USW Rugby

USW Rugby Courses

Our USW Rugby courses are designed specifically to help students reach their maximum potential both academically, and on the field. 

Rugby Sport

Foundation Degree in Rugby Coaching and Development (Welsh Rugby Union)

The rugby industry is ever-growing, and thus continually needs more coaching professionals for all levels of coaching. Developed in partnership with the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), the Foundation Degree Rugby Coaching and Development gives students the unique opportunity to study whilst also working as a WRU community coach. This combination of academic and vocational learning, coupled with the opportunity to gain industry-recognised coaching qualifications, ensures that students can develop the necessary practical, technical and analytical skills for a successful career in the professional rugby industry.

USW Rugby

BSc (Hons) Rugby Coaching and Performance

Do you have a passion for rugby, and want to turn that passion into a career in the industry? There is an ever-increasing need for a workforce of highly skilled rugby professionals to help players reach their full potential. Coaching and performance, fitness testing, strength and conditioning, team and player analysis, psychology an nutrition are all becoming vital to performance. The BSc (Hons) Rugby Coaching and Performance course offers a unique opportunity to work towards industry-recognised World Rugby/Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) rugby coaching awards meaning that you can be confident that you’ll graduate with enhanced employment prospects in the field.

Open Days

If you want to find out more about our courses and visit USW Sport Park then come along to one of our Open Days. You can chat with the academics and coaches who deliver our courses, speak to current students and see our sports facilities for yourself.