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Sport Coaching and Physical Education

Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge, Great Britain
On campus
 2486 Points
3 Years

Program Description

As a Sport Coaching and Physical Education student at ARU, you'll have access to amazing opportunities: you can use specialist labs accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), gain safeguarding and coaching qualifications, and get first-hand experience working with schools and sports clubs.

We know that you want to learn from professionals, so our staff members include elite athletes and coaches who will be teaching you not just based on their academic knowledge, but also from their hands-on experience. Our Sport Coaching and Physical Education degree course is endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and has membership of the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE).

• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £9,250/year

Entry Requirements

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Year 1

Multidisciplinary Sport and Exercise Science 1

Introduction to Sport Coaching & Development

Multidisciplinary Sport and Exercise Science 2

Practical Delivery of Sport and Physical Education

Professional Development - Level 4

Year 2

Applied Research Skills

Analysing Performance in Sport

Applied Teaching and Coaching

Sport Development

Psychological Profiling for Sport

Ruskin Module

Professional Development - Level 5

Optional modules:

Strength and Conditioning

Nutrition for Health and Exercise

Perceptual Motor Skills

Applied Performance Analysis

Year 3

Talent Identification and Development in Sport

Coaching Philosophy and Ethics

Mentoring and Learning in Coaching

Strategic Sport Development

Optional modules:

Undergraduate Research Project

Advanced Work Placement

Exercise Medicine

Contemporary Issues in SEP Psychology

Performance and Exercise Nutrition

Advanced Strength and Conditioning

Applied Sports Psychology


As a graduate, you can consider:

  • teaching roles in schools and colleges
  • coaching at community
  • performance level, and performance (notation) analysis for sport teams or athletes
  • the area of sport development (e.g. mental health, physical activity, and minority groups)
  • the wider health, fitness and leisure industry

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