What will I learn?

**Course summary**- Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.- Learn to coach in world-class facilities.- Opportunity to work in a sports environment both in the UK or abroad.- Benefit from a teaching team that combine active coaching, coach educators, coach employment and coach development experience. Prepare for a career as a professional sports coach. Whether you want to work in a performance or participation role, in schools, governing bodies of sport, professional sports clubs or commercial sport and activity settings, this course challenges and supports your development.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other sport foundation students, then move on to the degree.Whether you aspire to coach children, adolescents or adults as a professional sports coach we extend your knowledge and understanding of designing coaching sessions, plan for long-term participant development or adapt your delivery to achieve desired outcomes, we'll help you get there.You learn through- lectures- seminars- tutorials- practical sessions or workshops.- project supervision of your students in an extensive range of research topics- participation in practical coaching activities to demonstrate your ability to develop others- field trips and external visits to enhance your learningIn the foundation year, you build your Sport Coaching interest and knowledge alongside developing your academic skills. You receive face-to-face feedback regularly during your modules in order to prepare you for the completion of your assignments. This will be via tasks set for you to undertake in the module seminars or in your independent study time.**Applied learning****Work placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a work placement in between your third and fourth years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Previous students have found placements in Sheffield, the South Yorkshire region and opportunities further afield, delivering coaching, coach education and coach development in Tanzania, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Fiji and Spain as well as working with a first division football team in Italy, coaching children in South African townships, and working with the US kayak team.

Which department am I in?

Sheffield Hallam University

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,415.00 (US$ 19,840) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,415.00 (US$ 19,840) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Sheffield Hallam University

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
  • Work placements for students through a vast network
  • A low cost of living
  • Modern, upgraded facilities across two campuses