- Serious about sports coaching? This Sports Coaching & Performance Foundation Entry degree will develop your academic knowledge, skills and understanding of the coaching process.
- Foundation Entry degree courses are ideal if you’ve got the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to directly join an honours programme. It’s a great stepping stone to a full degree.
- You’ll explore coaching in a range of settings, including community, grassroots, elite, international and disability sport.
- You’ll develop transferable vocational skills as you progress through the programme.
- There’s also the option to specialise in specific areas that interest you, from match analysis, strength and conditioning to sports psychology and sport and international development.
Year 1: Introduction to Sports Coaching, Essential Study Skills for Lifelong Learning, Professional Work Environments for Sport, Practical Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity Year 2: Improving Performance, Coaching Toolkit, The Development Environment Year 3: The Reflective Coach, Research and Enterprise for Sport. Minimum of 2 options from: Talent Pathways, Performance Enhancement, Applied Performance Analysis, Coaching Practice Experience I. Maximum of 1 option from: Sport and International Development, School and Community Sports Development Year 4: Research Project OR Consultancy Project OR Entrepreneurship and Enterprise for Sport, Health and Wellbeing, The Critically Reflective Coach. Options from: The Performance Environment, Applied Performance Analysis for High Performance Sport, Talent Development Systems, Coaching Practice Experience II
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6500||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£6500||Year 1|