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Sport and Exercise Studies + Rugby Academy (Level 2)

Why study this course?

This study programme allows you to combine high level rugby development delivered by ex-Northampton Saints player alongside your academic studies.

What will I study?

Following trials, you will be offered a place on the Rugby Academy and will receive high level training by experienced and qualified coaches as well as the opportunity to play at the highest level of Competitive fixures. In addition to your sporting commitments you will study on an academic sports programme where you will gain an understanding of the structure of the sport and leisure industry. You will gain an understanding of the sturcture of the industry and the skills and knowledge necessary for employment in sports development, coaching, leisure and fitness. The programme consists of units such as practical sport, personal fitness, anatomy and physiology for sports performance, the mind and sports performance and leading sports activities.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

Subject to gaining a pass and a satisfactory reference, this course will lead onto the Level 3 programme of study in Sport and Exercise Studies at Tresham, allowing you to continue with the Rugby Academy. Alternatively this qualification will assist you in gaining employment within the sports industry.

Are there any additional costs?

• Trips, visits and workbooks approx. £30
• Branded uniform approx. £50 (for Football and Rugby Academy approx. £130 to £190)

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Further details about the Rugby Academy, the training schedule, trial dates or any other information are available by emailing sportsacademy@bedford.ac.uk

What qualifications will I gain?

• Sport BTEC Level 2 Extended Diploma AND • English and maths qualifications if required