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Year of Entry 2019/20
BSc (Honours)

Sport Development with Coaching

Make a difference to others through developing opportunities in sport and physical activity.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year
International: £13,250 per year
How long will I study? 3 Years
Where will I study? Collegiate Campus
What are the entry requirements? 96 UCAS Points
What is the UCAS code? C6X3
When do I start? September

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Course summary

  • Learn to think differently to find and apply solutions to issues in sport.
  • Work with a vast array of external organisations to develop your leadership experience and knowledge of sport in real-life settings.
  • Understand what it is to be a global citizen within the world of sport and expand your employability prospects as a result.

Sport development means the ability to understand the needs of others and developing a creative, logical mind set in order to provide opportunities for sport to be successful.

Student View
Watch student Isabella Wan Adnan talk about what it’s like to study on this course.

How you learn

Watch lecturer Chris Platts talk about this course.

You gain vital knowledge and skills required for a professional career within sport or the wider employment sector. The course will push you to be a confident and creative communicator in addition to developing and then applying your leadership, business and research skills within a sport development setting. You will gain a Level 2 Multi-Skills Award during your first year modules which will enable you to coach for one of our many partner organisations

You learn through

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • project supervision
  • professional conferences
  • practical classes
  • field trips
  • external speakers

Course leaders and tutors

Jude Langdon
Jude Langdon
Senior Lecturer Course Leader BSc (Hons) Sport Development with Coaching

Applied learning

Work placements and professional development

We offer you a six-week placement experience with major local and national partner organisations, including national governing bodies of sport, local school PE departments, local authority sport development units, County Sport Partnerships and overseas programmes in a variety of countries.

In addition to this, you will have the opportunity to apply for sport-related internships and leadership development programmes which will compliment your studies. At all times we will ensure that you have access to develop your employability skills during the 3 years that you are with us

Our staff and Careers Advisors will also provide you with support to develop a professional profile, enabling you to apply for work whilst at University and once you graduate.

Networking opportunities

You have the opportunity to take part in our annual Sport Development with Coaching Professional Development Week where you meet and talk with a range of sport industry professionals, many of whom are our alumni graduates who return to advise you on how they got their first job and what you can do to develop yourself professionally. You also have the opportunity to develop your resilience and team-building skills on an Outward Bound Day.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • community development
  • physical activity development
  • primary schools (PE specialism)
  • secondary schools (PE teacher)
  • sport specific coaching
  • national governing bodies of sport
  • disability sport development
  • sport event management
  • talent development
  • sport charity development
  • school sport development
Student success story

Six Hallam students recently had a once in a lifetime opportunity to teach football in Tanzania. We asked them to film their trip.

Where will I study?

You study at Collegiate Campus

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Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.

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Location

Collegiate Crescent
Sheffield
S10 2BP

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Entry requirements

All students

UCAS points

  • 96

From two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. We accept General Studies. For example:

  • CCC at A Level including relevant subject(s).
  • MMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.
  • A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ or general studies.

GCSE

  • English Language or Literature at grade C or 4 or equivalents*
  • Maths at grade C or 4 or equivalents*

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

• an Access to HE Diploma from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate. Normally we require 15 credits at level 2 and 45 at level 3 of which at least 39 level 3 credits should be graded at merit or above.

You also need to demonstrate an ability to
• study academic subjects at degree level
• debate topics and issues
• draw on conclusions from written material
• study independently as well as a member of a group
• use computers and technology associated with contemporary teaching, learning and assessment methods
• successfully complete a range of assignments including researched essays and practical examinations

This is normally achieved by completing academic study at level three or above in the last four years.

* GCSE English and mathematics equivalent

• equivalency test from www.equivalencytesting.co.uk

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

We strongly recommend that you tell us about any long term health conditions or disabilities you may have. This is so we can assess whether we can deliver the course in such a way that you can meet the course requirements and take part without disadvantage. You can contact our University student support staff on 0114 225 3964 (voice and Minicom) and explore any issues you may have.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Developing Physical Literacy Credits: 20 Assessment: Practical
Module: Introduction To Coaching And Leadership Credits: 20 Assessment: Practical
Module: Introduction To Sport And Physical Activity Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Marketing For Sport Development Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Professional Skills For Sport Development And Coaching Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sport And Social Issues Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Application Of Professional Skills In Sport Development And Coaching Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Research In Sport Development And Coaching Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sport And Society Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sport Event Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Planning Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Coaching In Context Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Developing Sport In Education Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Project Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sport Development And Enterprise Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sport Policy Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Coaching Adult Communities Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Coaching Children And Young People Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Contemporary Issues In Sport Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Sport Development Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: The Media And Major Sport Events Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2019/20 is £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,250 per year.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Sport and physical activity courses (PDF)

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