School of Sport

FD (Science) Sports Coaching

FD (Science) Full-time 2 years

This experience and these qualifications will aid in your future career planning, opening employment opportunities in a wide range of occupations.

This experience and these qualifications will aid in your future career planning, opening employment opportunities in a wide range of occupations.

FD (Science)
Start date(s)
16 September 2024
Course specifications
Course length
Full-time (2 years)
Campus location
City of Wolverhampton College,South Staffordshire College Tamworth Campus,Sandwell College
School of Sport
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Why choose this course?

Designed in line with The International Council  for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) coaching degree standards, this course employs a blend of technology enhanced coaching and hands-on experience via placement modules, preparing you for a digital world and offering mentorship within professional environments. Our employability modules enable you to explore a career in coaching and you will have opportunities to participate in career development activities each year, networking with employers from the world of sports business and building towards obtaining the University of Wolverhampton Enterprise & Employability Award. This experience and these qualifications will aid in your future career planning, opening employment opportunities in a wide range of occupations.

What's unique about this course?

  • Partnerships – between 2020 – 2023 as part of their course, students have worked with a range of local and national organisations including: British Judo, England Squash, Commonwealth Games, Wolverhampton Wanderers  FC and West Bromwich Albion FC.
  • Work-based and placement learning - through out established partnerships, students are provided with real-world learning opportunities embedded throughout the course including a year-long placement module during the second year of study.
  • EDI – lecturing staff on the course are Equality, Diversity and Inclusion practitioners, specialising in Gender, Race, Disability and LGBTQ+ equality.
  • Student support – building strong relationships with our students enables us to offer ongoing personalised guidance and support. 

Course Modules

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

Location Mode Fee Year
Home Full-time £6165 per year 2022-23
Home Full-time £6165 per year 2023-24
Home Full-time £6165 per year 2023-24
Home Full-time £6165 per year 2024-25

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

Key entry Requirements - 40 UCAS points


  • A Levels with a minimium grade DE
  • BTEC Extended Diploma grade PPP, BTEC Diploma grade MP
  • Access to HE Diploma full award (60 credits)
  • 120 credit Level 3 Foundation Year in an appropriate subject
  • If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying

Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please see for further information.

Entry to this course requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check and Occupational Health Check.

Free Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Occupational Health Check:

Due to the professional nature of some of our courses you may also be required to complete a Declaration of Health and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.  We will coordinate both of these non-academic conditions with you should your course require this and you receive an offer from us

There will be no cost for the DBS this is free to applicants who have secured an offer and have chosen to study at the University of Wolverhampton.

This course is not available at present to International applicants.

Tuition Fees Loan (Home Fee Status):

Most students will be able to apply for a loans to pay for these subject to eligibility. To find out more information please refer to the government Student Finance website.

Changes for EU students:

The UK government has confirmed that EU students starting courses from 1 August 2021 will normally be classified as having Overseas Fee status. More information about the change is available at UKCISA:

EU citizens living in the UK with 'settled' status, and Irish nationals living in the UK or Ireland, will still be classified as Home students, providing they meet the usual residency requirements, for more information about EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) click here.


If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: See How to pay.

For more information please contact the Gateway.

Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.

Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund.

for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages

You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.


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