BSc (Hons) in Sports Coaching

The UCS Sports Coaching BSc (Hons) programme will provide you with the skills, knowledge, experience, and craft needed for a professional career in the sport and fitness industry


BSc Programme Overview

Start Date: October 2021

Course Type: Full time

Course Duration: 1 Year

Location: Various - Click below

Entry Requirements:

96 UCAS Points

plus GCSE English & Maths (grades 4-9)

or Access to Higher Education Certificate

Previous successful completion of Level 5 HND programme, or similar. 


Qualification & Regulation


BSc (Hons) in Sports Coaching


All UCS courses are regulated by The Office for Students, which reports to Parliament through the Department for Education

It is delivered in partnership with University Centre Colchester and The University of East Anglia


Fees & Funding

2021-22 Fees:



Most students are eligible to apply to Student Finance England for a loan to cover the cost of tuition. 

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Work Experience

Government surveys show 75% of students believe work placements provide them with increased confidence and skills. 

During the BSc qualification, students typically have two days of lectures and seminars along with at least one day per week in a placement.

Our exclusive relationships with professional sports industry partners mean that we can provide a valuable advantage in these placements, and subsequently when it comes to applying for a job.



Course Progression:

Access to further study at Post Graduate level (7 and Above). 

Career Opportunities:

UCS Students gain the skills, knowledge and aptitude needed for a successful career in sports development, health clubs, fitness clubs, sports centre management and sports coaching.

Many students gain employment in sports coaching, management and development roles with professional clubs, National Governing Bodies, and other sports organisations. 


How to Apply

Apply through UCAS

All full time applications are through UCAS. The service costs £24 for a multi and £13 for single applications. You can find out more and sign up here.

You will also need the unique "course code" for your programme and location. Available here

To Apply Direct

Get in touch and a member of our admissions team will be in contact to discuss next steps.