BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching and Performance (West Ham United Foundation)

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Course duration
3 years

BASES endorsed


Course description

A degree with West Ham United Foundation and their world-famous Academy will push you closer to your desired career in Football and Sport.

If you are looking at a degree to prepare you for the sports industry, then look no further. West Ham United’s youth development department (West Ham United Academy), the Foundation and University of East London have partnered together to offer students like you with an opportunity to work alongside one of the best youth academies in the world.

The degree programme is designed to embed industry experts throughout the duration of the course, with West Ham United Foundation and Academy delivering on half of your modules. You’ll learn the skills needed to become an inspiring, motivating and highly qualified coach as well as how to design training programmes and analyse performance. Whether you end up mentoring top athletes or inspiring schoolchildren – we’ll help you to follow the coaching path that excites you most.

The coaches we help develop have a strong reputation, especially because they have already gained real-world experience before they graduate. So, after your three years with us, you’ll be well placed to find employment, with the latest statistics showing that over 90 per cent of our graduates are either in work or involved in further study within six months of graduating.

If you love sport and want to work with people in order to develop their talent and potential, then this course is for you!

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BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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