Push yourself to set a new personal best with our Sport Performance and Exercise Foundation Degree. This fantastic programme includes overseas opportunities in Sweden, Finland and Austria as well as the opportunity to acquire additional professional qualifications to boost your employability and further your career. This course will provide you with the fundamental knowledge and skills required for a successful sports performance career by combining academic study with practical learning. You will have the opportunity to develop competence in delivering practical activities to groups, running one-to-one sessions and analysing the performance of activities. You will have the opportunity to access funded performance work related learning in Spain in partnership with Bear Cricket as well as gaining real world practice using performance analysis software to code performance and provide feedback. Upon enrolment you’ll gain a free Google Chromebook. As if that’s not enough, leverage our partnership with STATS to access elite performance data. Develop a well-rounded sports knowledge as you learn about sport psychology, training and fitness, nutrition, injury rehabilitation, strength and conditioning and more.
Modules may include: Year 1 (Level 4) Sports Analysis (20 credits) Lifestyle Management (20 credits) Psychology of Sport and Exercise (20 credits) Professional Development (20 credits) Alternative Physical Activity (20 credits) Training and Fitness (20 credits) Year 2 (Level 5) Work-related Learning (20 credits) Independent Study (20 credits) Leadership and Management (20 credits) Nutrition for Health and Performance (20 credits) Strength and Conditioning for Exercise and Performance (20 credits) Injury Rehabilitation (20 credits)
The assessment strategy for the course will consist of 50% coursework, 25% practical delivery and 25% presentations. Other assessment methods will be used throughout the course and will aim to develop your verbal and written communication skills, which are essential for future employment. These may include individual projects, an academic poster, verbal exams, case studies and academic reports or essays.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
University Centre Leeds welcomes applications from mature* applicants who may not have met the academic criteria, but who can demonstrate a wealth of experience in their chosen field. Candidates in this category and otherwise are likely to be interviewed to assess their suitability for the course and may be asked to provide a portfolio of evidence to support their application. *21 years and over at the start of the course.
English language requirements
English Language Grade C or above (grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) desirable. Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy are accepted in place of GCSEs. IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any component.
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Fees and funding
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