Leeds Beckett University
Sports Coaching BSc (Hons)
Leeds Beckett University

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This degree is shaped by an established model of coaching adopted by the Football Association and other leading national and international governing bodies.

As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Develop the skills and knowledge to become a confident sports coach

  • Enhance your key coaching skills by understanding your participants and helping them to achieve their potential within their sport

  • Learn how to plan, deliver and review both short and long-term training programmes

  • Analyse sporting performance and develop your coaching techniques using specialist coaching equipment and software

  • Apply ideas from the course during organised placements.

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Sports Coaching, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

120 points required. A minimum of 80 points from two A levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies. or 112 UCAS points from three A levels (excluding General Studies) or equivalent BTEC National qualifications.

Qualification requirements

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
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Tuition Fees Sports Coaching BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £9250 year 1
International £10500 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

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About Leeds Beckett University

Established in 1824, Leeds Beckett University is located on the Northern side of Leeds City Centre. There are a variety of campus buildings in the area, including the Polytechnic site, Electric Press, the Old Broadcasting House, the university’s Business School, and more. Leeds is the ideal student city, with an abundance of activities and nightlife to take advantage of, plus a reliable bus service for getting around easily.

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Where is this programme taught

Headingley Campus
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