• Sport Coaching

Why study at Roehampton

  • Syllabus written to meet government and EU coaching standards 
  • Work placements with partners such as Fulham FC, Wimbledon Athletics Club, schools and coaching agencies
  • An entrepreneurship module which focuses on the business side of sport coaching

This course will prepare you for a career in sport coaching and equip you to work in a wide range of settings at a national and European standard. You will study the different aspects of coaching, such as anatomy, physiology and movement analysis, while also developing your own coaching practice and different coaching styles. As part of the course, you will have the opportunity to get involved in coaching at the University, local authorities, clubs or schools.

    More details

    This course focuses on developing informed and knowledgeable sport coaches who are able to perform in a wide range of environments and contexts. You are introduced to the scientific and pedagogical aspects of coaching, such as anatomy, physiology, movement analysis, coaching styles, coaching pedagogy/ practice and employability. All students on this course will engage in coaching opportunities in the University, local authorities, clubs and schools.

    The government and the sporting community aspire to transform coaching into a graduate profession and to make the United Kingdom into the leader in coaching and coach education by 2020. If you study this degree you will develop appreciation of the role of the professional coach and an understanding of the qualities needed to coach effectively at a range of levels and with different performers.

    Example modules

    • Sport Coaching Process
    • Applied Coaching Pedagogy
    • Entrepreneurship in sport coaching

    Career options

    You will develop the skills to work in a broad range of coaching settings, set up your own business and progress onto teacher training courses.

    UCAS code





    Single honours

    Entry tariff


    General entry requirements »


    Education »


    3 years (full-time)

    Tuition fees

    £9,000 (2016; UK/EU) »

    £12,500 (2016; International) »

    Cash scholarships and bursaries available »

    Programme outline

    View the full details »

    View Key Information Set »

    Related courses

    Early Childhood Studies »

    Education »

    Sport and Exercise Sciences »

    Sports Coaching Practice »

    Sport Psychology »

    Further information

    Contact our Recruitment team
    undergraduate@roehampton.ac.uk »
    +44 (0)20 8392 3232

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