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Blackburn College

BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching

UCAS Code: CP10

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Sports management

Our BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching (Top up) is designed for students who have successfully completed the FdSc Sports Coaching or students who hold a foundation degree or HND in Sports Coaching, Sports Science or a releated subject area, to top up their qualification to honours level. This is through an additional period of one year full-time study or two years part-time study.

Validated by the University of South Wales, our BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching (Top up) is designed specifically for students who wish to move on to higher level positions in sports coaching and performance, sports development or physical education.

Our BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching (Top up) is distinctive in that a range of employers and industry experts have been consulted in the creation of the programme. The course will develop your skills in a range of disciplines and has a large focus on developing you as both a critical thinker and a researcher. The course provides you with the opportunity to develop your coaching skills, knowledge and performance and well as increasing your understanding of the coaching process. You will be encouraged to engage in high level applied sports theory and practice and through a variety of lectures, seminars and practical sessions you will develop your knowledge of current thinking within the field of sports coaching. The overarching taught themes will allow you to succeed in Sports Coaching within any sport. You will have the opportunity to experience coaching in a large array of sports such as football, hockey, basketball, netball, cricket and many more.

Guest speakers including athletes, professional industry coaches and industry specialists will also contribute to the programme to give you real insight into this exciting and dynamic industry.

Modules

You will be required to complete six modules in order to complete the programme including Contemporary Issues in Sport, Elite Sports Performance and Principles of Coaching. You will also complete a dissertation as part of the course which will enable you to specialise in an area of your choice through consultation with your dissertation supervisor. There are two optional modules of which you must choose either PE & School Sport or Strength & Conditioning.

If you choose to undertake the Strength and Conditioning module you’ll focus on elements such as periodised training programmes, key fitness components for a range of sports and muscular strength and power.

These options are available in order for you to tailor the programme to suit your future career ambitions. It is a key component of each module to promote independent and critical learning and assessments are designed in a way that will enable you to develop your own ideas in your chosen area of interest.

Throughout the programme you will have the opportunity to work with a range of people from different sporting backgrounds with a wide range of experiences including your peers, the lecturers, a range of specialist employers within the community and guest speakers.

You will also have the opportunity to access a variety of UKCC coaching awards at competitive rates.

Modules include:
?Dissertation
?Contemporary Issues in Sport
?Professional Development through Sport
?Principles of Coaching III
?Elite Sports Performance
?Strength & Conditioning
?PE & School Sport

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Course location:

Blackburn College

Department:

Business, Health and Technology

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