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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 commerciallyrecognised 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.