Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Sports Coaching with Foundation Year

Transition into higher education and prepare for degree-level study with our BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching with integrated foundation year.

Sports Coaching with Foundation Year

Course Overview

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    8 Years
  • Start date

    19 Sep 2022

If you don’t have the required UCAS points to secure a place on the full degree programme, this integrated foundation year will enable you to transition onto our BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching course, preparing you for academic life at university.

As part of your foundation year, you’ll:

  • Study four sport-related modules -These will introduce you to the subjects included on each of our routes, from sport development and sport and exercise science to coaching and lifelong health
  • Study two additional modules that will help you develop the academic and study skills needed to successfully transition from school or the workplace to higher education

As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Develop the skills and knowledge to become a confident sports coach
  • Enhance your key coaching skills by understanding your participants and helping them to achieve their potential within their sport
  • Learn how to plan, deliver and review both short and long-term training programmes
  • Analyse sporting performance and develop your coaching techniques using specialist coaching equipment and software
  • Apply ideas from the course during organised placements

You’ll learn how to access the extensive resources and support services available here at Leeds Beckett, whether you need a hand locating specialist materials in the Library, or you need advice about personal issues.

Visit each of the course pages below for details of the modules offered as part of your chosen course.

BSc (Hons) Science of Sport Performance

BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Nutrition

BSc (Hons) Physical Activity, Exercise & Health

BA (Hons) Sport Marketing

BA (Hons) Sport Development

BA (Hons) Physical Education

BA (Hons) Physical Education with Outdoor Education

BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science

BA (Hons) Sport Business Management

Why study Sports Coaching with Foundation Year at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Invaluable placement opportunities
  2. Sandwich year opportunity
  3. Experienced sport coaching teaching staff
  4. Gain experience in the wider sports industry with professional clubs such as Leeds Rhinos and Leeds United
  5. Choose to top up your learning with professionally recognised National Governing Body UK Coaching Certificates
  6. Study in the university’s new £45m state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building