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Sports Coaching (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)



What will I learn?

**Master your trade as a sports coach. Put practical learning first, developing your own coaching style through regular opportunities with school children, and young athletes, as well as performance sports men and women on campus.**We’re an associate partner of CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity). That means, everything you’ll learn is taught in line with nationally recognised coaching standards. Graduate industry-ready with the skills you need to be a successful coach.This foundation year pathway provides an alternative route into degree-level study. It’s ideal for those who need to gain subject-specific knowledge and skills in order to progress onto the full BSc Sports Coaching qualification.Throughout your degree you’ll be encouraged to gain real-world experience. Build a diverse portfolio that you can use to evidence your coaching expertise, experience and philosophy to employers when you graduate.We’ve got strong links across the sports industry, including with the Football Association and the Rugby Football Union, giving you access to a wide range of coaching opportunities.With 10 sports academies on site, you won’t be short of opportunities to put what you’re learning into practice. You could also find yourself gaining experience with local sports clubs, and physical activity organisations.We’ll support you to discover and progress your own coaching philosophy and style. A diverse range of modules will introduce you to differing coaching theories, concepts and practices, aimed at giving you a personal skillset to become an accomplished coach.**Accreditation**An associate partner of CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity), our curriculum is underpinned by professional coaching standards.

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,000.00 (US$ 16,120) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2023


Main Site

Hartpury House,




GL19 3BE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who hold High School Graduation Diploma (with a minimum 3.0 GPA), plus three Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations at grade 3 or higher will be considered. This must include science, if applying for a science degree. We also require a minimum of 600 in writing, critical reading and mathematical elements in the SAT or a score of 26 or higher in the ACT test. Minimum IELTS score of 6.0 prior to entry onto the programme considered.

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


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