Derriford Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 8BH, United Kingdom

Sport Development (Coaching and School Sport) - Plymouth Marjon University

This exciting degree explores broad sporting themes in community sport, talent development, elite sport and sport coaching and looks at how these can be applied with both elite athletes and young people. You get great academic and practical experience of both sport development and coaching young people, with a firm focus on school-based sport development. Throughout the course, you’ll gain experience with industry professionals through thought-provoking lectures from guest speakers; practical projects; work placements and inspiring study trips. **Why this course at Marjon?** • Our students tell us this course broadens their horizons in terms of the careers available in the sport sector. • We have exceptional industry links keeping you up to date with both academic and industry developments. • We are well connected through local sports organisations and through national networks such as the UK Sport Development Network (UKSDN) and the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA). **What might I become?** Our graduates work in a variety of institutions including schools, national governing bodies, county sports partnerships such as Active Devon, local authorities and sport and leisure facilities across the country. We have superb links with the sport development sector throughout the South West, London and overseas to help you kick start your career. Many students use the course as a route into teaching in primary or secondary schools. **Find out more at Open Day** Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Sport Development - Coaching and School Sport at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and look around our world class Sport & Health Centre. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies. Book on to an Open Day at: **Why study at Marjon?** • Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). • High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. • Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. • Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*. • 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019. *Rankings published 23 September 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates. Based on National Student Survey 2018

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,PlymouthUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,000