University of Wales Trinity Saint David has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This vocational programme prepares you for an exciting career within the Sport, recreational, entertainment and leisure industries. Provision within this sector is becoming globally prominent both at community levels through to elite and professional sport. The international and vocational focus of this programme will open exciting opportunities for sports enthusiasts.
Level 4/ Year 1 Provides an introduction to key issues and the vital underpinning skills for sport and leisure industries, this is complemented by the study of core business disciplines in leadership and marketing. Students will undertake active community engagement within an organisation in order to further develop their practical industry skills and apply theory in a vocational context. Current students regularly coach and plan events for local primary and secondary schools. Level 5 / Year 2 An applied internship is integral to year 2 and ensures that all students have the opportunity to develop industry skills and experience vital for sustainable employment. Past students have gained a placement with the WRU, FAW, Liberty Stadium, National Pool, Virgin Active and many other local, regional and international providers. In preparation academic modules focus on developing managerial, interpersonal and leadership skills which are central to the sports management industry.
The programme will be assessed through a structured mix of assessments which will include assignments, essays, coaching sessions, practical sports leadership assessments, management reports, exams, debates, industry presentations and field study work as well as development records, reviews, dvd’s and blogs. Assessments will also aim to support the development in managing ICT, communication and numeracy skills for industry, and key skills development notably task management, problem solving, team work, personal development and leadership.
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!
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|Campus name||Swansea Business Campus|
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
In choosing to study at university you are making a considerable investment in your future and it is a decision that we take seriously. We will make every effort to ensure that your experience as a student here will help you to develop your potential to the full. We will provide you with sound academic knowledge, but we also believe that the rich diversity of cultural and social experiences that you will have as a student here will help you develop a range of personal and professional qualities as we believe that these are both equally important considerations when choosing a university.
|UCAS Tariff||32 points||Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience will be considered as well as your qualifications.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|