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City of Liverpool College University Centre

Sport Coaching (Top-Up)

UCAS Code: CC61

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

The BA (Hons) Sports Coaching (Top-up) programme covers sports coaching and current issues in sport, as well as other key areas such as sociology of sport and sport psychology. The course provides a broad study within both the development and performance domains of sport. Applying theory to practice is essential for all students within the course. Students will also complete a research project and work experience within their chosen area of sport.

Students will become critical thinkers within the world of sport, developing theoretical and practical knowledge to apply to sports coaching. Students will also develop key areas within the world of performance sport such as Performance Analysis, Sport Psychology and Sports Coaching. Students will develop skills in both qualitative and quantitative analysis and be able to effectively carry out research projects at a high level.

Within the scheme, there will be opportunity for students to attain a level of professional practice. There are strong links to the professional football industry and within England Volleyball. There is further opportunity for designing and carrying out studies for both performance and community sport. There is also a range of links with both primary and secondary schools for coaching opportunities.

The programme has had input from coaches, performance analysts and other support practitioners working in a professional capacity at elite-level sport. This will include guest talks and visits to elite sport clubs and talks from a range of practitioners, including coaches, performance analysts and sport psychologists.

Modules

Modules include: Professional Practice in Sports Coaching (20 credits), Physical Literacy and Child and Youth Development (20 credits), High Performance Sporting Cultures (20 credits), Contemporary Issues in Sports Coaching (20 credits), and a Dissertation (40 credits).

Assessment methods

The programme is assessed through the submission of coaching portfolio and sessions, written essays, reports and a series of project based practical assessments, a final project and the submission of a dissertation. Formative feedback will support student progression in both written work and practical work. Self and peer assessment in critique situations will be an essential element of all projects and the feedback from these will enhance student achievement and progression.

Tuition fees

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England
£8,278
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Northern Ireland
£8,278
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Scotland
£8,278
per year
Wales
£8,278
per year

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Course location:

City of Liverpool College University Centre

Department:

Hospitality, Tourism and Sport

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