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Sport Coaching and Physical Education (with Foundation Year)
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Sport Coaching and Physical Education (with Foundation Year)

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

Program Description

By choosing to study BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching and Physical Education at ARU, you’ll be choosing an applied course that is embedded in real-life experiences and focused on getting you career-ready.

Our course is packed with opportunities to complete work placements in local schools and sports clubs. Moreover, you'll have the chance to gain unique work experience with organisations such as Living Sport and Cambridge City Council, who run community sports projects for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. You can also apply to internship programmes with professional sports teams.

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

Entry Requirements

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Foundation Year

Foundation in Sports Science

Year 2

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 3

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 4

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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