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Bachelor of Sport Coaching

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The Bachelor of Sport Coaching (BSpC) is the only specialist sport coaching degree in Aotearoa. With options for flexible learning and internships, this qualification can cater for a wide variety of students.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$6,213 per year
International Fees
$29,625 per year

About this course

The Bachelor of Sport Coaching (BSpC) is the only specialist sport coaching degree in Aotearoa. With options for flexible learning and internships, this qualification can cater for a wide variety of students. UC students gain key skills employers are looking for, not just in sport and related fields, but in everything from communications to corporate management. BSpC students learn skills such as leadership, accountability, communication, teamwork, motivation, and psychology.This degree also provides a recognised pathway for entry to teaching qualifications, in particular physical education and health teaching at secondary level. There is the ability to include additional teaching subjects (eg, maths or science) through the optional course spaces in the degree.

Study locations

Main Campus

Career pathways

By gaining a broad range of professional competencies throughout your Bachelor of Sport Coaching, you can enjoy a varied career in professional and community sporting organisations and management roles both within and beyond sport.

Past students have interned at the Canterbury Rugby Union, High Performance Sport New Zealand, and Sport Canterbury.

Recent graduates have become strength and conditioning coaches, community sports coordinators and advisors, performance analysts, sport scientists, as well as teachers, police officers, project planners, and managers.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.