Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Note: Due to the course delivery location and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa. Location: This is a full-time award of Teesside University delivered in partnership with Hartlepool College of Further Education (campus code 5, call 01429 295000). The course is also available part-time. Contact the college for details of delivery days. Course overview: This is an innovative qualification which provides a holistic approach to develop the academic and vocational skills needed to succeed in the sport and exercise environment. By integrating a work-related approach, the programme meets the needs of learners, and of employers, who have informed much of the content. The course equips you with the skills required to be an effective reflective practitioner in the field of sports coaching and exercise. Fundamental theories of coaching, practical competencies and the application of academic knowledge are considered in Year 1. The programme progresses to introduce analytical and problem-solving skills in Year 2. You study aspects of physiology, psychology, anatomy, nutrition, biomechanics and motor skills. Practical coaching and instructing with different groups is also considered in addition to keeping up to date with the changing nature of the industry. After the course: Graduates should be well prepared for careers in sports coaching or exercise as the course provides the opportunity to develop the required skills to obtain national governing body awards. Successful graduates may also wish to further their education by progressing to the top-up degree BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Exercise on a part-time or full-time basis at Teesside University. Career options are varied including coaching at various levels (dependent on additional governing body qualifications), from recreation to elite sports performance, and sports development in the public or private sectors.
Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.
Assessments are work related based on academic underpinnings and they are varied and timely to allow the greatest opportunity to succeed on this vocationally and academically challenging programme. They take the form of practical and written examinations, portfolios, essays, laboratory reports and verbal presentations.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Hartlepool College of Further Education|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Due to the course delivery location and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa.
|UCAS Tariff||40 - 48 points|
|Access to HE Diploma||Accredited Access to HE Diploma.|
40-48 tariff points from at least two A levels or equivalent. GCSE English, maths and science at grade C (or 4) or above, or equivalent. The entry criteria is based on your ability to succeed and can be demonstrated in a variety of ways including appropriate training through work. An enhanced DBS check is required for this programme. You are also required to find your own work practice. Due to the course delivery location and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6150||Year 1|