Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– 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.

– This course offers a blend of coaching theory and performance analysis.

**About this course**

This two year course gives you the opportunity to develop practical coaching skills and the knowledge, skills and experience to begin a career in sport coaching. You’ll be able to learn through work experience at a number of amateur and professional clubs and hone your skills at a coaching placement. Using the latest equipment and analysis techniques, you’ll gain knowledge of biomechanical analysis of human movement and sporting activity. You’ll investigate how nutrition and psychology improve sporting performance.

You’ll gain in-depth knowledge of industry-standard analysis tools used in the coaching of 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

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