Taster courses are a great way of experiencing what USW has to offer and give you a better idea of what it is like to study here. All our courses are delivered online and are presented by lecturers at the University, with each consisting of a comprehensive mix of interactive tasks, video tutorials and practical examples.
Taster courses vary in length, but you can stop, resume or replay the taster course at any time once you’ve started. You can also track your progress during each course.
This introductory football coaching taster course contains a mixture of topics that introduce some fundamental principles and philosophies of football coaching through a range of video tutorials and informal tasks.
Course tutor: Grant Kalahar
Course duration: 60 mins
Our Preventing Sport Injuries taster course contains a mixture of topics that provide an insight into the cost, impact and preventative measures for sports injuries, and further insight into the field of sport and exercise therapy.
Course tutor: Kate Williams
Course duration: 25 mins
This introductory rugby coaching course contains a mix of interactive tasks and tutorials that cover a range of topics in rugby coaching including characteristics and behaviours of an effective coach to performance and tactical analysis.
Course tutor: Ioan Paval
Course duration: 3hrs 30mins
This taster course into the study of sport and exercise science will guide you through oxygen’s journey through the human body, introducing you to the pulmonary and cardiovascular systems with tutorials and demos from our specialist labs.
Course tutor: Trevor Harris
Course duration: 1hr 40mins
This taster course introduces the role of the police and the criminal justice system and covers topics such as theft, treatment of victims and missing persons. The course is delivered through video tutorials and interactive tasks.
Course tutor: Helen Martin
Course duration: 1hr 20mins
This taster course contains a mixture of topics that introduce the skills and techniques involved in chiropractic treatment and therapy. Upon completion, you will better understand what is involved in becoming a registered Chiropractor.
Course tutor: Paul McCambridge
Course duration: 60mins