Course Aims and Learning Outcomes This course is designed to give students the opportunity to: • Make effective use of knowledge and understanding of the disciplines within the sports industry. • Demonstrate a broad range of academic and professional skills to be successful within Higher Education. • Review the application of the social and cultural meanings attached to sport and their impact on participation and regulation. • Employ strategic and development planning skills in reflecting, understanding and addressing growth for academic and professional development. What students will learn: Knowledge • Demonstrate the core academic and personal skills to be successful at Higher Education. • Develop a foundation of subject knowledge within the sports industry. • Explain the key roles, responsibilities and professional requirements within the sports industry. Thinking skills • Plan and strategise to enrich personal, professional and academic development. • Self-Reflect on skills and qualities to enhance academic and professional development • Apply and utilise theory, concepts and information to support academic and subject specific context. Subject-Based Practical skills • Demonstrate the required roles, responsibilities and behaviours within academic studies and the professional industry. • Apply appropriate use of sources, tools and processes to evidence the development of academic and professional skills and knowledge. Skills for life and work (general skills) • Apply reflective processes to assess quality of academic work and performance. • Work effectively individually and in groups when undertaking projects and tasks. • Establish positive relationships, behaviours and leadership skills within academic studies and the professional industry. Learning and Teaching Students will be introduced to the module content relating to subject knowledge and academic skills required to study efficiently and confidently within Higher Education. Learning will occur predominantly via face to face delivery, requiring students to engage in taught lectures and seminars. These sessions will involve individual and group tasks, project work and knowledge based activities and will require students to take responsibility for their own learning. There are opportunities to enhance application of knowledge and skills in practical-based activities, in addition to using virtual learning environments. To support academic development, students will apply reflective theories / processes to assess academic performance and professional skills in order to be successful within their field. This will be sustained by incorporating evidence based activities, action planning and research projects for students to demonstrate progress and action further development. Formative feedback and support will be accessible to the students within taught activities and assessments to enhance academic and professional development
Foundation Year (Level 0) Skills for Learning; Mental Wealth; Research Project; Contemporary Issues in Sport; Theory of Coaching (Sports); Managing Football Operations and People (Business); Foundation and Media Practice (Media); Principles of Sports Coaching (Sports); Introduction to Business and Management (Business); Media Law and Application (Media). Year 1 (Level 4) Fundamentals of Sports Coaching; Introduction to Scientific Coaching Principles; Industry Competencies (Mental Wealth); Coaching in Education and the Community; Skill Acquisition for Sports Coaching; Foundations of the Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Performance. Year 2 (Level 5) Talent Development and Scouting; Strength and Conditioning: From Theory to Practice; Industry Readiness (Mental Wealth); Research Methods; Coaching in Education Settings; Applied Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology. Year 3 (Level 6) High Performance Coaching; Applied Coaching Science; Professional Project; Industry Engagement (Mental Wealth); Performance Analysis
A range of assessment types are used across the course, as appropriate to each module. Assessment is predominantly continuous, employing items that will include academic essays, reports, presentations, portfolios, reflective writing as well as practical assessments. Applied assessment tasks are used as far as possible to enable students to link theory with practice, thereby assessing knowledge and understanding alongside subject-specific skills and key skills.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
Our access to an International Licence is currently being reviewed. This means we are unable to accept applications for anyone who requires a student visa to study in the UK as we cannot issue Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS). If you are still unsure whether you would need a visa to study in the UK, or for more information, please contact [email protected]
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||A minimum score of 5.5 in each of the four elements - Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing|
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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