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Course summary

The course focuses on developing the skills, coaching techniques, game analysis and sports science knowledge necessary to improve golf performance. Students will have the opportunity to further develop their sport science skills, working with the College's Golf Academy members and fellow students to enrich their golf performance work experience.

This Higher Technical Qualification is approved against occupational standards decided by employers. Learn more about Higher Technical Qualifications.


Year 1 - Academic and Professional Skills; Sports Performance (double module); Coaching Principles and Practice; Introduction to Sports Psychology; Introduction to Biomechanics and Physiology. Year 2 - Talent Identification and Sport Development; Research Development; Sports Performance Analysis; Training and Conditioning for Sport Performance; Industry Project; Coaching for Sport Performance.

How to apply

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Preston Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Normally 5 GCSEs Including Maths and English (or equivalents) are required, however, applicants are advised to check with the University Centre if they do not possess the specific qualifications. The University Centre may consider applicants with work experience within a relevant industry in place of some qualifications. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.

Additional entry requirements


You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted directly if this is the case.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5) or equivalent.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14500 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Additional costs for items that are essential for the course include: student corporate clothing - £75.00. Additional costs for opportunities and items that are optional for the course include: Dunhill Links Championship, St Andrews (PGA European Tour) - £100.00; Turkish Airlines Open, Antalya (PGA European Tour) - £625.00; BMW PGA Championship, Wentworth (PGA European Tour) - £120.00; Warm Weather Training Camp, Vilamoura, Portugal - £725.00; Golf Course (Myerscough College GC) Membership - £49.00; Annual Locker Hire - £10; Collegiate / Prospects Tour Membership - £100 (+ fee per qualifying event)
Golf Coaching and Performance at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS