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Sport and Exercise Studies + Boys Football Academy (Level 3)

Why study this course?

This study programme allows you to combine high level Football Development alongside your Academic studies.

What will I study?

Following trials, you will be offered a place on either our Elite Football Academy or our Football Development Academy and will receive high level training by experienced and qualified coaches as well as the opportunity to play at the highest level of College football. In addition to your sporting commitments you will study on an academic sports programme where you will learn about a number of key sporting principles which form the basis of careers in the sport and fitness industry. The study programme includes fitness training and testing, sports coaching, the psychology of sport and anatomy and physiology. The course is delivered and assessed both in the classroom and in a practical environment. Work experience will form part of your main course.

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

Our Advanced Diploma in Sport provides a solid foundation to the sector and will enable you to gain the essential skills your need to enter employment, achieve career progression or progress onto higher education such as the Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching or one of our HND courses at Tresham University Centre.

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 Football 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 3 Extended Diploma AND • English and maths qualifications if required

UCAS points available

Up to 168