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From the playground to the world stage, coaches make a difference. If you want to help people at all levels and ages achieve their potential, this course is for you.

This is a course specifically for future coaches, teachers and sports educators. This specialisation means that you’ll have the skills, knowledge and understanding that may not be taught in a general sports degree.

You will be learning on some of the best campus sport facilities in the UK and rated Top 5 in the country by the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014.

Learning from several staff who have been there and done it at National, International and World level, you’ll learn to inspire elite athletes, communities and young people through the power of sport.

90% of Sport Coaching students say that they are satisfied overall with their course (National Student Survey, 2016).

From the playground to the world stage, coaches make a difference. If you want to help people at all levels and ages achieve their potential, this course is for you.

This is a course specifically for future coaches, teachers and sports educators. This specialisation means that you’ll have the skills, knowledge and understanding that may not be taught in a general sports degree.

You will be learning on some of the best campus sport facilities in the UK and rated Top 5 in the country by the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014.

Learning from several staff who have been there and done it at National, International and World level, you’ll learn to inspire elite athletes, communities and young people through the power of sport.

90% of Sport Coaching students say that they are satisfied overall with their course (National Student Survey, 2016).

Course Information

UCAS Code
CX61

Level of Study
Undergraduate

Mode of Study
3 years full-time

Department
Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

Location
Northumberland Building, Newcastle City Campus

City
Newcastle

Start
September 2019

Department / Sport Coaching

Northumbria has been delivering programmes in sport, exercise and rehabilitation for over 30 years and is one of the top 10 sport Universities in the UK.

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Successful coaches have to be driven and are constantly looking to improve. You’ll have a network around you that will support you at every step of your journey to becoming a high performing coach.

As part of your ongoing development you will learn how to analyse your own methods and continuously improve your approaches to coaching. You’ll learn through laboratory and coaching practicals, workshops, fieldwork, and placement opportunities.

You’ll also learn from your fellow students. Almost all professional coaches work as part of a coaching team, and you’ll spend a lot of your course working alongside your peers and tutors giving each other advice and discussing your methods, philosophy and challenges.

This course incorporates a wide variety of assessment methods including: examinations; portfolios; essays and assignments; laboratory reports; article critiques; workbooks; coaching reports; logbooks; case studies; oral presentations, project reports, coaching practical assessments, learning contracts; literature reviews; posters; and group assessments.

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Our staff will give you an insider’s perspective of coaching. You will be supported by experienced academics and industry experts, several of whom are renowned for their work in coaching across the world.

The International Federation for Gymnastics, the Rugby Football Union, Sport England, British Gymnastics, the Youth Sport Trust, the English Federation for Disability Sport, British Tennis, British Equestrian Federation, British Rowing and Football League Education have all benefitted from the expertise of Northumbria staff.

This experience means that you’re never just getting theory. Our staff have tested what they teach you at the highest possible level.


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At Northumbria we know how important it is that you are taught by staff who understand the sport industry. That is why all of our staff have industry experience and connections to help your learning.

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Our campus sport facilities have been described as being some of the best in the country and were rated Top 5 in the UK by a Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014. We boast facilities for teaching and learning that rival any in the World, predominantly housed in Sport Central, a £30 million pound purpose-built sports building.

Facilities at Sport Central include an indoor 40-metre sprint track, a range of state-of-the-art sport science laboratories and an environmental chamber.

And all this is happening in one of the UK’s great sporting cities, where you’re surrounded by nationally and internationally recognised sports organisations. We involve the sporting community of Newcastle and the North East wherever we can in your learning experience.



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Our staff are among the top active researchers in the UK for coaching. Northumbria is ranked in the top 30 for excellence in sport and exercise science research power.

Our research strengths include the psychological aspects of performance and wellbeing, performance in military and extreme environments, and effects of sports coaching on disadvantaged individuals.

Research active staff will share their knowledge and expertise, and students are encouraged to become involved in research projects throughout their three years.

Research rich learning is important because it also gives you a way of thinking that’s designed to solve complex problems such as how to think critically, how to be independent, unbiased and rigorous. This will be valuable to you in whatever path you chose upon graduation.

Discover more about our research strengths.

Research / Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

The Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation adopts an interdisciplinary approach to research.

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Continued Professional Development placements are a vital part of your learning process, where you’ll have the chance to work in a variety of both voluntary and professional coaching environments. Our students have the opportunity each to apply for internships and get an insight into organisations such as Premier League football clubs and University Sport. Our partnership with Northumberland Sport gives you the opportunity to gain valuable vocational experience working within a County Sport Partnership.

Your degree is industry-recognised, by the Higher Education Endorsement Scheme for Sports Coach Education and the UKCC Coaching Competencies.

You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake study abroad, and explore coaching practice in a different culture.

Student Life

A great social scene can be found at the heart of our campuses, featuring award-winning bars and a huge range of clubs and societies to join you'll be sure to meet people who share your enthusiasms.

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You will leave the course with all the core competencies required to coach athletes throughout their stages of development and a critical appreciation and contemporary knowledge of coaching practice.

Graduates from this course have gone on to achieve success at the highest level of coaching.

One of our recent graduates has gone on to work for the Football Association leading their Coach Mentoring Initiative, another has secured a role at Tottenham Hotspur as the First Team Performance Analyst off the back of the internship programme that arranged for him at Newcastle United.

We’ve also seen graduates doing amazing things in their communities. For instance one of our graduates has set up his own business delivering physical education into numerous primary schools within County Durham.

Whether you want to make your mark in professional sport or grass-roots initiatives, you’ll develop the tools, experience and knowledge to make your mark.

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Course in brief

Who would this Course suit?

If you are a sports fan, are passionate about developing a career in sports coaching and are eager to inspire young people, adults and communities through sport or perhaps you would like a career as a Physical Education teacher or work in grass root sport then this is the course for you.

Maybe you’ve played sport at a good level and you want to coach elite athletes as you will have an understanding of the dedication it takes to be an athlete and the commitment it take to improve performance.

Entry Requirements 2019/20

Standard Entry

GCSE Requirements:

A good GCSE profile is expected including Maths and English Language at minimum grade C or equivalent.  If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a minimum grade 4.

UCAS Tariff Points:

128-136 UCAS Tariff points including one or more of the following:

GCE and VCE Advanced Level:

From at least 2 GCE/VCE A Levels

Edexcel/BTEC National Extended Diploma:

Edexcel/BTEC National Extended Diploma: Distinction, Distinction, Merit

Diploma in Foundation Studies Art and Design/Art Design and Media The Diploma in Foundation Studies Art and Design/Art Design and Media is also accepted in combination with other qualifications

Scottish Highers:

BBBBC - BBBBB at Higher level, BCC - BBB at Advanced Higher

Irish Highers:

ABBBB  - AABBB

IB Diploma:

128-136 UCAS Tariff points including minimum score of 4 in at least three subjects at Higher level

Access to HE Diploma:

Award of full Access to HE Diploma including 27 credits at Distinction and 18 at Merit

Qualification combinations:

The University welcomes applications from students studying qualifications from different qualification types - for example A level and a BTEC qualification in combination, and if you are made an offer you will be asked to achieve UCAS Tariff points from all of the qualifications you are studying at level 3.  Should the course you wish to study have a subject specific requirement then you must also meet this requirement, usually fro

Plus one of the following:

  • International/English Language Requirements:

    Applicants from the EU:

    Applicants from the EU are welcome to apply and if the qualification you are studying is not listed here then please contact the Admissions Team for advice or see our EU Applicants pages here https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/international/european-union/eu-applications/

    International Qualifications:

    If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry

    English Language Requirements:

    International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

    *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications</a

Fees and Funding 2019/20 Entry

UK/EU Fee in Year 1**: £9,250

International Fee in Year 1: £15,000

ADDITIONAL COSTS

There are optional external continual professional development courses that you may choose to participate in, these incur additional costs. For continual professional development modules, if students choose to travel for placement/volunteering/continual professional development, then they will bear these travel costs; however all activities can be completed in Newcastle, costs can vary between approximately £25-£800 per course if students undetake such courses.

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Modules Overview

Modules

Module information is indicative and is reviewed annually therefore may be subject to change. Applicants will be informed if there are any changes.

JG5001 -

Academic Language Skills for Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation (Optional, 0 Credits)

Academic skills when studying away from your home country can differ due to cultural and language differences in teaching and assessment practices. This module is designed to support your transition in the use and practice of technical language and subject specific skills around assessments and teaching provision in your chosen subject. The overall aim of this module is to develop your abilities to read and study effectively for academic purposes; to develop your skills in analysing and using source material in seminars and academic writing and to develop your use and application of language and communications skills to a higher level.

The topics you will cover on the module include:

• Understanding assignment briefs and exam questions.
• Developing academic writing skills, including citation, paraphrasing, and summarising.
• Practising ‘critical reading’ and ‘critical writing’
• Planning and structuring academic assignments (e.g. essays, reports and presentations).
• Avoiding academic misconduct and gaining credit by using academic sources and referencing effectively.
• Listening skills for lectures.
• Speaking in seminar presentations.
• Presenting your ideas
• Giving discipline-related academic presentations, experiencing peer observation, and receiving formative feedback.
• Speed reading techniques.
• Developing self-reflection skills.

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SD0412 -

Introduction to Coaching Science (Core, 20 Credits)

The module is designed to introduce students to the role of science in the understanding of sports performance and how the scientific principles can be applied to the sports coaching process. Students will study the four main disciplines of physiology, psychology, biomechanics and nutrition in order to appreciate the role that science has on current practices in sport. Students will develop an understanding of the fundamental concepts within the four main disciplines. The application of these concepts to sport will be outlined to illustrate the interdisciplinary nature of the sports coaching process.

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SP0474 -

Introduction to Sports Coaching (Core, 20 Credits)

This module aims to help you develop an understanding of the fundamental skills of effective coaching and their relavance within the coaching process. In doing so you will gain an understanding of the UK coaching industry and investigate the importance of the roles of an effective coach, characteristics of leadership, and the fundamental key practice and coaching skills of effective coaching. These will be underpinned by current theories and models associated with effective coaching. The module will address the differences in practice and examine participation and performance coaching. You will be given an opportunity to gain practical coaching experience and observe coaches in action within this module.

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SP0475 -

Examining Sport Participation (Core, 20 Credits)

Examining Sport Participation introduces the importance and value of understanding the factors and outcomes related to participation in sport. It does this by outlining how sport participation can be the focus of research and provides examples of what can be learned through the systematic study of sport participation. The module aims to develop students’ foundational knowledge of the research process, how to read and understand scientific studies, as well as the tools used to collect data and how it can be evaluated. Furthermore, students will also develop their awareness of the importance of researching sport participation to enhance applied practice.

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SP0476 -

LONG TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT (Core, 20 Credits)

ou will have the opportunity to learn and develop your knowledge of the different models, principles and processes of Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD).

The module addresses the key principles of growth and maturation in children and allows you to examine normal physical and motor development of children and to identify where developmental patterns are not as expected.

You will develop an insight into some of the injuries and medical issues of concern to the coach when working with young athletes and how to minimise the risks and put in place preventative measures.

On completion of the module you should be able to demonstrate knowledge of Multi Skills acquisition covering the areas of FUNdamentals, A, B, C’s and the correct techniques of these skills.

The module includes the provision of a 1st 4 Sport accredited Level 2 Coaching qualification called 'Doorstep Sport Coaching' which on successful completion will provide you with the required level of qualification to be able to coach independently. This course, developed and delivered by Street Games, combines two 1st 4 Sport Courses in one, providing students with both qualifications (level 2 Principles and Preparation for Sport Coaching and level 2 award in Multi-skill development).

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SP0477 -

Professional Skills for Sport (Core, 20 Credits)

‘Professional Skills for Sport’ is designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and application of skills relevant to sport graduates. This will include academic (writing, presentation, referencing, studying), personal (leadership, teamwork, reflection, communication) and professional (career development and planning, time management) skills. Specifically in regards to the content covered within ‘Professional Skills for Sport’, the academic skills will be based on the standards currently stipulated and used at Northumbria University. You will also demonstrate a theoretical understanding and gain the ability to reflect on those personal skills learned and covered through the module in both from an individual and team/group perspective. Furthermore, you will gain an understanding of how to plan for a career within the sports industry through the use of the academic and personal skills covered in addition to information currently utilised in the external working environment for gaining and retaining employment.

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SP0478 -

Sport and Social Issues (Core, 20 Credits)

Sport and Social Issues adopts a social science approach to studying sport. It should help you to become more aware of the relationship between sport and society. You may well already have a sense of when sport makes headline news, which a good starting point, but you will be introduced to other issues that may not be immediately obvious. Importantly, you will learn to look beyond what we see on the surface, and beyond what journalists highlight in the news to understand social issues related to themes such as social class, gender, race, the economy, the media, politics and violence.

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SD0510 -

Coaching Science Assessment (Core, 20 Credits)

The module covers the main principles that underlie many of the current practices of measurement within physiology, psychology, biomechanics and nutrition. The underlying principles associated with various testing procedures will be analysed and discussed. Students will be provided with an opportunity to develop knowledge of how these principles can be applied within the coaching process. By the end of the module, successful students will be capable of assessing the strengths and weaknesses of their athletes in relation to their sport via a case study assessment.

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SD0511 -

Developing Athlete Potential (Core, 20 Credits)

You will develop your own ability to support the development of athlete potential in a performance focused sport coaching context. You will develop as independent learners, and as coaches. The module features and develops many transferable skills within the developmental processes of performance athletes. These include: reflective practice and learning, performance athlete transitions, decision making, performance moderators, functional training, field based movement assessment and performance analysis. Your role on this module will be to support your athletes as performance focused sport coaches as well as continuing to develop yourself as a coach. You will improve your self-awareness and self-understanding of the personal and professional development needs of both the performance athlete and the coach. You will learn about evaluation and self-reflection in the professional context of performance focused sports coaching. You will get the chance to use performance analysis and reflection tools which will support you with action planning for the future within your coaching role.

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SD0512 -

Sport: Continued Professional Development (Core, 20 Credits)

The main focus of the module is work, or career, specific learning. It encourages you to develop independence and to take responsibility for your own career-relevant skill development. This process is supplemented by the inclusion of generic lectures, workshops, associated directed learning tasks and individual tutorial support. The generic lectures will provide you with the knowledge necessary to allow you to capitalise upon this Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunity. Workshops and directed tasks will allow for the development of essential self-reflection skills.
Generic lecture and workshop topics include:
· Self-reflection and SMART analysis and Key Skills exercises to establish your development needs as a Sport Coach / Sport Development Practitioner.
· Creating a CPD contract and CPD Portfolio
· Identifying appropriate Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities to enhance your degree related expertise and aspirations

Once you have written your SMART / Key Skills analysis and CPD contract you will then be able to identify a number of potential CPD opportunities in the form of short courses, workshops, coaching awards, etc. Many of the skills and abilities you will learn will be of value to your life-long learning aspirations.

Potential CPD Opportunities may include:
· Volunteering / working in a sport coaching / sport development environment
· Working in a PE context
· Shadowing a professional in the workplace
· Writing business plans
· Writing grant applications
· Attendance at conferences, workshops, courses.

Regular contact is maintained between you and your supervisor in order to ensure that you are supported throughout the module.

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SP5010 -

Coaching Skills and Practice (Core, 20 Credits)

Coaching Skills and Practice’ (SP0500) builds upon that introduced in SP0400 - practice skills, practice behaviours - to consider why these are important to the coaching process and how these practices and behaviours can be used to create progressive and transferable outcomes in a series of coaching sessions. This module aims to introduce the concepts of how to create an engaging and positive motivational climate (eg. self-determination, achievement goals) which influences athletes’ behaviours, engagement, and well-being in sport. Furthermore, you will also develop awareness of how a theoretical understanding of motor skills acquisition can be applied to the coaching process which includes previous and current theroies of motor skill acquisition (eg. information processing, dynamical systems).

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SP5011 -

Contemporary Issues in PE and School Sport (PESS) (Core, 20 Credits)

The module is designed to provide students with an insight into a range of contemporary UK education, and Physical Education (PE) specific policies, strategies and initiatives published by professional bodies and government departments. More broadly, students will critically discuss and analyse a range of contemporary strategies impacting on PESS. Most notably, these include the PE and Sport Premium and the New National Curriculum for PE (NCPE). Particular attention will be directed to the statutory programmes of study and attainment targets for PE at Key Stages 1 to 4 enshrined in the new NCPE, and the impact that the PE and Sport Premium has had on the delivery of primary school PE. Linked to the PE and Sport Premium, students will develop awareness of the shifting role of the PE teacher and sports coach as well as other contemporary issues such as obesity, intensity training and inclusion.

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SP5012 -

Sport Research in Practice (Core, 20 Credits)

The module builds on foundational knowledge developed within the level 4 modules of Professional Skills in Sport and Examining Sport Management/Development/Coaching Issues. In these modules you explored literature searching, sources and their quality and examined issues by using research data. You were provided with essay questions and data to answer these with. Sport Research in Practice now moves you further on in your research enquiry by supporting you in working with others to generate a research question, and to collect and analyse your own data to answer this.

In order to do this you will be introduced to key concepts, perspectives and activities in social research relevant to your study of sport. You will develop knowledge and understanding about:
- research questions and rationales
- belief systems about what we can know and how we can know it (Ontology and Epistiomology),
- how we can go about finding out? (Methodology),
- collecting or generating data (Methods) and;
- analysing and interpreting findings (Analysis).

You will learn how to bring all these elements together by working ethically through a research process and engaging in practical research design using both quantitative and qualitative methods. The module focuses on practical interviewing and questionnaires experience, as well as ethically appropriate data collection and analysis. Ultimately, the module prepares you to cover all requirements of a research dissertation in level 6, in terms of theoretical understanding and practical use of research tools and subsequent analysis.

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SD0609 -

Applying Principles of Coaching Science (Core, 20 Credits)

This module builds upon knowledge introduced at Level 4 (i.e., SD0409) and Level 5 (i.e., SD0507). You will be given the opportunity to to critically apply the principles of coaching science to aid in the performance improvement of athletes in the coaching process. You will study the adaptations and limitations to physical performance, psychological techniques to regulate behavior and biomechanical principles of movement. By the end of a successful module you will be capable of critically analysing current training techniques and be able to plan a periodised training programme accounting for all facets of performance.

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SP6008 -

Talent ID and High Performance Coaching (Core, 20 Credits)

This module is designed for students to critically analyse the skills required to coach and nurture athletic talent at a high performance level. The module will further explore and critique contemporary long term athlete models, talent Identification and development pathways and their impact on performance, long term participation and well being. Students will have the opportunity to generate, direct and manage the implementation of cutting-edge research informed coaching solutions and practice. The module will also critically examine what is meant by the terms talent and high performance coaching, identify the skills and competencies needed to coach in a high performance setting , investigate the problems a high performance coach may encounter and provide potential solutions to maximise effective coaching practice.

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SP6009 -

Coaching Concepts and Behaviour (Core, 20 Credits)

Coaching Concepts and Behaviour builds upon knowledge introduced at Level 4 (i.e., SP0400) and Level 5 (i.e., SP0500) including key coaching skills (e.g., planning, risk assessment), coaching practice behaviours (e.g., questioning, instruction) and athlete outcomes (e.g., wellbeing, skill learning). You will learn to critically appreciate how these skills, practices and outcomes are influenced by the interrelationship of personal, social and contextual factors within the holistic coaching process. In addition, you will learn how to plan, deliver and critically review coaching practice using a range of assessment tools in line with current research findings and UKCC Level 2/3 coaching award criteria.

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SP6010 -

Physical Activity and Exercise Interventions for Health (Optional, 20 Credits)

Ultimately humans need to move effectively and those creating functionally enhancing developmental programmes for clients must have this outcome in mind. This module will enable students to assess measure and evaluate in order to make appropriate recommendations to clients’ lifestyles from a health and fitness perspective. Students will learn to critique current testing procedures and apply exercise modifications based upon client lifestyle factors and organise and plan training based upon the unique needs of each individual and their preferred activity.
Areas studied will include measurement issues in sport and physiology of exercise for the general public; Potentially dangerous and ineffective exercises; ‘Functional’ training; specific common conditions and diseases found among older people [it should be noted that this unit only covers working with apparently healthy older adults or those with low risk non-referred medical conditions], consideration of lifestyle factors of the inactive or infirm (cardiac conditions, diabetes, obesity, arthritis etc.).

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SP6015 -

Professional Development through Sport (Optional, 20 Credits)

This module is designed to provide you with the opportunity to undertake a tailored programme of professional development activities relevant to your own sport-related career interests and needs. In addition you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the value of professional development activities in enhancing employability within the sport industry. As part of the module you will also be encouraged to develop your critical reflection skills both in reflecting upon your own professional development and your awareness of the wider sport industry. Module content will be based around understanding the meaning of employability within the sport context, exploring professional development and work-based learning, and developing employability based skills such as action planning, reflection and interview skills to enhance your work readiness.

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SP6020 -

Sport Development, Management and Coaching Dissertation (UG) (Core, 40 Credits)

On this module you will learn about and will conduct an applied research project. You will develop in-depth knowledge of a specific area in sport (within the remit of your degree programme) in relation to a research problem of contemporary relevance to the industry or profession. You will do this by conducting and writing up a research project, through independent study, under the supervision of a tutor. As such, you will use the knowledge and skills previously developed in level 5, Sport Research and Practice and multiple-knowledge based modules, to engage in the research process. You will define a research question, critically review previous literature, design and implement an empirical study, after ethical approval. You will learn to design a project that is well planned, coherent, logical and ethical. After this you will learn how to disseminate research in written and poster format. You will learn how to apply the knowledge you create to make practice recommendations.

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SP6033 -

Applied Coaching of Individual Sports in an Educational Setting (Optional, 20 Credits)

The module aims to provide students with the opportunity to build upon and apply the knowledge, skills and experience gained at Level 4 and Level 5 to the teaching of net wall games and individual activities, such as badminton, gymnastics and athletics. Throughout the module you will have the opportunity to further develop your coaching skills and practice but with specific emphasis on utilising these in order to teach the skills and techniques involved in individual activities and net wall games in a school environment. A major part of this module will be the opportunity to develop your practical skills and gain an critical understanding of how to develop these with students in an educational context.

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