Sport, Coaching & Physical Education HND
This new exciting HND in Sport, Coaching & Physical Education* is a two year full-time qualification delivered by experienced well qualified experts from the Institute of Sport & Exercise Science.
The HND in Sport, Coaching and Physical Education is a two year full-time course which is run directly by the University of Worcester. This creative and innovative course provides students with an opportunity to develop their theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the areas of Sport, Coaching and Physical Education. Each module is delivered within the university’s state-of-the-art sports facilities to integrate theory and practice. A variety of teaching, learning and assessment strategies are employed; allowing students to develop the attributes associated with the study of sport at Higher Education. Throughout the course students will have the opportunity to work within a variety of sports environments with a range of sporting populations including children, elite, intermediate, novice and disabled athletes. The course provides an excellent foundation for a wide range of careers within sport by meeting the needs of employers. Students will develop professional skills through vocational opportunities therefore; graduates will be well placed to work within the sports industry. Upon successful completion of the course there is an opportunity for progression to articulated degrees in Sport, Coaching and Physical Education. This is a dynamic and exciting course for those with an enthusiasm and passion for sport, coaching and physical education.
Sport, Coaching and Physical Education (HND/SCPE) with course code C610
UCAS is the central organisation through which applications are processed for entry onto full-time undergraduate courses in Higher Education in the UK.
180 UCAS Tariff points including GCSE English and Mathematics at Grade C or above
A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) may be required for some modules
The standard annual fee for full-time UK/EU students enrolling in 2014 is £8,900 per year. Part-time fees are generally charged on a pro rata basis.
For more details, please visit our course fees page.
You will be based at the University of Worcester. Students have access to the state-of-the art facilities including BASES accredited laboratories, Sports Hall, Fitness suites, 3G Astroturf, playing fields, new Arena and Motion Performance Centre.
Nationally recognised qualification that prepares you for work in the sporting industry.
Exciting range of modules and work placement opportunities giving you the chance to use skills in a work based environment.
With more people playing sport and engaging in physical activity there are many new additional job opportunities in this sector.
Sports graduates from the University of Worcester have gone on to gain employment in the following areas: Sport Community coaching (including disability coaching career opportunities); Sport performance coaching; Sport Development officers; Sports Marketing; Performance Analysis; PE teaching; Armed forces & Police; Coaching business start-up; Graduate level employment in the Private, public and voluntary sectors. Alternatively, there are opportunities to continue to postgraduate study and other professional qualifications.
Scientific Foundations of Sport
Introduction to Sports Coaching
Perspectives on Inclusion and Disability in Sport and PE
Introduction to Socio-Cultural Issues in Sport
PE: Context and Issues
Sport in the UK
Application of Scientific Principles in Sport
Pedagogy and Practice in Sports Coaching and Physical Education Research Methods
Contemporary Issues in Sport
Using Performance Analysis in Sport and PE
Work Based Learning: Sport, Coaching and Physical Education
Physical Activity, Health and Sport
Teaching children to Play Games
Leading and Managing Groups and Teams
Sport in the Community
A variety of methods are used to assess learning including:
Individual and group presentations
“We are proud of our strong reputation for sporting excellence. Our mission is to enhance the knowledge, skills and understanding of our students so that they can make a meaningful contribution to society at all levels. We are proud of our strong reputation for sporting excellence. Our mission is to enhance the knowledge, skills and understanding of our students so they can continue to make a meaningful contribution to society at all levels.”
Mick Donovan, Head of Institute
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