Grwp Llandrillo Menai

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Bangor University (Prifysgol Bangor)

Sport Science (Outdoor Recreation)

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Course summary

Are you looking to develop a career in the outdoor industry? Do you wish to learn personal, practical and coaching skills? You may also be looking for an alternative route into Higher Education. The course attracts a wide range of individuals from academic and vocational backgrounds who wish to develop industry skills in the area. This course will give you the opportunity to gain an academic qualification whilst also working towards nationally recognised competency and coaching qualifications in outdoor sports such as kayaking and sailing, which will broaden your knowledge and increase your chances of employment. The course is aimed at anyone with an interest in the outdoors and will prepare you for a range of careers in the outdoor, leisure, countryside and tourism industries. We will build up your knowledge and skills, providing specialised studies which are directly relevant to your current workplace or for those seeking a change in career to work in the outdoor recreation sector. For every 10 credits, students should engage with around 100 notional hours of learning. This will be approximately 30% direct learning contact and 70% independent student learning.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Welsh or English with equivalent GCSE grade C, or above A pass at grade C or above in GCSE Mathematics (or equivalent), Physical Education / Science would be advantageous. Alternatively, evidence of the ability to study at this level in terms of numeracy and scientific skills will need to be evaluated. Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable Entry onto Level 5 will be considered on an individual basis in line with GLLM credit transfer policy For individuals with no formal qualifications, or have not reached the required UCAS points, offer will be based on but not exclusive to: A personal statement or CV, assessment at interview, performance in tasks set specifically for admission purposes, relevant work experience and employment references Satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance is required for all learners prior to undertaking the employability modules.

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Additional entry requirements


Important Entry Requirement & Application Update College is still accepting online applications for courses starting in September 2020. Interviews: Interviews are cancelled to help to limit social contact during this time. Instead, you will be invited to a college welcome event to meet the tutors before the start of the course. If you do not meet the entry criteria you will have the opportunity to discuss an alternative programme during this event.


English language requirements

Welsh or English with equivalent GCSE grade C, or above Any degrees, diplomas or certificates eligible above should have been taught and assessed in Welsh or English For overseas applicants, for entry onto Level 4, English fluency to IELTS 5.5 or higher (with no element less than 5.0) For overseas applicants, for entry onto Levels 5, English fluency to IELTS 6.0 or higher (with no element less than 5.5)

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Fees and funding

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Sport Science (Outdoor Recreation) at Grwp Llandrillo Menai - UCAS