Sport, Coaching and Exercise Science Bath College


Awarded by: University of Gloucestershire

[Bath College in association with University of Gloucestershire - subject to approval and validation]

Course Overview

This new HE sport programme is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue or develop their knowledge and understanding across a range of sporting topics. Combining a range of vocational and employability-based skills, learners will study key topic areas including Nutrition, Sport Psychology, Coaching and Fitness Training
The Sport, Coaching & Exercise Science Foundation Degree course combines practical instruction with academic interactive teaching, including a varied range of assessment methods and is ideally suited to either those graduating from Level 3 or A-level courses or those looking for a lifestyle change with experience or keen interests in a sports career.
This programme also offers access to a range of industry specific qualifications at reduced prices for those students wishing to develop specialisms and develop their vocational skills (such as Personal Training and Sports Massage Therapy)

What topics are covered?

The main areas of study on the Foundation Degree programme are within the following disciplines:

  • Sports Coaching

  • Nutrition for Sports Performers

  • Training & Fitness

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • Work Experience and Industry Placements

Learning and developing the fundamental skills of research is critical to any Higher Education programme and is included as a core unit. Every opportunity will be given to embed and apply these core skills in all units culminating in a final year research project within a chosen discipline of your choice.
The units of study offer a contemporary balance covering the full range of Sport, Coaching & Exercise Science subject areas. Opportunities for additional industry validated qualifications will also be made available during your programme.

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    2 years

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 code SCES
Institution code B21
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points All applicants must have a minimum of grade C/4 in GCSE English Language and maths.
A level CDD C must be in a subject specific area.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) DM

Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

International applicants must have an IELTS score of a minimum of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each part.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.