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Burnley College

Sports Development and Coaching

UCAS Code: SP02

Bachelor of Science - BSc

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

104-112

For Foundation year entry requirements are 64.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time including foundation year | 2021

On this exciting course of study you will learn about the history, development and structure of the sports industry in the UK, considering the social and cultural issues that surround sport, as well as the marketing and funding for sport policies, events and initiatives. You will learn discover how your skills and knowledge can be applied to important sport policy and anti-social behaviour campaigns within national organisations and practise delivering sport to the community through projects, work-related learning and volunteering opportunities You will have the option to look at athlete development and analysis, spending time in our Strength and Conditioning Laboratory where you will explore both traditional and advanced technologies and become familiar with the tools available in this field. You’ll have the opportunity to blend academic study with a professional sports environment in our award-winning fitness centre, Fitness Evolution. We encourage you to get as much industry experience as possible during this degree. Our strong links with the world of professional sport and industry partners enable you to seek volunteering and work opportunities, giving you first-hand knowledge of the professional environment. These experiences also give you a unique opportunity to network during your studies and prove beneficial after graduation.

Modules

The modules available on this course are: Year 0, Inquiry Based Learning, Preparing for Success: knowledge & Creativity, Student Development & Responsibility and Introduction to Sport Development & Performance. Year 1, Applied Business Field Study; Professional and Academic Skills for Sport; Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology; Human Sciences for Physical Education; Sport and Exercise Psychology: Emotions and Behaviour; Introduction to Coaching Theory and Practice; Understanding Sport Development. Year 2: Football: The Global Game (optional); Rugby Union: The Global Game (optional); Sports Operations Management (optional); Understanding People in Sports Business; Research in Sport and Exercise; Sport, Diversity and Wellbeing (optional); Sports Event Planning (optional); Applied Sport and Performance Psychology (optional); Coaching and Athlete Development; Cognition and Emotion in Sport and Exercise Psychology; Performance Analysis (optional); Sport Development Practice; Sports Nutrition. Year 3: Club Business: Football (optional); Club Business: Rugby (optional); Communications and PR in Sport; Small Business and Entrepreneurship (optional); Funding for Sport (optional); Professional Development and Employability (optional); Research Dissertation; Applied Performance Analysis (optional); Contemporary Coaching Issues (optional); Strategic Sport Development; Working and Learning in Exercise Health and Fitness.

Assessment methods

The balance of assessment will vary depending on the modules undertaken but will include coursework and practical exams.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Burnley College

Department:

Sport, Fitness and Public Services

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