Glyndwr University

BSc (Hons) Coaching: Sport and Fitness (Top-up)

Why choose this course?

Our BSc sports coaching top-up degree is a continuation of the FdSc degree, and has been designed to offer our students a hands-on approach to learning coaching skills and approaches whilst incorporating our outstanding geographical location within North Wales.

The course:

  • means you will be able to top-up your FdSc qualification to a full BSc degree
  • provides you with all the necessary skills and insight required to work within the sports and fitness industry
  • involves collaboration with external partners to help ensure students leave us with a CV bursting with number of recognised awards and qualifications
  • helps you to get that first foot on the employment ladder
  • *is part of a subject area rated 4th in the UK and 1st in Wales for teaching satisfaction in the Sports Science subject league tables, The Guardian University Guide 2023.

Entry Requirements

For entry to this Level 6 (top-up), you must satisfy the entry criteria and admissions tutor by producing documentary evidence that you have achieved a qualification at Level 5 or better in a relevant discipline and have the necessary background.

Admission to the programme may specifically be gained by students who can present evidence of passing a Wrexham Glyndŵr University FdSc Coaching: Sport and Fitness degree.

Career Prospects

Common graduate employment pathways include sport, leisure, tourism, management, education, research and health and fitness, including:

  • Sports Coach
  • Outdoor Pursuit Instructor
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Health Practitioner
  • Personal Trainer
  • Sports Performance Analyst
  • Teacher
  • Strength and Conditioner
  • Military Services PT instructor

Course Details

The content of the FdSc Sports Coaching degree and the top-up year draws on key principles within sport and fitness. By ensuring consistency throughout the degree, you will discover an enjoyable and rewarding future career. 


  • Applied Professional Practice in Fitness and Conditioning (20 credits)
  • Analysing Performance for Improvement (20 credits)
  • Reflective Practitioner (Special Topic) (40 credits)
  • Independent Discovery (40 credits)
*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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