East Sussex College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Course information The course involves a variety of theory and practical sessions including lectures, discussions, group work, seminars and visiting speakers. You will benefit from our partnerships and contacts with Schools, Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club, Active Sussex and Sports Development organisations in Eastbourne and East Sussex. During the first and second year, you will undertake a period of work experience in a sport development and coaching-related environment. The following are typical examples of placements: Brighton and Hove Albion Football in the Community, Eastbourne and Brighton Youth Development Services (Please see HE Prospectus) and Sussex Beacon ½ marathon. This course is vocationally orientated and meets the needs of students interested in a career in sport coaching, development and teaching. There is a complementary relationship between the two main areas of study: Sports development is concerned with the provision of sporting opportunities and encouraging people to participate. Sport coaching is the vehicle for the sport development process. Students have the opportunity to take part in and organise sporting events and actively participate in coaching others. The course consists of a mixture of theory and practical lessons, with numerous opportunities for students to apply and develop the skills and techniques required in the workplace. This course aims to develop excellent coaches who innovate, inspire and make a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of their participants. The Foundation Degree is a two-year, full-time course, graduating at level 5 equivalent to the second year of a traditional university degree. WHAT WILL YOU STUDY? • Sports Coaching/Process • Anatomy and Physiology for Sport • Sports Development • Nutrition for Sport Performance • Fitness & Training • Applied Sport Development • Analysing Sport performance • Coaching Children in Sport • Event Management • Research Methods The FdA Sports Coaching and Development is designed to provide those students with a strong vocational aspiration to develop a career in the sports coaching industry and includes the opportunity to study for a professional educational qualiﬁcation. Sports coaching is highly diverse with a wide range of age groups, abilities, sports activities and social-economic environments and this course aims to provide the education, skills and knowledge to allow each student to progress into the area of their choice. WHAT CAN YOU DO AFTER THIS COURSE? You will achieve a Foundation Degree (FdA) in Sport Coaching and Development, a level 5 qualiﬁcation, validated by the University of Brighton. Students can progress to an honours degree or seek employment in the ﬁeld of Sport Coaching or Sport Development.
• Sports Coaching/Process • Anatomy and Physiology for Sport • Sports Development • Nutrition for Sport Performance • Fitness & Training • Applied Sport Development • Analysing Sport performance • Coaching Children in Sport • Event Management • Research Methods
You will be assessed through your use of portfolios, written assignments, presentations and written exams.
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How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
120 CAT point required for entry to Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||50 points||At least 50 UCAS points from a Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject, plus a successful interview will secure you a place on the course.|
|A level||50 UCAS points from A Levels in relevant subjects|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||At least 50 UCAS points from a Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject, plus a successful interview will secure you a place on the course.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Satisfactory completion of an Access to HE course|
If you are a mature student aged 25 or over and fall below the entry requirements, evidence of prior learning with an appropriate portfolio of work or relevant industry experience will be considered.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7500||Year 1|