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Course summary

About this Course: The Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Sport Coaching is ideal for individuals who wish to further their career in the sport, fitness and exercise industry. You will develop both your practical and theoretical knowledge of coaching and fitness as well as covering contemporary units such as coaching active lifestyles, coaching for special populations and innovative and exclusive delivery. On this course you will have access to our excellent sports facilities which include: -A fully commercial, on-site sports centre (DVC Sports) -FIFA 2-star accredited 3G Astroturf pitch -Multisport cages -Full-Size grass football pitches -Sports hall -State-of-the-art fitness suite We use a wealth of sporting equipment and technology used by professional sports club including a sports GPS system, timing gates and various other technological equipment used to measure fitness and performance Modules Include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Gym Instruction
  • Coaching Active Lifestyles
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Psychology
  • Sports Coaching Foundation
  • Advanced Trainer
  • Coaching in Sport
  • Informed Research
  • Nutrition
  • Human Assessment
  • Special Populations
Progression: After completion of this course you will be able to progress to top-up your Foundation Degree into a full Bachelor’s Degree may be available in a number of specialist sport areas including:
  • Fitness, exercise and health science
  • Sports science, coaching and performance
  • Sports therapy or sports management
With further specialist study, other job opportunities may include; Sport or PE Teacher, Personal Trainer, Nutritionist, Sports Physiotherapist, or Primary School Teacher. Entry Requirements:
  • 48 UCAS Points
  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above or equivalent
  • A relevant Level 3 qualification
  • A clean and valid enhanced DBS check
If you do not meet these requirements please contact us as we are able to consider applicants with other qualifications, relevant experience or personal circumstances on an individual basis.


Developing academic and professional practice Research in sports development and coaching Sport coaching foundation Developing physical literacy Innovative and inclusive delivery Coaching active lifestyles Coaching for special populations Coaching science Scientific applications to coaching Modules may be subject to change

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North Notts College - Retford Campus
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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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England £6900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6900 Year 1
Scotland £6900 Year 1
Wales £6900 Year 1

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Sport Science at University Centre Rotherham - UCAS