Sport

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching) - (Top-up)

The BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching) Top-up course offers students the opportunity to extend their FdA, HND or DipHE Level 5 qualification.

 

Applicants should have a Level 5 qualification relevant to Sport and Exercise Science.

For example:

  • Foundation Degree
  • Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • or Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE)

The following list shows the variety of learning and teaching methods experienced on this course.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Practical laboratory sessions
  • Coaching sessions in the field
  • Seminars and debates
  • Case-studies
  • Visits
  • 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
  • Reports
  • Peer and tutor observations
  • Capstone Project
There is a range of jobs within the sports industry and associated ancillary industries that would suit a graduate from this course. They include science-based roles such as working in the professional and amateur coaching environments as well as a variety of positions within the health and welfare sector. Alternative roles may include journalism, sales jobs for companies (providing products such as sports equipment). Graduates will also be able to consider relevant graduate schemes and postgraduate study at this and other institutions.