Become a great all-rounder and prepare for your career with this industry-focused sport coaching qualification.
Whether you currently work in sport and want to progress, or you plan to complete a sport-related university-level qualification to kick-start your career, then this course can help you realise your potential.
We will help you to hone and develop the practical and academic skills you’ll need to become the capable ‘all-rounder’ that the ever-changing sport industry demands. Whether you want to work in sport coaching, sport development or sport administration, we’ll help you towards reaching your goals.
Year 1 modules include:
- Coaching theory and practice
- Strength and conditioning
- Physiology of sport performance
- Foundations of sport psychology
- Introduction to research skills
- Inclusive sport and community and engagement
Year 2 modules include:
- Foundation of sports biomechanics
- Professional development placement
- Applied research project
- Applied skill learning
- Event management in sport
You can view the full Course Specification here.
How to apply for this course
Entry onto this course is via UCAS.
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- Institution code: N30
- UCAS code: CX69
Use the UCAS code above when applying through the UCAS website.
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Start: 28th September 2020
Fees / reductions:
Tuition fee: £8,250
The tuition fee is per year.
Various bursaries are available for some Higher Education courses.
Course code: C000211 / Q001230
Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching (Community and Performance) FdSc
You should have successfully completed GCSEs in English Language and maths at Grade 9 to 4/A* to C. Applicants must also have a minimum of 64 UCAS points from:
Other combinations of qualifications and experience will also be considered, as will Level 3 qualifications not currently listed on the UCAS tariff.
We would expect students to be working at (or to demonstrate competency at) Level 2 or above in English/literacy and maths/numeracy.
Experienced mature applicants with relevant professional experience and/or qualifications are welcome to apply.
Mature applicants with relevant professional experience and/or qualifications are welcome to apply.
We assess continually throughout the course including through assignments, research projects, reports and practical investigations.
Two second year modules include assessment by exam to help prepare you for further degree-level study.
As part of your course you will also need to complete a programme of work placement which we’ll help you to secure.
You could progress to the third year of the BSc (Hons) Coaching and Sport Science at Nottingham Trent University, our validating university.
Alternatively you could top-up to the third year of the BSc (Hons) Coaching and Sport Science at Nottingham Trent University, our validating university.
Alternatively you could top-up to a relevant degree at another university.
This qualification could also open up a wide range of careers within a sports coaching, sports development or administrative environment such as sports development officer, sports coach or sports management.
This course is validated by Nottingham Trent University.
Nottingham College has the highest student satisfaction rates of colleges in the East Midlands- 2018/19 National Student Survey