This programme would suit you if you are interested in the application of science to coaching in sport. It provides a strong foundation in the current disciplines of sport science, the principles of which can be applied to the coaching elements of the programme. If you have the ability but not the qualifications, an extended degree is the first step to graduation. This four-year programme is identical to the three-year degree, but includes a foundation year, and has a lower entry tariff. The foundation year is designed to give you: A thorough introduction to sports science A thorough introduction to biology and biochemistry Fundamentals of nutrition and health Fundamentals of drugs and diseases An understanding of how to measure change Essential skills for science Improved mathematics Laboratory practice. A main objective of this programme is to give you the skills to work effectively in a range of areas related to sports science, particularly in the coaching profession. During all the second, third and fourth years of the degree, students will have the opportunity of a structured internship with Charlton Athletic FC in either coaching or sport science. On this programme you will learn a scientific study of sport using technology in our well-equipped sports science labs. You will develop an enquiring analytical approach to the study of science and coaching in your chosen sport. You will develop your ability to evaluate and enhance sport and performance in the field and the scientific laboratory. You will develop the knowledge and skill base necessary for independent learning. This programme will provide you with theoretical, practical and vocational experiences. The aims of the programme are: To develop an enquiring analytical approach to the study of science and coaching in your chosen sport To develop your ability to evaluate and enhance sport and performance in the field and the scientific laboratory To develop the knowledge and skill base necessary for independent learning To provide theoretical, practical and vocational experiences relevant to the field of study.