This programme is based on BSc Hons Sports Science programme but approximately a quarter of the content is focused on football coaching. The programme provides a strong background in the current disciplines of sports science. This will enable you to analyse and evaluate sporting performance, particularly football. At the end of your degree, you should have the knowledge and skills required to operate effectively in a range of sports- and exercise-related careers, particularly in relation to football.Work placement
During all three years of the degree students will have the opportunity of a structured internship with Charlton Athletic FC in either coaching or sport science.Outcomes
The aims of the programme are:
- To provide you with a rigorous academic and practical knowledge base in sports science, performance analysis and coaching in football
- To develop your knowledge of coaching theory and practice, sports nutrition, biomechanics, anatomy, physiology and psychology
- To provide you with comprehensive practical experience for working with, assessing and coaching football players
- To enable you to develop professional and reflective skills through a variety of stimulating and varied learning environments. You can build on these throughout your professional life, enhancing your self-reflection, critical thinking skills and independent learning.