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Sport is an important part of life for many Jamaicans both in and out of school. The ASc. Degree in Coaching is designed to harness the talents of men and women who have excelled in the field of sport. These persons seek to make a contribution in coaching by unlocking the potential of prospective athletes with the objective of maximizing their performance. In order to ensure that these talented youngsters/individuals are guided correctly, those who coach them must attain the requisite qualifications. The ASc. Degree in Coaching fulfills this objective.

Offering:

Full-time & Part-time

  • This is a two (2) year full-time programme offered over  4 semesters with a specialization in  various sporting disciplines (Football, Track and Field, Netball and Cricket).
  • Part-time option offered over 6 semesters.

Target Groups:

  • Persons who are now coaching various sporting disciplines without certification
  • Persons interested in coaching
  • Elite athletes

Entry Requirements:

  • Four (4) subjects at the C.X.C/G.C.E. inclusive of  English Language.
  • 2 CXC’s and a background in representational sport
  • Mature Entry: Five (5) years of coaching
  • Special Entry: Elite Athletes

 Programme Map

 

Course Name   Year Semester
Anatomy   Year 1 Semester 1
Football Level 1   Year 1 Semester 1
Foundations of English Grammar   Year 1 Semester 1
History of P.E & Sports   Year 1 Semester 1
Hockey Level 1   Year 1 Semester 1
Introduction to Information Communication Technologies   Year 1 Semester 1
Mathematics   Year 1 Semester 1
Netball Level 1   Year 1 Semester 1
Personal Development   Year 1 Semester 1
Track & Field Level 1   Year 1 Semester 1
Basketball Level 1   Year 1 Semester 2
Cricket Level 1   Year 1 Semester 2
Language And Communication   Year 1 Semester 2
Personal Development   Year 1 Semester 2
Physiology   Year 1 Semester 2
Swimming 1   Year 1 Semester 2
Track and Field Jumps   Year 1 Semester 2
Track and Field Throws   Year 1 Semester 2
Volleyball Level 1   Year 1 Semester 2
Elective - Dance Aerobics   Year 2 Semester 1
Elective - Karate   Year 2 Semester 1
First Aid   Year 2 Semester 1
Introduction to Conditioning   Year 2 Semester 1
Professionalism & Ethics   Year 2 Semester 1
Sports Administration   Year 2 Semester 1
Sports Psychology   Year 2 Semester 1
Swimming 2   Year 2 Semester 1
Cricket (Major 2)   Year 2 Semester 2
Elective - Badminton   Year 2 Semester 2
Elective - Table Tennis   Year 2 Semester 2
Facility and Equipment Management   Year 2 Semester 2
Officiating 1   Year 2 Semester 2
Officiating 2   Year 2 Semester 2
Sports Medicine   Year 2 Semester 2
Theory and Methodology of Training   Year 2 Semester 2
       
       
Specialization Cricket & Basketball    
  Basketball (Major1) Year 2 Semester 2
       
Specialization Cricket & Volleyball    
  Volleyball (Major 1) Year 2 Semester 2
       
Specialization Football & Basketball    
  Basketball (Major1) Year 2 Semester 2
  Football (Major 2) Year 2 Semester 2
       
Specialization Football & Cricket    
  Football (Major 2) Year 2 Semester 2
       
Specialization Football & Volleyball    
  Football (Major 2) Year 2 Semester 2
  Volleyball (Major 1) Year 2 Semester 2
       
Specialization Major Track and Field    
  Track & Field (Major 2) Year 2 Semester 2
       
Specialization Netball & Basketball    
  Basketball (Major1) Year 2 Semester 2
  Netball (Major 2) Year 2 Semester 2
       
Specialization Netball & Football    
  Football (Major 2) Year 2 Semester 2
  Netball (Major 2) Year 2 Semester 2
       
Specialization Netball & Volleyball    
  Netball (Major 2) Year 2 Semester 2
  Volleyball (Major 1) Year 2 Semester 2
       
Specialization Volleyball & Basketball    
  Basketball (Major1) Year 2 Semester 2
  Volleyball (Major 1) Year 2 Semester 2

 Fees Paid in Full:

   2018-2019 Academic Year Amount: $290,000.00

   2019-2020 academic Year Amount: $367,500.00

NB: All fees are subject to change.