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. This is a one year top up from the Foundation degree in Sports Coaching, Fitness and Rehabilitation or other Level 5 equivalent.
Home/EU* Fee for September 2023 entry: £7,570 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
What you'll learn
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.
You will study four modules over one year:
- Advanced rehabilitation techniques and processes
- Integrated approaches to training and assessment
- Advanced coaching practice
How you'll learn and be assessed
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.
Continue your studies with a Masters degree in a range of specialist areas or apply for membership of professional bodies including the Zoological Society of London, Institute of Biology or the British Ecological Society and attend further courses.
You could become a zoo keeper, animal behaviouralist, welfare officer or post-graduate researcher with organisations such as the RSPCA or WWF, zoos, safari parks, local government agencies or consider teaching.
Animal Behaviour Welfare Foundation Degree or HND (or suitable equivalent subject) with a minimum Pass profile.
Plus a minimum of Grade C at GCSE for English, maths and science.
A minimum IELTS score of 6 /TOEFL equivalent is required for those for whom English is not their first language.
You are advised to ensure that anti-tetanus protection via a course of injections or booster is up to date prior to the commencement of the course. You should also ensure that you have adequate clothing for outdoor work in inclement weather. You will also need a pair of boots or wellingtons.
Applicants should apply through the UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) website.
Merrist Wood offers accommodation for new and existing full-time students who wish to live in our halls.
How to apply
Applicants should apply through the UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) website. All courses will be listed under Activate Learning on the UCAS website.