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Sport Coaching and Development

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Ayr Campus

Content

Prepare for employment in the sports coaching and development industries with UWS’s BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching & Development.

This is the only degree of its kind in Scotland and has been developed in consultation with sports industry partners to provide the knowledge and skills sought after by employers. The applied nature of this degree leaves you well-equipped to work in the promotion and development of sports, or in the teaching and coaching of sport.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements
Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB including a science subject (Biology preferred) or Physical Education plus English and Maths at National 5.

Entry to year 2 is possible with a relevant HNC.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBBB including a science subject (Biology preferred) or Physical Education plus English and Maths at National 5.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

Graduates have gone on to work within local authorities, sports clubs, health promotion initiatives, Active Schools/sport development, NGBs and various other educational outlets (as teachers and lecturers). Many graduates have gone on to complete postgraduate study in order to gain employment as PE teachers.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

CC66

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Sport

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk