15 credits) Independent Research Project (30 credits) Advanced Football Coaching (30 credits) Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options. Muscle Physiology and Training (15 credits) Control and Disorders of Movement (15 credits) Advanced Exercise Physiology (15 credits) Applied Nutrition in Sport and Exercise (15 credits) Sport Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation (15 credits) Current Issues in Sport & Exercise Psychology (15 credits)
The University of Greenwich offers students a chance to study at a choice of incredible locations on London’s doorstep. With a campus on a recognised World Heritage Site and our modern facilities in the new award–winning £76 million Stockwell Street development in the heart of Greenwich, open playing fields setting in Avery Hill in Eltham and the easily commutable Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime – the University of Greenwich has many advantages. And that’s without mentioning all the teaching, programmes, diversity, buzz and employment opportunities on offer.
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