Gower College Swansea

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

Sports Development and Management

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Course summary

This course is subject to revalidation This course is for anyone who wants vocational experience while developing an extensive knowledge of sports management issues and concepts within the leisure industry. It will give you the relevant skills and abilities to work in the private, public or voluntary sector. You will also work towards coaching qualifications, a Level 2 gym instructor qualification and a safety steward qualification.

Course details


Year 1 (Level 4): • sports coaching • fitness and exercise industries • sports marketing • an introduction to sports development • managing sport organisations • research methods and professional development Year 2 (Level 5): • sports coaching and workforce management • stadia and sports facilities management • managing performance and elite sports environments • community sports development • sustainable employability and empowerment skills

Assessment method

Assessments include phased tests, reports, portfolios, practical activity, work logs, reflective writing and presentations.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeS85Q
Institution code G59
Campus nameTycoch campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Please contact the Gower College Swansea International Department at http://www.gcs.ac.uk/international or on +44 1792 284007.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
A level DE
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Access to HE Diploma Pass
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PP

Additional entry requirements


A DBS check may be required for the placement element of this course at an approximate cost of £44.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

There may be additional costs associated with this course i.e: A DBS check may be required for your placement which costs £40 Kit package approx. £60 •travel to and from college, or placement •photocopying, stationery and equipment costs (e.g. USB sticks) •printing and binding •gowns for graduation ceremonies * College Bursary - a bursary of £1000 can be received (criteria apply) see website for details Further information for England: http://www.direct.gov.uk, Further information for Northern, Ireland: http://www.studentfinanceni.co.uk, Further information for Scotland: http://www.saas.gov.uk, Further information for Wales: http://www.studentfinancewales.co.uk

Provider information

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Gower College Swansea
Tycoch Road

Clearing contact details

Enquiry Form
Clearing Contact Details

01792 284284

Additional information

Clearing line open Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm

Course contact details

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Bethan Hughes (Admissions)

01792 284098


01792 284400

Main Contact

01792 284000

Sports Development and Management at Gower College Swansea - UCAS