Leeds City College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
The new Foundation Degree in Sport Performance is a programme which has been developed in accordance with requirements of the sport performance industry.
The programme has been developed by a range of sport performance experts from areas such as; performance physiology, sport nutrition, sport and exercise psychology and strength and conditioning. The programme aims to provide you with a wealth of experience, knowledge and skills so you graduate as a multidisciplinary practitioner.
You will be required to complete a work placement as part of the work related learning module, as well as for required elements of the maximising performance and strength and conditioning modules. There may also be the opportunity to undertake some work placements overseas with our partners in Sweden, Finland and Austria. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable industry experience, networking opportunities and a chance to apply academic study in a professional environment.
Furthermore, you will receive encouragement from the programme team to gain experience, knowledge and skills in areas such as; sport performance nutrition, sport science support and strength and conditioning.
Year One - In the first year you will gain an overall understanding of the Sport sector: • Coaching Practice • Fundamentals of Training and Fitness • Professional Development • Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity • Sociology of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity • Sports Analysis.Year Two - In the second year you will gain the following Performance specific modules:
•Applied Strength and Conditioning
•Sport therapy and rehabilitation
•Work Related Learning
•Applied Maximising Performance / Sports Nutrition
The assessment process is an essential element of the programme design.
The assessment methods are varied to support and enhance the module design and structure.
The tasks and assessment criteria are clearly explained to the students in the module handbooks, with the tutors explaining the outcomes and methods to the students for clarity.
Formative feedback is integral to the teaching, learning and assessment strategy of the course.
Assessment methods used within the course include:
•Reflective Career Plan
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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.
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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
Leeds City College and it's various centres welcome students from across the EU and international students who are already residing in the UK. The College is not currently recruiting students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) whose immigration permission is for education only.
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£7,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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