UCS's higher education programmes (HNC, HND, and BA (Hons) in sports coaching and sports management give students the opportunity to develop knowledge in the sports industry and, just as importantly, the necessary employability skills required to be successful in their chosen career.


HNC in Sport & Exercise Science (Coaching Science)


HND in Sport & Exercise Science (Coaching Science)


BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching

The start of your University Journey

The Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Sport & Exercise Science is a 1 year programme, offering students an introduction to the subject area using core modules of learning. 

Students will gain a wide range of sector knowledge tied to practical skills gained in research, self-study, directed study and workplace scenarios.

Develop your skills

The Level 5 HND is a one year course that builds upon the knowledge and experience gained during the first year Level 4 HNC. 

It continues to use study and real-life workplace experience to develop student's coaching and leadership skills. 

Ready for the Next step

The BSc (Hons) in Sports Coaching is a one year top up that builds directly from the units covered in the HND. 

It is designed to enable students to enter employment with the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, through a structured progamme of integrated work experience.