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Sports Coaching for Participation and Performance Development (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Wrexham, United Kingdom
Whether you want to be a sports coach working with individuals, teams, specialist groups/organisations, be a PE teacher or personal trainer, the Sports Coaching for Participation and Performance Development (Hons) degree from Wrexham Glyndwr University will give you the skills and knowledge required to pursue a career in sport.
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Overview

Why Choose this Course?

This Sports Coaching for Participation and Performance Development (Hons) degree equips students with the skills essential to work in the sporting world as a coach or performance specialist. The programme provides the students with the opportunity to link theory to practice in a range of sporting settings.

Students develop a holistic approach to the coaching process and have the opportunity to specialise their coaching to a specific population (children, teenagers, adults) in a range of sports across the performance spectrum of grass roots to elite performance level. This includes participation sports alongside health and wellbeing activities where coaching roles might not be as formally structured. Opportunities to engage with community and social enterprise sport coaching activities, allows students to gain experience and develop vocational skills.

The Sports Coaching for Participation and Performance Development (Hons) degree from Wrexham Glyndwr University also provides the student with the opportunity to develop additional skills within the area of applied sport science, sport development and pedagogical skills. An integrated Personal Development Portfolio enables the students to maximise their learning by personalising their own learning to match future career ambitions.

Career Prospects

The Careers & Zone at Wrexham Glyndŵr University is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.

Career prospects include:

  • Sports Coaching - local authority, sport governing body or within the education sector
  • Armed Forces PTI
  • Sports Coach Educator
  • Sports Development
  • Further study including PGCE and Master's study

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing Personal, Professional and Academic Skills
  • Developing Coaching Practice
  • Fundamental Movement Skills
  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  • Psychology: Developing the Individual
  • Introduction to Performance Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Qualifications that will be considered include::

  • A/AS levels
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Scottish Advanced Highers/Highers and Scottish Baccalaureate
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Access to HE Diplomas
  • BTEC qualifications
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Wrexham

  • 500 - 800 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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