School of Science, University of Greenwich, London/ United Kingdom

B.Sc. Sports Science with Coaching, Hons

This programme would suit you if you are interested in the application of science to coaching in sport. It provides a strong foundation in the current disciplines of sport science, the principles of which can be applied to the coaching elements of the programme. A main objective is to give you the skills to work effectively in a range of areas related to sports science, particularly in the coaching profession.

Description

This programme would suit you if you are interested in the application of science to coaching in sport. It provides a strong foundation in the current disciplines of sport science, the principles of which can be applied to the coaching elements of the programme. A main objective is to give you the skills to work effectively in a range of areas related to sports science, particularly in the coaching profession.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To develop an enquiring analytical approach to the study of science and coaching in your chosen sport
  • To develop your ability to evaluate and enhance sport and performance in the field and the scientific laboratory
  • To develop the knowledge and skill base necessary for independent learning
  • To provide theoretical, practical and vocational experiences relevant to the field of study.
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Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • EUR 10350 Year (International)
Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 36  months
Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Introduction to Coaching Theory and Practice (30 credits)
  • Human Physiology (15 credits)
  • Physiological Basis of Sport and Exercise Performance (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Sports and Exercise Psychology (15 credits)
  • Research Methods 1 (30 credits)
  • Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics 1 (15 credits)

Year 2

  • Applied Coaching Science (15 credits)
  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition (15 credits)
  • Sport and Exercise Physiology (15 credits)
  • Exercise Testing and Training (15 credits)
  • Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics 2 (15 credits)
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology 1 (15 credits)
  • Research Methods 2 (30 credits)

Year 3

  • Project (30 credits)
  • Planning for Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)
  • Advanced Coaching Science (30 credits)
  • Three 15-credit options from: Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition; Muscle Physiology and Training; Control and Disorders of Movement; Advanced Sports Physiology; Current Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology; Analysis and Training of Performance;Sport Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation (45 credits)

English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.
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Requirements

Applicants should have:

300 UCAS points

FROM two science A-levels, for example biology, sports science, physical education, human biology, mathematics, physics (or similar)

OR BTEC National Diploma, DVCE or Advanced GNVQ grades, or equivalent qualifications will be considered

PLUS at least five GCSEs at grade C or above including English, mathematics and science (or equivalent).

  • We welcome applications from mature students.

Language skills

If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of your fluency in English before you can begin a programme. The main systems for measuring this are IELTS with a minimum score of 6.0 for degree programmes or TOEFL with a minimum score of 550 for degree programmes. Recently the TOEFL computer-based test has been abolished to make way for the introduction of the Internet-based test, gradually eliminating the traditional paper-based method. Other qualifications may be satisfactory. We can tell you what is acceptable.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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