This course will provide you with a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required to work in the sport, health and fitness industry as a qualified sports coach. The Foundation Degree is a University of Bedfordshire (UoB) Award.
You can progress on to a third year top-up course, delivered at the University of Bedfordshire, to achieve a BSc Sport degree. Utilising the knowledge gained from this course you could also go in to employment in the sports coaching, fitness, health and performance industries.
During this course you will study a range of topics, including: Year 1 •Employment in the Sports Industry •The Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology •Functional Anatomy and Physiology •Coaching for Participation Year 2 •Management and Supervision in the Sports Industry •Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Health •Exercise Physiology •Coaching for Development
Continuous assessment, practical assessment, coursework and presentations.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Bedford College|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
You will need:
At least 48 UCAS points (BTEC: Pass Merit Profile) from a Level 3 course (A-Level, Level 3 Diploma or BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in a relevant subject area) studied over a two year period.
GCSE grade A*-C or Level 2 equivalent in English and maths.
We welcome applications from mature students who will be considered individually on experience rather than qualifications.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualificationshttps://www.bedford.ac.uk/our-courses/subjects/sport-fitness/sport-science-coaching-foundation-degree-fdsc-levels-45
Fees and funding
|England||£6,000 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,000 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£6,000 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£6,000 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.