BSc (Hons) Sports Science and Coaching

Mediterranean College (MEDCOLLEGE)

  • Location Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Degree Type BSc
  • Start Date No info
  • Duration No info
  • Application Deadline No info
  • Language English
  • Attendance On Campus
  • Dedication Full-time
  • Pace Instructor-paced
  • Tuition fees No info

Program description

The BSc (Hons) Sports Science & Coaching has been designed by Mediterranean College and the University of Derby, a TOP30 UK University, according to the Guardian University Guide 2020. It is the only four-year BSc degree in Greece (240 ECTS), that combines Sport Science, Physical Education & Sports Coaching, being mapped against the Greek state university curriculum to ensure professional recognition.

The programme is designed to offer a combination of theoretical and practical knowledge to prepare you for different roles in the industry, such as physical education teacher, well-being trainer or elite athlete/ sports club coach.

You will benefit from the strong links with our industry strategic partners, that comprise premium sports clubs (such as Olympiakos and PAOK) and all major professional athletes’ associations (such as PSAP – Footballers Association, PSAK – Basketballers Association, etc. )

What you will study

The BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Coaching programme provides you with a comprehensive understanding of Sports & Exercise Science and Physical Education. Should you like to pursue that line of career, the programme, also prepares sports coaches, able to train from early-age students to high-profile athletes.

Your focus will be on the following:

  • All key scientific areas of Sports Science (Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology, Biomechanics, Research Methodology), as set by the British Association for Sports & Exercise Sciences (BASES).
  • Principles and practices of Physical Education, that will improve your sports teaching skills.
  • Sports Coaching, through bespoke coaching skills development modules, that will eventually allow you to specialise in your chosen sport and apply coaching techniques to populations with special needs.
  • Contemporary modules that provide a rounded, scientific perspective to the course, such as Sport Performance Analysis, Sports Nutrition, Injury Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine.

A key component of the course is the theoretical & practical training in all major sports, such as athletics, aquatics, mass sports, team sports, martial arts. The course will give you the opportunity to focus on a sport of your choice.

Why choose this course

  • The degree is awarded by the University of Derby, a TOP-30 UK University (Guardian University Guide 2020).
  • It provides 240 credits (ECTS), to be professionally equivalent to degrees awarded by Greek State Universities.
  • It combines Sport & Exercise Science, Physical Education and Sports Coaching.
  • It is designed according to the professional standards of the British Association of Sports & Exercise Science (BASES).
  • You are trained in all mainstream sports, while having the opportunity to specialise in a sport of your choice.
  • Your practical training takes place in collaborating settings, such as the Olympiacos and PAOK sports centers and the Panellinios Athletics Club.
  • Your lab sessions take place at our in-house facilities as well as in partner, high-end laboratories of sports performance and rehabilitation centres.
  • You benefit from multiple networking opportunities, through our strong links with industry: leading sports clubs and academies, athletes’ associations, and sports performance centres.
  • You become a bilingual sports professional, with exceptional academic and career prospects.

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