University of Gloucestershire
If you’re looking to understand and be innovative in sport at community and national level then this foundation degree is for you.
The programme emphasises linking theory to practice and provides many opportunities for students to apply their skills in real world contexts. Through work in the local sports community you will develop your employability and gain skills in a range of coaching and development disciplines.
YEAR 1 Units
YEAR 2 Units
Through studying this course you will:
We have close links with local sports clubs and partnerships, providing you with excellent opportunities to gain hands-on, industry experience. Supported by staff you’ll develop a strong evidence-based approach to coaching.
On graduation from this programme, you will be well placed to pursue a career in community coaching, sport and physical activity development as well as working for a national governing body of sport.
Alternatively you can continue your studies by going on to complete a full Honours Degree such as the BSc (Hons) Sports Development and Coaching or the BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching at the University of Gloucestershire.
GCSE English and Maths, 9-4 (A*-C). Alternative equivalency testing may be undertaken.
PLUS 80 UCAS points from at least one the following:
A Level: BB
BTEC Level 3: MMP
Including a relevant subject in Sport, Sport Science, Fitness, Sociology or Public Services
This is a 2 year course (full-time). Your course will be assessed by written, oral and practical tasks designed to develop the broad range of knowledge and skills underpinning sports coaching and development practice.
Tuition fees for 2020 entry: £6,165 per annum (TBC)
Additional costs: None
Student finance information: www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance
Programme Leader: Richard Dent (firstname.lastname@example.org)