Do you want to turn your passion for rugby into a rewarding career? An ever-increasing workforce of skilled professionals is needed to help rugby players reach their full potential. Strength and conditioning, coaching and performance, fitness testing, team and player analysis, nutrition and psychology are all becoming vital to performance.
Rugby Coaching and Performance (Hons) course at University of South Wales is supported by the WRU and professional rugby regions in Wales. It has been designed in consultation with WRU Coach Education Managers, Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Scarlets, and Ospreys coach educators, Hudl Performance Analytics experts, and United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) strength and conditioning experts, and many of these staff contribute to the course.
You can work towards your Rugby Union Level 1 and 2 Children’s and Senior UKCC/WRU Rugby Coaching awards, Level 1 and 2 Refereeing qualifications, and gain relevant experience within Performance Analysis and Strength and Conditioning modules, which provide experience of working in those areas.
The Rugby Coaching course is designed for individuals that wish to work in the rugby industry, whether as a coach, sport science support staff, strength and conditioning advice or in performance analysis. Graduates can find work as Rugby Development Officers, Academy Coaches, Performance Analyst, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Sport Scientist, Development officers, Physical Education teacher, Armed forces.
Rugby Union is a growing industry with our graduates working for a range of organisations including national governing bodies of the sport (e.g. Welsh Rugby Union, Scottish Rugby Union, Irish Rugby Football Union and the RFU), Professional Regional Rugby in Wales and Ireland and the Premiership Clubs in England.
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- Rugby Coaching: Adolescent Performers
- Research Methods
- Physical Education and School Sport
- Sport Placement: Rugby
- Rugby Performance Analysis
- Strength and Conditioning in Rugby Coaching and Performance
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- 36 months
- 72 months
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DisciplinesSports Management Coaching Sports Sciences View 501 other Masters in Sports Sciences in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Typical A-Level Offer
- Typical Welsh BACC Offer
- Typical BTEC Offer: BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit - Merit Merit Merit in a relevant subject (this is equivalent to 112-96 UCAS tariff points).
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International13800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13800 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.
- Part-time UK: £700 per 20 credits
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.