Coaching and Developing Sport HND

Level: SCQF 8

UCAS Code: 1Q63

Available at these campuses: Elmwood

About the Course

Badminton playersThroughout the course you will develop your understanding of coaching theories, scientific principles relating to skill acquisition and learning about Government agendas.

The course will also allow you to develop an awareness of sport related research and its importance to the industry.

You will develop the skills and knowledge required for employment at supervisory management level within the sports and leisure industry and the academic skills required to pursue third year entry to various sports related degrees.

You will also develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of what it’s like to work with advanced performers in sport and how to analyse and develop performance in more demanding competitive situations.

You will develop your research skills to enhance your understanding of and be able to relate key theories to practical concepts.

Course content includes Coaching of Sports: Performance Development, Psychology of Sports Performance, Event Management in Sport, Nutrition for Sports Performance and Developing Potential in Sport.


Entry Requirements

Scottish Highers/A Levels: CC/DE. No specific subjects are required. Alternative entry qualifications such as a related National Certificate are also accepted.

Course Content