London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This new course has been developed in line with the policies and initiatives of key national bodies, such as Sports Coach UK and Skills Active.It is intended that this new course will match the national occupational standards for sports coaching, developed by Skills Active (the sector skill council for sport and exercise).

Course Modules

Year 1: core studies; physiology and nutrition; kinesiology; fundamentals of performance. Year 2: coaching and analysis of performance; strength and conditioning theory; sports exercise and nutrition; psychology of sports coaching; movement biomechanics and analysis; data analysis and research methods; placement. Year 3: research project; sporting populations and coaching groups; notational and movement analysis; optimising performance; strategic strength and conditioning practices.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 24
  • GCE A-level
  • Tariff 88-96
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units) D
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M3
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMM
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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84% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 74%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 84%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 75%

73% Go on to work and/or study

In work 48
Studying 21
Studying and working 4
Unemployed 22
Unknown 6

24% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 27%

Total Coursework: 52%

Total Practical: 21%

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