Sport Science (Coaching) including Foundation Year

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).

– This course is endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES).

– This course received 100 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018 and 2019).

**About this course**

There are ever-increasing opportunities in sport analysis and coaching. On this practical course, you’ll develop practical coaching skills as well as studying the science behind effective coaching, performance, leadership and sports analysis.

Modules cover psychology, motivation, human physiology, anatomy, biomechanics and notational analysis. A project or dissertation on a selected topic will develop your independent learning skills.

Please note: this course does not offer specific professional coaching qualifications but 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 0 - Foundation Year core modules: CX3005 - Computer programming, SX3006 - Mathematics For Science, SX3001 - Scientific Investigation & Skills

Year 0 - Foundation Year optional modules: SX3002 - Biology, SX3003 - Chemistry, CX3001 - Technical Investigation & Skills, CX3002 - Mathematics for Computing, CX3003 - Mathematics, CX3004 - Computer Systems, SX3007 - Environment Science & Geography, SX3005 - Sport Science.

Year 1: LS4007 - Essentials for Sport and Exercise Science, LS4008 - Sport and Exercise Psychology I, LS4009 - Functional Anatomy and Exercise Physiology, LS4010 - The Science and Practice of Coaching.

Year 2: LS5012 - Research Methods in Exercise Science, LS5013 - Sport and Exercise Psychology II, LS5014 - Health & Exercise Physiology, LS5015 - Analysis in Sport and Exercise, LS5016 - Sport Coaching Theory.

Year 3 core modules: LS6018 - Extreme Environments & Ergogenic Aids, LS6020 - Biomechanics of Sport Performance and Injury, LS6021 Notational Analysis in Sport, LS6022 - Coaching Practice, LS6023 Sport Science Project or Dissertation.

Year 3 optional modules: LS6017 - Exercise & Health Psychology, LS6019 - Applied Sport Psychology.

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees