BSc (Hons) in
Sport Coaching (Blended Learning)

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Blended learning provides the perfect combination of online/distance learning and contact day attendance, which is ideal for those balancing their studies alongside other professional or sporting commitments. The programme allows you to develop your teaching and coaching skills. You will gain knowledge and understanding of the disciplines underpinning effective sports coaching and performance for different ages and abilities.

Course Content

You will put your theory into practice through applied studies, placements and assessments. Renowned for our provision of high-quality teaching, your learning will include online lectures, seminars and activities, as well as coaching practice and independent study.

Assessments include a range of essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity will allow you to experience various modes of academic and professional practice, developing your abilities and refining your skills in preparation for your next steps.

Our specialist staff have developed a range of highly engaging and interactive resources influenced by their research activities and personal expertise.

We have an excellent support system in place. Academic tutors will work with you throughout the duration of your programme, supporting and tracking your academic progress to maximise your potential.


Year One

  • Applied Coaching Theory
  • Coaching Practice and Placement
  • Understanding Research
  • Technical and Biomechanical Analysis of Sport
  • Physiology of Fitness Training for Coaching 
  • Principles of Pedagogy and Physical Education


  • Research Methods
  • Analysis of Performance
  • Strength and Conditioning for Coaches
  • Advanced Coaching
  • Contemporary Issues in Sports Coaching
  • Physical Education and School Sport


  • Advanced Coaching Practice
  • Teaching Strategy: Pedagogy in Practice
  • Psychology for Coaches
  • Managing Sports Development Research Project

*All modules subject to change.
Please note modules are currently
being reviewed to ensure they are
as up-to-date as possible.

Entry Requirements

56 UCAS points, including GCSE English and maths grade 4/C or above.

Progression Opportunities

Following this programme, many of our successful students have applied to PGCE programmes to pursue a career in teaching, with others gaining employment in international coaching, local authority coaching, professional clubs and National Governing Body programmes. Students can also progress on to postgraduate study (e.g. MA/MSc.)


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Saturday 24th November 10:00am - 1:00pm

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Wednesday 5th December 4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Key Facts


  • September 2019

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time (FT)



Course Duration:

3 Years

Programme Costs: (Per Year)

  • Full Time (FT):
  • UK / EU Residents: £7,956.00
  • Non EU: £9100

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

UCAS Code:


College Course Code:

  • 19/20TFK2161

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