This exciting new Foundation Degree is both highly innovative and different to others available, even those in newly emerging esports field. Delivered using our leading esports facilities as well as the higher education and sport campus, students will have the opportunity to work with people with similar interests and aims in this new and exciting area of study. The programme builds on existing skills and supports the development of transferable skills related to esports, sport, health, physical activity, coaching and health. The programme has a focus on skills development and practical application of knowledge using our strong links and network of partnerships. The course is inter-disciplinary in nature meaning that students experience a range of learning and teaching methods, assessments and potential opportunities for further study and employment upon completion.
Year 1: Introduction to Academic Research Skills Principles & Practice of Self-development Fundamentals of Teaching & Coaching Psychology of Physical Activity Current Contexts of Physical Education and Esports Ethical Considerations in Esports Year 2: Advanced Academic Research Skills Employability, Enterprise and Creativity Sports Coaching Pedagogy Social & Contemporary Issues in Sport Enhancing Learning in Esports and Educational Settings Healthy Lifestyles & Wellbeing in Esports
Assessment will be varied and devised by teachers to best meet the needs of students and the course with most units assessed via coursework. Coursework assessments could take any form but are likely to include essay, reports, presentations, professional discussions, research, group activities as well as practical assessment, evaluation and reflection.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We are not currently accepting international applications
You will also be required to have a clear Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) and GCSE English Grade 4/C or above
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5995||Year 1|