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Course overview

Studying with us you will develop not only your coaching skills, but your ability to recognise the value of critical reflection and how to challenge yourself in line with your own progression. The course provides you with a mix of vocational and academic knowledge, and prepares you for either employment, or the opportunity pursue the Top-Up Level within our final year of our BSc course.

Start Date
September, 2017
  • Warrington Campus
UCAS Code
CX61
Duration
2 Years

Why Study Sports Coaching with us?

Our Warrington Campus is a unique place to study for your Foundation degree, and is the full-time training base for the Warrington Wolves Super rugby league team. This provides an opportunity to gain genuine insight and experience of a professional sports environment. We also have excellent links with many other local partners.

The course recognises the need to be qualified in order to obtain work-related opportunities, and you will be prepared for professional recognition by 1st4sport. If you already possess relevant awards and have appropriate experience, you may be able to select modules that develop your broader management knowledge and skills.

We also currently provide students with the opportunity to acquire a Level 1 coaching award and attend three Sports Coach UK (SCUK) workshops at no extra cost.

Warrington Campus

The Warrington Campus combines the best of long-established university traditions with up-to-the-minute modern developments.

Warrington: a Community Campus

The Warrington Campus provides a close-knit community, innovative courses, and a strong focus on employability and transferable skills.  The thirty-acre site provides excellent academic and social facilities for both residential and commuting undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Warrington: a diverse Campus

At Warrington, we offer a number of different courses facilitating a wide range of future careers. The courses available can be broadly separated into three main subject areas: the Creative Industries, Warrington School of Management, and Public Sector.

For more information about our courses, please see our undergraduate or postgraduate course listings.

Creative Industries

With a number of creative industries based in the North West of England, now is a great time to gain the skills you need to pursue a career in this evolving industry. Our Warrington Campus provides students with a wide variety of courses, 24-hour studio access, and industry active academics. We aim to provide you with the skills and experience you need to excel in your future career.

Business and Management

The Warrington School of Management prides itself on its varied and innovative approach to teaching, exploring a range of general areas as well as more specialised subjects. You may have the opportunity to undertake a work-based learning placement in Year 2, or a year’s paid placement, ensuring you have the vocational experience to back up your academic achievement.

The Public Sector

We have a wide range of courses available for students looking to develop a career in the public sector. From practically orientated Sport and Community courses (with built-in coaching opportunities), professionally linked Nursing, Social Work and PGCE courses, to uniform Policing courses; we’ve got a selection of courses for you to choose from. Our excellent support network, wide-ranging placements, and our dedication to interdisciplinary work makes Warrington a fantastic place to start your career.

Warrington Town Hall

Warrington

The town of Warrington is becoming increasingly well-known for its innovative and diverse schedule of events and performance, including live concerts, theatre, variety shows, cabaret and comedy. Parr Hall is the town's premier venue for live music, while Pyramid is a leading centre for the arts.

The town centre is host to a wide selection of clubs, pubs and bars to suit all tastes, ranging from the hip and trendy to the traditional tavern. Whether you're into house, hip hop, indie, rock or jazz, you'll always find somewhere you'll love.

Warrington is well-known for the Warrington Wolves rugby league club, one of the premier teams in Europe and were recent winners of the Challenge Cup for two years running.

Warrington is particularly well-placed for students who enjoy a trip to the city, situated half an hour from the cities of Liverpool, Manchester and Chester.

Open Days 2017

Visit us at an undergraduate Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.