BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching)
UCAS Code: CX60
The BSc (Hons) Sport Science (Coaching) award provides a tailored degree-level sport science course for those interested in developing knowledge across a range of coaching-related disciplines such as physiology, nutrition, psychology and coaching.
This three-year full-time award provides the theoretical and developmental aspects of sport in conjunction with the practical skills needed for many of the varied careers that exist within the industry.
Combining the acquisition of practical and transferable skills with theoretical understanding, the award will produce graduates capable of applying their scientific knowledge to the pursuit of improving athletes. There are many research projects and ancillary industries targeted at athletes as either an individual, or part of a collection, or a team. This award will give the student a thorough understanding of the aspects that influence the athlete's welfare, performance needs and health.
|SEMESTER 3||SEMESTER 4|
|Physiology, Nutrition for Exercise|
|Research Skills in Sport and Exercise Science||Health Psychology|
|Principles of Strength and Conditioning||Developing Innovative and Inclusive Practice|
|Coaching and Leadership|
|SEMESTER 5||SEMESTER 6|
|Applied Coaching Science|
|Applied Exercise Physiology||Topical Issues in Sport Science|
|Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology||Performance and Exercise Nutrition|
The following information provides the entry requirements for this particular course.
UCAS Tariff Points
GCE A Levels
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
BTEC Level 3 Diploma
C & G Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (720)
C & G Level 3 Extended Diploma
C & G Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (1080)
C & G Level 3 Diploma
An equivalent or higher combination of grades to that indicated above will also be accepted.
All applicants must hold a minimum of four GCSE passes at grade C/4 or above to include English, Maths and Science.
Writtle University College welcomes applicants studying Access to HE Diploma courses. For more information please contact Admissions.
Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL/APEL)
The following list shows the variety of learning and teaching methods experienced on this course.
- Practical laboratory sessions
- Coaching sessions in the field
- Seminars and debates
- Online quizzes, wikis and activities
This course provides a mix of assessment methods including.
- Practical assessments - both in small groups and individually
- Practical portfolios
- Presentations - both individually and in small groups
- Reflective logbooks
- Case studies
- Critiques of literature
- Written assessments
- Examinations - both multiple choice and essay questions
- Peer and tutor observations
- Capstone Project