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Sheffield Hallam University

Sport Development with Coaching

UCAS Code: C6X3

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

Entry requirements


Access to HE Diploma

M:39

Access to HE Diploma from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate. Normally we require 15 credits at level 2 and 45 at level 3 of which at least 39 level 3 credits should be graded at merit or above.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

English Language or Literature at grade C or 4 or equivalents* Maths at grade C or 4 or equivalents* The only equivalent we can accept in place of GCSE's is: • equivalency test from www.equivalencytesting.co.uk

UCAS Tariff

96

From two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. We accept General Studies. For example: CCC at A Level including relevant subject(s). MMM in BTEC Extended Diploma. A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ or general studies.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subjects

Sports coaching

Sports development

•Learn to think differently to find and apply solutions to issues in sport.
•Work with a vast array of external organisations to develop your leadership experience and knowledge of sport in real-life settings.
•Understand what it is to be a global citizen within the world of sport and expand your employability prospects as a result.
•Have the opportunity to study abroad — Erasmus funding is available for European placements.

Sport development means the ability to understand the needs of others and developing a creative, logical mind set in order to provide opportunities for sport to be successful.

You gain vital knowledge and skills required for a professional career within sport or the wider employment sector. The course will push you to be a confident and creative communicator in addition to developing and then applying your leadership, business and research skills within a sport development setting. You will gain a Level 2 Multi-Skills Award during your first year modules which will enable you to coach for one of our many partner organisations

You learn through
•lectures
•seminars
•tutorials
•project supervision
•professional conferences
•practical classes
•field trips
•external speakers

There are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme.

Applied learning

Work placements and professional development

We offer you a six-week placement experience with major local and national partner organisations, including national governing bodies of sport, local school PE departments, local authority sport development units, County Sport Partnerships and overseas programmes in a variety of countries.

In addition to this, you will have the opportunity to apply for sport-related internships and leadership development programmes which will compliment your studies. At all times we will ensure that you have access to develop your employability skills during the 3 years that you are with us

Our staff and Careers Advisors will also provide you with support to develop a professional profile, enabling you to apply for work whilst at University and once you graduate.

Networking opportunities

You have the opportunity to take part in our annual Sport Development with Coaching Professional Development Week where you meet and talk with a range of sport industry professionals, many of whom are our alumni graduates who return to advise you on how they got their first job and what you can do to develop yourself professionally. You also have the opportunity to develop your resilience and team-building skills on an Outward Bound Day.

Modules

The modules for 2020/21 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2019/20.
Year 1
Compulsory modules

Module: Developing Physical Literacy Credits: 20
Module: Introduction To Coaching And Leadership Credits: 20
Module: Introduction To Sport And Physical Activity Credits: 20
Module: Marketing For Sport Development Credits: 20
Module: Professional Skills For Sport Development And Coaching Credits: 20
Module: Sport And Social Issues Credits: 20
Year 2
Compulsory modules

Module: Application Of Professional Skills In Sport Development And Coaching Credits: 20
Module: Research In Sport Development And Coaching Credits: 20
Module: Sport And Society Credits: 20
Module: Sport Event Management Credits: 20
Module: Strategic Planning Credits: 20
Elective modules

Module: Coaching In Context Credits: 20
Module: Developing Sport In Education Credits: 20
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20
Final year
Compulsory modules

Module: Project Credits: 40
Module: Sport Development And Enterprise Credits: 20
Module: Sport Policy Credits: 20
Elective modules

Module: Coaching Adult Communities Credits: 20
Module: Coaching Children And Young People Credits: 20
Module: Contemporary Issues In Sport Credits: 20
Module: International Sport Development Credits: 20
Module: The Media And Major Sport Events Credits: 20

Assessment methods

* Coursework
Exams
Practicals

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,650
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

Extra funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

The Uni


Course location:

Sheffield Hallam University

Department:

Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

79%
med
Sports coaching
79%
med
Sports development

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Sport and exercise sciences

Teaching and learning

82%
Staff make the subject interesting
92%
Staff are good at explaining things
85%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
91%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

91%
Library resources
93%
IT resources
90%
Course specific equipment and facilities
78%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

97%
UK students
3%
International students
71%
Male students
29%
Female students
70%
2:1 or above
6%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Sport and exercise sciences

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£18,000
med
Average annual salary
98%
med
Employed or in further education
91%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

22%
Sports and fitness occupations
7%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
7%
Teaching and educational professionals

One of the fastest growing subjects in the country, the number of sports science graduates went from under 3,000 in 2003 to over 10,000 in 2013. Numbers have fallen slightly since 2015, but we still have over 9,000 graduates in the subject. However, the good news is the country's appetite for good health and fitness - and the adaptability of graduates in the subject - means that sports science grads are less likely than average to be out of work. Sports science graduates, not surprisingly, tend to get jobs in sport, fitness and health - coaching and teaching especially - but they're found all over the economy. Management and business are also popular options for graduates from this subject — and sports science graduates are particularly found where drive, determination and physical fitness are an advantage.

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