Foundation Degree in Sport Coaching

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– Kingston was ranked at number one in England and second in the UK for sport science (Guardian University League Tables 2020).

– Once you successfully complete this course, you’ll be able to top-up to a full BSc (Hons) by completing Year 3 of the Sport Science (Coaching) course.

– At least 25 per cent of the course has practical or simulated work-based learning.

**About this course**

Are you considering a career in sports coaching and want to develop practical skills? On this two year course, you’ll learn through work experience at a

number of amateur and professional clubs and hone your skills at a coaching placement.

With the latest equipment and techniques, you’ll use biomechanical analysis to gain insight into movement and sporting activity. You’ll learn to use nutrition and psychology to improve sporting performance. You’ll become familiar with the analysis tools used to coach athletes and teams.

Although the course does not provide professional coaching qualifications, it provides the scientific knowledge to achieve qualification up to United Kingdom Coaching Certificate (UKCC) Level 3/4.

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Year 1: LS4700 - Functional Anatomy & Kinesiology, LS4701 - Anatomy, Physiology & Nutrition, LS4008 - Sport & Exercise Psychology, LS4010 - The Science and Practice of Coaching.

Year 2 core modules: LS5712 - Research Informed Coaching Practice, LS5015 - Analysis in Sport and Exercise, LS5016 - Sport Coaching Theory.

Year 2 optional modules: LS5013 - Sport and Exercise Psychology II, LS5014 - Health & Exercise Physiology

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Full Time
Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc £7,800 European Fees
2 years
Full Time
Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc £7,800 Home Fees