COURSE OVERVIEW: This degree course is accredited by Valley View University. The programme specifications provide definitive records of VVU Quality Assurance requirements. The module aims to provide students with knowledge and understanding of human responses and adaptations to sport and exercise. Using a psychological approach, students acquire knowledge and understanding of sport and exercise, how exercise is performed to promote good health.
The course equips students with deep theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding needed to become a qualified practitioner in the fast-growing field of Sports Psychology & Sports Coaching. Also, one can enjoy the dual benefits of working in a field that you are passionate about, whilst helping others discover the joy of sport for themselves. Students will study a range of topics in sports coaching, sports science, physical education and football coaching, as well as increasing their knowledge in, understanding, and becoming aware of, significant national and international sports-related bodies and governance issues in sports administration. The programme helps the student to promote a healthy lifestyle of others, develop the skills necessary for coherent communication, and enhancing the sense of community living or lifestyle. Sports Psychology & Sports Coaching course also equips students with sports leadership skills and teamwork skills towards the development in both outdoor and traditional activities in the pursuit of excellence in all spheres of life.
The programme does not leave out the skills needed or required to critically evaluate contemporary sports issues and other related developing issues. The broad nature and multi-disciplinary approach of the course help students to understand football and other sports in its wider context: thus social, economic and cultural context. and exercise research literature with a broad
This course is very as it is a blend of theory and practice to develops students’ ability to monitor and critically evaluate human responses to testing methodologies, with a clear understanding of the influence of character on sports performance, exercise and the opportunity to do CAF coaching licence from the Introductory level to CAF A Licence.
There is also an opportunity for the learner to do an internship in sports or football coaching with any of our partner sports/football organizations. All the levels (100-400) of the programme focuses on the Sports Psychology & Sports Coaching. The programme is designed to create industry-ready graduates who can apply theory to practical situations and to help primarily those seeking careers in Sports Psychology & Sports Coaching.