Grwp Llandrillo Menai

FdSc Sport Science (Outdoor Recreation) Grwp Llandrillo Menai Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Bangor University (Prifysgol Bangor)


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Course summary

Are you looking to develop a career in the outdoor industry? Do you wish to learn personal, practical and coaching skills? You may also be looking for an alternative route into Higher Education. The course attracts a wide range of individuals from academic and vocational backgrounds who wish to develop industry skills in the area.

This course will give you the opportunity to gain an academic qualification whilst also working towards nationally recognised competency and coaching qualifications in outdoor sports such as kayaking and sailing, which will broaden your knowledge and increase your chances of employment.

The course is aimed at anyone with an interest in the outdoors and will prepare you for a range of careers in the outdoor, leisure, countryside and tourism industries. We will build up your knowledge and skills, providing specialised studies which are directly relevant to your current workplace or for those seeking a change in career to work in the outdoor recreation sector.

For every 10 credits, students should engage with around 100 notional hours of learning. This will be approximately 30% direct learning contact and 70% independent student learning.

Course details

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

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!

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points A minimum of 64 UCAS tariff points in main qualification, normally gaining at least one relevant A2 subject; or a BTEC National Certificate/Diploma (MP) or above, or an AVCE, GNVQ, International Baccalaureate, Welsh Baccalaureate, in a relevant subject; or a Pass in approved ACCESS; or NVQ/VRQ Level 3

Welsh or English with equivalent GCSE grade C, or above

Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable

Entry onto Level 5 will be considered on an individual basis in line with GLLM credit transfer policy

For individuals with no formal qualifications, or have not reached the required UCAS points, offer will be based on but not exclusive to:

A personal statement or CV, assessment at interview, performance in tasks set specifically for admission purposes, relevant work experience and employment references
Satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance is required for all learners prior to undertaking the employability modules.

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Additional entry requirements


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £8,300 Year 1
EU £8,300 Year 1
International £8,300 Year 1
England £8,300 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,300 Year 1
Scotland £8,300 Year 1
Wales £8,300 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Provider information

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Grwp Llandrillo Menai
Llandudno Road
Colwyn Bay
LL28 4HZ

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01492 542338