This degree combines study of the rapidly expanding field of sport and exercise science, along with the more vocational area of coaching. You will approach coaching using scientific, evidence-based techniques. This will enable you to apply scientific sports principles to improve sports performance while developing vocational expertise.
This course offers a modular route to a full-honours degree combining sport science with coaching in a professional qualification. You will study the rapidly expanding field of Sport and Exercise Science along with the more vocational area of coaching.
The course aims to put the coaching on a scientific, evidence-based footing. This will enable you to apply scientific sport principles to coaching and improving sport performance. You will:
develop vocationally-related expertise.
prepare for a career in sports coaching.
Why choose this course?
You will have access to outstanding facilities, including:
a British Olympic Association (BOA) approved Environmental Chamber
a Biomechanics and Performance Analysis Suite.
You will have the unique opportunity to leave the University with numerous coaching qualifications and awards. This is because our Sport and Lifestyle Department offers sports coaching opportunities.
We also have British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) accredited physiologists and sport psychologists in our Sport Science Academic Team.
NTU has been designated as a National Performance Centre by England Hockey. This is thanks to our superb sporting facilities, coaching staff and services.
Top 20 university in the UK for Sport Science (Complete University Guide 2019)
Top 20 university in the UK for Sport Science (The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019)
Top 20 university in the UK for student satisfaction in Sport Science (NSS 2018)