Sports Performance and Coaching (top-up)
This programme complements the skills and knowledge gained at Foundation degree level in Sports Performance and Coaching and equips students to respond to challenges within the field of sports performance. The excellent practical facilities based at Moulton College support the programme.
Delivered in partnership with Moulton College.
Modes of study
Part time, Full time
One year full-time. Flexible, part-time study options are available.
Applicants will have achieved an HND/Foundation Degree in sports coaching. The course content is broadly a continuation of that of the Foundation Degree in Sports Performance and Coaching offered by Moulton College and The University of Northampton.
UCAS code: CX6C
UCAS description: BSc/SPC1
It aims to provide knowledge and skills in sports performance and coaching as well as equipping students to respond to challenges within the field of sports performance. The course is supported by excellent practical facilities based at Moulton College.
The course focuses upon the necessary requirements for successful coaches and sports scientists and meets the demands of both amateur and professional sport in the UK. It concentrates upon various elements including coaching, theory and practice, sports nutrition and ergogenic aids, strength and conditioning, human performance, managing and leading for sports performance.
Students will complete an individual project, take part in coaching practice, and study modules on nutrition, leadership and performance.
Special course features
- Unique blend of practical and theoretical modular assessments
- Experienced team of lecturing staff possessing industry links and professional experience of the topic area
- Industry standard facilities
- Applied sports nutrition and ergogenic aids
- Coaching theory and practice
- Human performance
- Managing and leading for sports performance
97 per cent of all students on undergraduate courses delivered in partnership with Moulton College were in work or further study following the course.
Source: University of Northampton 2011-2012 Annual Programme Review.
The course includes a wide variety of assessment methods including written work, presentations, practical assessment and time constrained assessment. Assessment is continuous throughout the course.
Many potential careers are open to students completing this course. These include opportunities in the area of sports coaching such as professional clubs, of, sports clubs, performance centres and research.
For undergraduate application information please see our how to apply page.
Fees quoted are for home and EU students commencing their course in the academic year 2013/14. Tuition fees are payable for each year of the course. The fees are subject to annual increases in subsequent academic years.
Full time fees
- BA and BSc and Joint Honours degrees consist of 360 credits in total
- Foundation Degrees and HND programmes consist of 240 credits in total
- Students who enrol on 100 or 120 credits in an academic year will be liable for full time fees
- 20 credits £1000
- 40 credits £2000
- 60 credits £3000
- 80 credits £4000
- 90 credits £4500
Scholarships and bursaries
The following scholarships may be applicable:
This course is available to international students.
Full-time international tuition fees
For information on our international tuition fees, please see our Tuition fees for international students page.
How to apply as an international student
For information on how to apply to study with us, please see our How to apply page.
Scholarships available to international students
For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.
For further help for international students please see our international students pages.