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New sports courses for 2020

BSc (Hons) Football Coaching and Performance

This degree has been designed to help you gain employment as a football coach, performance analyst, or a member of a team’s sports science staff. You will study all disciplines of coaching, analysis systems and principals of play, as well as develop practitioner skills for the football industry.

BA (Hons) Physical Education and School Sport

This innovative course is designed to provide you with a rich learning experience; by adopting the role of the learner, teacher and coach. You will be able to critically appraise varying approaches to teaching and coaching young people. You will apply this understanding to develop your ability to work within professional settings to facilitate a future career within Physical Education and
School Sport.

BA (Hons) Sport Business Management

The programme provides opportunities to explore different strands of sport business management including marketing, strategy, policy, finance, economics, and sport event management. Studying these key areas will prepare you to enter a range of careers including sport development, governing body and facility management.

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

This cutting-edge course covers the physiological, biomechanical and psychological influences on human performance and health.
You will examine how individuals respond and adapt to sport and exercise in a variety of settings. You will learn how to design
interventions to maximise performance and promote health for a range of people.

BSc (Hons) Sports and Exercise Therapy

This hands-on course will develop your skills in the prevention of injury and the rehabilitation of a range of patients back to optimum levels of fitness. Throughout the course you will learn how to assess and treat musculoskeletal injuries, and, where appropriate, refer onwards for specialist advice and intervention. You will also develop the skills required to provide the immediate care of injuries and basic life support in a recreational, training, and competitive environment.

BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching

The Sports Coaching course aims to produce graduates who are both competent and confident coaches. You will learn a mixture of practical ‘teaching’ skills and theoretical scientific techniques, and how to apply them to your coaching practice. Throughout the course, you will explore global coaching issues and be encouraged to utilise a range of learning, teaching and sports science technologies.

Other subjects of interest:

• Foundation Degree (Science) Sport and Exercise Science
• Foundation Degree (Science) Sports Coaching
• MSc Strength and Conditioning
• MRes Sport & Exercise

All undergraduate courses are also available with a foundation year and/or sandwich placement year option.

These courses, available for September 2020 entry, are currently advertised as ‘subject to approval’. They have successfully completed the first stage of the approval process.


Tel: 0800 953 3222