East Riding College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This qualification is for students with an interest in competitive sport, exercise and coaching for recreation and health. The course allows students to develop their knowledge through a large spectrum of exercise, science, fitness and coaching-based modules aiming to demonstrate how the applied nature of sports and science can influence performance and fitness.
The course is comprised of lectures, seminars, practicals, speakers and group work maximising the development of students personal skills. Learners who complete the foundation degree at East Riding College will have the option of continuing their academic development by progressing on to the BSc (Top-Up) in Sports Coaching and Health Sciences..
The course has a requirement of 240 credits equally divided between twelve 20-credit modules.
Examples of modules studied on the course include:
Research methods and study skills
Anatomy, physiology and kinesiology for sports performance
Introdction to sports coaching
The aetiology, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries in sport
Health and fitness assessments
Sports coaching pedagogy
Sport and exercise massage
Applied fitness and training
Nutritional strategies for sports performance
Advanced professional practice (work-based learning)
Assessment for modules varies dependant on the content and may include written assignments, presentations, personal reflections, practical observations, examinations and others.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
48 UCAS points from advanced level studies
Access to Higher Education or other relevant level three qualification
Applications from mature students will be viewed on an application by application basis and will be judged on their own merit considering their previous sporting experiences, vocational history and current positions.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6,995||Year 1|