BA (Hons) Sport Coaching and Development (Top-Up)

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BA (Hons) Sport Coaching and Development (Top-Up)

Who is this course for:

Students wishing to top up their Higher National Diploma to a full BA (Hons) degree validated by the University of Plymouth.
Applicants with a Level 5 equivalent qualification or Higher Education experience e.g. completed first two years of a three year sport-related degree.
Applicants with a Level 3 qualification and a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience.

This course is subject to validation and number of applicants.

How long is this course and when does it run:
This course takes one year full-time, or two years part-time.
Both full-time and part-time courses commence in September 2024. Applications will be opening late November 2023, any queries, please contact UCJ Admin
The deadline for applications is 2nd February 2024.

What are the entry requirements for the course:
Merit profile on HND in Sport-related subject, OR proof of study at Level 4 and 5 in a related field, OR three years work experience in a related field accompanied by a Level 3 qualification*.

*This is to be verified by the Programme Leader who will make the final decision.

What will I study on this course:
Topics studied on this course include:
  • Applied Exercise Programming– Designing, delivering and reviewing exercise programmes designed to improve the performance, fitness and health of specific
    target groups.

  • Applied Physical Education – Evaluating the current provision of physical education and sport teaching and using research-based practice to deliver effective teaching.
  • Applied Sports Coaching – Using advanced concepts of sports coaching to design and deliver effective coaching sessions to a selected group.
  • Global Physical Activity and Health – Analysing and evaluating local physical activity and health in comparison to the global health matrix.
  • Dissertation – A dedicated academic piece of writing focused on one of the key themes of the course.
  • What qualification will I gain:
    BA (Hons) Sport Coaching and Development

    How will it be assessed:
    The course will be assessed through coursework.

    What qualification will I gain:
    This course can lead to graduate-level employment and postgraduate study such as PGCE and Masters courses.

    Work Experience:
    There will be scope for placement opportunities based on availability of employers and students.

    How much will it cost:
    £9,250 per year.

    Extra Information:
    Please email Andrew McGinnigle
    or call UCJ on 01534 608702.


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