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Sport Science (Sport Coaching) Foundation Degree (FdSc)

Why study this course?

This course will provide you with a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required to work in the sport, health and fitness industry as a qualified sports coach. Within our sports team is a range of subject specialists with Bachelor and Masters of Science degrees in a range of sports-related fields. The team also has a range of vocational experience and some are actively engaged with, and working in, the sports industry.

What will I study?

Units you can study on the course will include: employment in the sports industry; management and supervision in the sports industry; fundamentals of sport and exercise psychology; psychology of sport, exercise and health; functional anatomy and physiology; exercise physiology; coaching for participation; sports coaching and performance development. You will complete work experience and project related units which require the completion of a minimum of 80 hours work experience per year. There is also the opportunity to gain commercially recognised qualifications such as a range of Level 1 Coaching qualifications, as well as a Level 2 award in Coaching Studies.

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

On successful completion of this course you can progress straight on
to the third year of a course delivered at the University of Bedfordshire,
to achieve a BSc Sport Science Degree. Utilising the knowledge
gained from this course you could also go into employment in the
sports coaching, fitness, health and performance industries.

How will I be assessed?

You will be continuously assessed throughout the course via practical
assessment, coursework and presentations.

Are there any additional costs?

£30 for clothing.

Pay by instalments
The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.