BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching

Are you passionate about pursuing your career in the sports coaching industry? The BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching degree, is endorsed by Sports Coach UK, provides the ideal opportunity to gain an academic qualification while completing UKCC coaching qualifications.

Our Sports Coaching course has been designed in consultation with the National Governing Bodies of a range of sports and local authorities, to ensure it reflects current industry standards and developments. A distinct part of the course is the opportunity to gain invaluable coaching experience with a number of key partners, including the National Governing Body of your chosen sport, local authority or schools.

Your teaching and practical exercises will take place at USW Sport Park, our £3.7m state-of-the-art coaching and performance development centre. You’ll also have access to our lab facilities at the Pontypridd Campus.

What you will study

The course provides you with six modules per year with optional modules in your second and third years. These optional modules are provided to help you direct your studies in-line with your interests. Embedded within the practical modules you will have the chance to complete a series of leaders awards and coaching qualifications in a number of sports which will broaden your practical experience and knowledge.

Year One

  • Introduction to Sports Coaching
  • Introduction Sports Science for Coaching
  • Fundamentals of Coaching Children
  • Developing Athlete
  • Strength and Conditioning, Principles and Applications...
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This course is taught at: Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd


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Tuition Fees

Home & EU Students

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International Students

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  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
    • Part Time 6 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
      • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
        • Part Time 6 Years Start Date: Sep 2017

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