Foundation Degree (FdSc) Sports Coaching Awarded by UCLan

11023L1 | Leigh College
Start Date | 10/09/2018
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

The Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching provides undergraduates with the practical and theoretical skills to build a career in coaching at various levels and in a range of jobs in the sports industry. Students will be equipped and prepared for employment within the rapidly growing sports industry. During the programme students will also undertake a professional work placement to enhance employability prospects and confidence.

What will I study?

This course includes units covering: an Introduction to Sports and Exercise Psychology, Coaching Toolkit, Personal Vocational Development for Sport; Sports Events, Developing Physical Activity, Club and Volunteer Development, Essentials of Training and Conditioning, The Reflective Coach, Work Placement-you will also undertake a Professional Work Placement. Research project, Talent ID and Pathways and Analysing & Improving Performance.

How long is the course?

Two academic years.

How will I be assessed?

The Foundation Degree programme is assessed through a variety of methods such as written assignments, course work, examination and practical delivery.

What qualifications do I need?

64 UCAS Tariff Points. Students must also possess a Grade C or above in English at GCSE or equivalent. Mature students with experience, a portfolio of work and employer references will be considered.

What can I progress onto?

Previous students have progressed into positions such as teaching, Sports Development Officers or Sports Analysts. Students have also gone onto achieve first class honours degrees and PhDs within the subject. Successful students will be able to progress o

Other Information

Undergraduates have the opportunity to understand the theoretical concepts needed to deliver coaching sessions and analyse sport performance. Students will have the opportunity to network with local employers from the sporting industry and undertake a valuable work placement within a sport setting. Students will be taught by qualified industry professionals. Current tutors have played for Salford Red Devils and Wigan Athletic and Crewe Alexandra.

Course Fees

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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