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    Sport Coaching and Sport Development Top Up (BA Hons)

    Sport Coaching and Sport Development Top Up (BA Hons) | Level 6 | P12026

    Study options

    How to study

    Full Time

    Start Dates

    Start Date

    September 2024

    Days and times

    Days & Times

    Tuesday / Wednesday 



    1 Year



    Burton Town Centre Campus

    • Course overview

      This qualification is awarded by Staffordshire University. To apply for this course, please apply directly to Staffordshire University.

      You will develop a critical understanding of key areas in sport coaching and sports development. You will learn about the fitness aspects of coaching and personal training along with social and contemporary aspects of sport from a UK and global perspective. Additionally, there is an exploration of the issues surrounding physical education is schools today which is especially useful for prospective teachers or coaches working in a school setting. Led by our team of experienced educators you'll develop your practical and theoretical competencies in both field and academic settings. This will help you to critically understand and operate within the sport industry setting.

      We have a wide range of placement partnerships in place, typically in the sports development, sports coaching, PE teaching and leisure club sectors. You'll have the flexibility to make your own placement host arrangements, depending on your needs. Throughout the course you will be developing a self-selected piece or work where you will either pursue an area of research of interest to yourself or develop a product that you have identified as needed within the sport industry. For most students this is the highlight of their educational achievements. You'll need to undertake a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) screening -formerly CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) check - before going on placement.

    • Fees and Costs

      Educational entitlements or fee concessions are solely based on the individual programme and nationally set eligibility criteria. To see if you qualify for fee concessions then please visit the 'what will I pay' section of our website. You may be surprised what you are entitled to!

      • Course Fees Examination & Registrations
      • 16-18 School Leaver info n/a Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee
      • 19-23 Educational Entitlement info £6350.00Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Part Funded info £6350.00 Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Fully Funded info £6350.00Course fee n/a Exam & Registration fee
      • 24+ Fully Funded info £6350.00Course fee n/a Exam & Registration fee
      • Full Cost info £6350.00Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee

      Payment methods

      • Payment in Full (Credit Card / Debit Cards / Cash) accepted
      • Employer Sponsored accepted
      • Direct Debit Instalments accepted
      • Advanced Learning Loan accepted
      • Student Finance English Loan (HE) not accepted

      For International Learners

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      Call us: 01283 494757 or 01283 494472

      Visit us: Chat to the Financial Support Team in the Learner Hub
      Just drop-in, Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.


      Further Education Programme Only: The College reserves the right to change or amend, at any time, any of the course details including but not limited to; content, dates, times, venues, tutor, fees payable, concessions available, terms or conditions.

    • Entry requirements

      Applicants must have successfully completed the FdSc Sports Coaching and PE or an equivalent.

    • What can I do next?

      The purpose of this Award is to produce graduates with critical and in-depth knowledge of current issues relating to sport coaching and development. The Award provides the necessary theoretical underpinning and practical competencies for individuals to work professionally in this developing area. Students gain employment in a variety of professions from coaching, to teaching and employment in local authority leisure providers. A number of students have demonstrated their enterprise skills by developing their own coaching businesses. These skills were developed as part of their award. The award also seeks to develop a global perspective and recognition of the nature of the global economy. On completing this award graduates commonly move on to: PE Teaching Qualifications, Sport Development Officer, Facility Management, Event Management, Sports Coaching.

      Your degree isn't just about securing that all-important academic qualification. It’s about gaining life and work skills to help you get ahead in the job market and gain employers’ respect. As a graduate of awarding body Staffordshire University, you'll gain skills and attributes that will help you stand out from the crowd, and become an employable, enterprising and entrepreneurial individual.

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    Burton and South Derbyshire College
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