United Kingdom

University of the West of Scotland

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
501–600 th
World University Rankings 2018
Paisley Campus, Paisley, PA1 2BE, United Kingdom

University of the West of Scotland

Sports Coaching and Development BA Hons

This programme focuses on equipping you with the knowledge and skills to move into employment within the sports coaching and development industries. It has been developed in consultation with national sport organisations, governing bodies, sport industry personnel and expert coaches. Both sports coaching and sports development aspects are focused on throughout the entire 4 years of the course (i.e. students do not select to specialise in one or the other). Placement learning, classroom based learning and developing practical skills are key. Industry links provide work-based learning opportunities and offer links to attainment of coaching qualifications. Students have undertaken placements with many sports coaching and development organisation in Ayrshire and beyond. Graduates from the SRUC version of the course have gone on to work with: local authorities, sports clubs, health promotion initiatives, Active Schools and sport development officers, PE teachers, NGB’s and various other educational outlets. Career prospects Employment rates for graduates are excellent, with previous students from the SRUC version of the programme working within: • Sports coaching; • Active schools and sports development;

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Ayr Campus,Ayr