201–300 th
Impact Rankings 2020
European Teaching Rankings 2019
101–200 th
Impact Rankings: Peace, justice and strong institutions 2020
Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, United Kingdom

Sports Coaching and Performance - University of Winchester

Central to this course is the belief that coaching theory and knowledge only become relevant when applied in practice. The course is designed to ensure that students develop a strong theoretical and practical foundation within the field of sport coaching and sport science. This is the first step to developing individuals who are effectively prepared to practice as competent and confident professionals, who can make sound decisions, problem solve and provide a consistent and high standard of evidence based practice. Central to this course is the belief that coaching theory and knowledge only become relevant when applied in practice and hence there will be a strong focus on the practical application of both coaching and scientific knowledge. Students will be required to keep a portfolio of evidence of the application of knowledge throughout the course. Students will study four strands of modules in Year 1 and 2 of the course: Research Methods, Coaching Practice, Supporting Coaching Practice and Coaching Science. A key feature of the programme will be the requirement to undertake a voluntary sport placement in Year 2. Students will be able to make their own choice of placement host with a self-selected focus on coaching, training, scientific support, performance analysis or management. Year 3 of the course will see students able to make option choices in line with personal preference and informed by future career paths. At this stage students may opt to focus on psychology, nutrition, rehabilitation, disability sport and/or sport and the media, whilst continuing to study coaching science and practice, and undertaking an independent research project.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,WinchesterUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • 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