Sport, Coaching & Physical Education BA

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Sport, Coaching & Physical Education BA

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      3 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Start Date:

      01 September 2021

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 9,250 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 11,820

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    A BA in Sport, Coaching & Physical Education from Bishop Grosseteste University is a great way to learn the complexities of sport-based education as well as to learn in what specialist areas your interests truly lie. This is a multidisciplinary degree where you will amass a great deal of academic, professional and vocational skills and learn to apply them to the fields of education, the fitness industry or professional sports management.

    This course you’ll explore how athletes’ abilities can be developed, how their performance can be safely enhanced without causing stress or injury, and how their careers can be managed for maximum exposure and success.

    You’ll learn in small, intimate classrooms and experience the kind of personalised learning that characterises BGU’s offerings. They teaching staff includes those with years of coaching or PEexperience, as well as respected researchers in the field. You’ll also attend prominent guest lectures throughout your studies.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This program is typically delivered over three years at full time.

    Year 1 Modules Include:

    • Anatomy and Physiology in Sport And Exercise
    • Fundamentals of Sports Coaching
    • Sport and Physical Education
    • Young People and Physical Activity

    Year 2 Modules Include:

    • Adapted Physical Activity, Sport and Disability
    • Health, Fitness and Wellbeing
    • Physical Education and Coaching Pedagogy
    • Professional Contexts
    • Research Methods in Sport and Exercise
    • Sports Development, Promotion and Leadership

    Year 3 Modules Include:

    • Active Lifestyles
    • Analysis of Coaching and Performance
    • Contemporary Issues in Sport and Physical Education
    • Dissertation
    • Measurement and Evaluation in Sport and Exercise

    As well as your classes, you’ll have the opportunity to embark on at least one work-based placement experience during your time at BGU. This will improve your employability dramatically, as you’ll have real world working skills and the beginnings of a professional contact network at your disposal as well as an academic education. It could also help you stand out as you pursue the next phase of your academic career.

    Learning And Teaching

    BGU’s BA degree in Sport, Coaching & Physical Education is typically delivered via lectures, seminars and tutorial sessions. In addition, you’ll gain vital real world skills in a working placement. 

    The lecture classes serve to introduce new ideas and content. Next, seminar sessions help you explore that material more deeply and to relate it to practical concerns. Finally, you can use the tutorials to interact directly with tutors, asking questions and cementing your comprehension of the course content.

    Career Possibilities

    BGU’s degree programs are intended to turn out highly employable graduates. In fact, it has been ranked number one in employability UK wide in 8 of the last 10 years. 

    BGU Sport, Coaching & Physical Education graduates tend to go into youth work, the armed forces, sports program coordination, the fitness industry, or sports development more broadly.

    Others go into graduate programs either at BGU or at many other fine universities.

    Entry & Credit

    Successful completion will result in a full BA degree.

    Students must typically have been awarded 96-112 UCAS Tariff Points to apply. The full list of accepted qualifications can be found here.

    All classes are taught in English, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test. An excellent IELTS score would qualify, for example.

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