Sport, Fitness and Coaching (Q76) at Open University - UCAS

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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Sport, Fitness and Coaching (Q76)

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Course summary

If you’re an aspiring or practising leader of sport or fitness activities, this degree will develop your skills and understanding of sports science, training, coaching and leadership. It will enhance your awareness of your own role, increase your effectiveness at work and develop your communication and analytical skills – further boosting your career prospects. You’ll apply science and theory to practice, reflecting on case studies or real and potential work situations. Drawing on video, text and online materials, you’ll focus on the all-round physical and psychological needs of sports participants or exercise clients. Key features of the course

  • Offers flexible learning that fits around your sport, fitness and work commitments
  • Demonstrates a strong applied focus through the extensive use of audiovisual case studies
  • Uses innovative technology such as augmented reality to enhance your learning
  • Provides a preparatory step towards teaching physical education

Modules

This qualification has three stages, each comprising 120 credits. In Stage 1, you’ll study two modules that will introduce you to some of the key topics in sport and fitness. In Stage 2, you’ll study two modules that explore sport and exercise science and psychology. In Stage 3, you’ll study two modules that investigate psychological aspects of sport and fitness and a range of contemporary issues in sport and exercise.


How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

You don’t need experience of working in sport and fitness prior to starting this degree. However, you’ll find the modules and assignments much easier and more fulfilling if you can draw on employment (paid or unpaid) experience.


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £21816 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £20952 Whole course
Scotland £7128 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6954 Whole course
Wales £7872 Whole course
EU £22416 Whole course
International £22416 Whole course
Channel Islands £22416 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee information is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2025. Fees typically increase annually.
Sport, Fitness and Coaching (Q76) at Open University - UCAS