BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching, Fitness and Rehabilitation

This degree is awarded by Oxford Brookes University.
Prepare for a career in sports, coaching, fitness and rehabilitation with this exciting programme.

The BSc in Sports Coaching, Fitness and Rehabilitation is designed to prepare students for a career in sport and recognises the need for an interdisciplinary approach to help maximise future employment.

 

Tuition Fees

Home/EU* Fee for September 2022 entry: £5,045 per year

Please note: Tuition fees are published for the first year of entry only and may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by the Office for Students.

*Fee information for European Union (EU) students: If your course starts on or after the 1st August 2021, you will no longer be eligible for financial support from Student Finance England unless you meet one of the following criteria:

  • you are able to benefit from the citizens’ rights agreements
  • you are an Irish national living in the UK or Republic of Ireland – benefits of Irish nationals under Common Travel Area guidance arrangement will continue

If you need any further information or guidance, please contact us at HE@activatelearning.ac.uk

Concentrating on the three key disciplines of sports coaching, fitness and rehabilitation, the programme will enable students to develop and sustain a career in the field, or go onto specialise in postgraduate study.

As a student of both City of Oxford College and Oxford Brookes University, you will have access to both facilities and resources to support their studies. You will also be eligible to play sport for Oxford Brookes University, including the much sought after MCCU cricket programme. The university is also a TASS (talented athlete scholarship scheme) accredited centre.

Throughout the programme, teaching and learning strategies adopted by tutors will acknowledge a range of learning styles. Students are encouraged to critically analyse concepts, theories and practice and how this is demonstrated in the applied field.

The modules will encourage students to demonstrate a thorough grasp of knowledge which is essential in order to practice safely and ensure competence. Students will also have the opportunity to develop their own research through a dissertation.

Learning is supported through close contact with a range of sport and fitness specialists, with access to dedicated facilities. It provides an opportunity for personally-focused learning.

Concentrating on the three key disciplines of sports coaching, fitness and rehabilitation, the programme will enable students to develop and sustain a career in the field, or go onto specialise in postgraduate study. As a student of both City of Oxford College and Oxford Brookes University, students will have access to both facilities and resources to support their studies. Students will also be eligible to play sport for Oxford Brookes University, including the much sought after MCCU cricket programme. The university is also a TASS (talented athlete scholarship scheme) accredited centre.

The module assessments have been designed to assist in the building of skills offering formative before summative assignments. There will be a schedule for each student that provides the opportunities to demonstrate their knowledge and skills.

Students must have completed an appropriate programme to be eligible to apply for the final year entry to the BSc (Hons) in Sports Coaching, Fitness and Rehabilitation. These include:

  • A Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching, Fitness and Rehabilitation awarded by Oxford Brookes University, successfully gaining 240 credits and usually a 55% grade average
  • A Foundation degree in Sports, Science or related disciplines, successfully gaining 240 credits and usually a 55% grade average, subject to individual credit rating by Oxford Brookes University.
  • A Higher National Diploma in Sports Science and related disciplines, successfully gaining 240 credits with Merit Profile at level 5, QAA Benchmarks, subject to individual credit rating by Oxford Brookes University.

Applicants whose first language is not English, must also demonstrate that their level of English is acceptable by achieving a score in a recognised test, such as:

  • British Council IELTS: normally minimum level 6.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in the reading and writing components;
  • TOEFL minimum score of 550 paper-based or 213 computer based or 80 internet-based.

Applicants should apply online through the Activate Learning website.

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