About the courseOur BSc Sports Performance and Coaching (including foundation year) will be suitable for you if your academic qualifications do not yet meet our entrance requirements for the three-year version of this course, and you want a programme that increases your subject knowledge, as well as improves your skills to support your academic performance.This four-year course includes a foundation year (Year Zero), followed by a further three years of study. During your Year Zero, you study three academic subjects relevant to your chosen course as well as a compulsory academic skills module, with additional English language for non-English speakers.After successful completion of Year Zero in our Essex Pathways Department, you progress to complete your course with our School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences.Work with athletes. Refine their performance. Boost their training. On our BSc Sports Performance and Coaching, you learn how science underpins performance sport, and how you can use that science to help to advance and improve it. Having a comprehensive knowledge of science is ideal for those who want to coach people of a variety of levels and ages.Our excellent links with national governing bodies, such as, Volleyball England, Basketball England, Rugby Football Union and Lawn Tennis Association, give you real practical experience to enhance your learning. Our links also open up opportunities to gain experience working as a sports coach, and coaching education courses and workshops. You also have the option to work towards the National Governing Body of Sport coaching awards. As well as gaining practical experience, you expand your knowledge and skills through studying topics including:Strength and conditioningPerformance analysisTraining and coaching techniques and methodsExercise programmingmethods of assessing the fitness and training loads of sports teams and athletesYou can also work with our Human Performance Unit based on campus, supporting our sports sc
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AboutUniversity of Essex is a truly international institution with a long history of welcoming students from around the world. It has students from various countries and over a third of their students are from outside the UK. This makes the same the most international mainstream university in the UK outside London. Students’ time at Essex will be full of opportunities to meet new people, try new things and develop new skills. It is a global university which is proud to play a part in the cultural and economic life of the communities.
The University works hard to create a living and working environment that helps students make the mark. It combines different methods of teaching to make sure students get the most out of their subject, while also developing the transferable skills that are sought by employers. Depending on the course, students can expect a mixture of lectures, seminars, lab work and field trips.
Essex has three campuses at Colchester, Loughton and South end. Each campus is different but offers the same world class education. All it’s campuses have quick road, bus and rail links to London and London airports.
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The Campus is set within 200 acres of beautiful parkland, located two miles from the historic town centre of Colchester – Englands oldest recorded town. Our Colchester Campus is also easily reached from London and Stansted Airport in under one hour. Home to 14,000 students from more than 130 countries, our Colchester Campus is the largest of our three sites, making us one of the most internationally diverse campuses on the planet - we like to think of ourselves as the world in one place.