Degrees endorsed at University of Gloucester

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The courses are the BSc and MSci Sport Coaching Science. Both are based at the university’s Oxstalls campus in Gloucester.

The BSc Sport Coaching Science degree aims to develop students’ understanding of the dynamic and complex interactions which exist within the coaching environment. They investigate the science behind performance for athletes and coaches. They also develop vital practical coaching skills.

The MSci Sport Coaching Science is an integrated degree where students explore key pathways in pedagogy, leadership and coaching sciences.

Will Roberts, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise, University of Gloucestershire said: “Graduates from our BSc and MSci courses can progress to working in professional sports coaching, roles within professional sport clubs, roles within national governing bodies, coach education and coaching science. We are delighted to be a CIMSPA Higher Education partner as this means our students receive both a highly-reputable degree plus can be sure they build the professional skills needed for a career in sport coaching.”

Helen Hiley, Education Officer for Higher Education at CIMSPA, said: “We are pleased to endorse two sport coaching science degrees from the University of Gloucestershire. Having their degrees endorsed assures students that their qualifications are professionally recognised by the sector they want to work in.”

Whilst studying an endorsed degree course, individuals can apply for CIMSPA student membership, enabling them to access e-learning, guest lectures, digital newsletters and magazines, and work placement, volunteering and job opportunities.

They can apply for CIMSPA graduate membership after university.


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