Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sport Development with Foundation Year

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Course summary

If you don’t have the required UCAS points to secure a place on the full degree programme, this integrated foundation year will enable you to transition onto our BA (Hons) Sport Development course, preparing you for academic life at university. As part of your foundation year, you’ll:

  • Study four sport-related modules -These will introduce you to the subjects included on each of our routes, from sport development and sport and exercise science to coaching and lifelong health
  • Study two additional modules that will help you develop the academic and study skills needed to successfully transition from school or the workplace to higher education
As part of your course, you’ll:
  • Learn how to provide opportunities for participation in sport for all sections of society and encourage people to lead healthier lives
  • Examine how issues such as racism, poverty and gender inequality impact on sport participation – and how as a future practitioner you can challenge these issues
  • Build your teamwork and management skills so you can lead on sporting projects to improve participation rates and attract investmentse.

Course details

Modules

Foundation Year Core Modules

  • Introduction to Applied Pedagogy
  • Introduction to Sport Development & Social Sciences
  • Developing Lifelong Health & Performance
  • The Sporting Environment
  • Introduction to Higher Education Study Skills
  • Introduction to Careers in Sport
Year 1 Core Modules:
  • Personal, Professional & Academic Development (PPAD)
  • Structure & Development of Sport
  • Sociology of Sport
  • Sport & Politics
  • Sport Operations Management
  • Physical Activity in the Community
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Community Sport Development
  • Employability in Sport Development
  • Project Management in Sport
  • Research Methods for Sport Development
  • Managing Sport Development
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list. Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Sport & Community Development
  • Strategic Management of Sport Development
  • Sport Development in Practice
  • Sport Development Final Year Project (Dissertation, Consultancy or Team Project)
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.


How to apply

Application codes

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:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £10500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Sport Development with Foundation Year at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS