BSc (Hons)

Sports Coaching & Performance

Duration
3 Years
Start
September 2024
UCAS Code
CP10
Delivery
Campus Taught
Foundation entry

Discover the coaching tools and techniques you’ll need to bring out the best in people. This course focuses on improving performance at all levels, from amateur to elite.

Why study with us

  • Our Sports Science courses are ranked 13th out of 78 institutions in the UK in the Guardian League Table 2021.
  • 94% of Sports Coaching & Performance students are satisfied with the teaching on their course. (National Student Survey 2022).
  • This course is endorsed by the Charted Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity, for the role of Coach Practitioner.
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Sports Coaching and Leadership at UCLan

A day in the life of a Sport Coaching and Leadership student

What you'll do

  • You’ll have the chance to study a range of optional modules, in areas like the performance environment, talent pathways and performance analysis.
  • As well as voluntary and paid placements, we offer the chance for you to spend time on exchange trips around the world for up to a year.
  • A number of graduates continue to study with us through our MSc Sports Coaching master’s degree, continuing to enhance their knowledge whilst in their full-time job.

Modules

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.

100%Face-to-face

Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Academic expertise

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Dr Craig Wright
Senior lecturer in Sports Coaching and Performance Analysis
School of Health, Social Work and Sport

Craig is responsible for the academic management and development of the MSc Sports Coaching. His teaching and practitioner focus is in applied sports coaching and coaching science. This includes performance analysis, performance assessment, applied coaching practice and physical …

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Matt Crowther
Pathway Leader - BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching and Performance
School of Health, Social Work and Sport

As a blended professional, Matt has combined his work as a Lecturer in Sports Coaching whilst continuing to coach Cricket within performance and development contexts. In his role, Matt teaches on a number of modules across the degree, including key coaching and performance module…

Future careers

Our BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching and Performance degree course can put you on the road to professional practice – with the skills, experience and know-how to pursue a future in performance coaching.

Fees and funding

2024/25
UK
Full-time£9,250 per year
Sandwich year£1,500 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
International
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

  • Care Leaver Bursary

    Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
  • Estranged student support

    Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Estranged student support
  • Dependants Bursary

    Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package. 

    Find out more about Dependants Bursary
  • Contextualised Admissions Bursary

    We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.

    Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary

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This course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport

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