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Dudley College

Sport Exercise and Wellness Management

UCAS Code: C603

Foundation Degree - FD

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

The Foundation Degree in Exercise and Wellness Management provides a contemporary curriculum, developing you with a skillset that prepares you for a range of careers in this rewarding and internationally developing field of study. The programme offers a new and vibrant area of academic exploration that has been designed in recognition of the needs of the industry, through consultation with key employers including exercise, fitness and wellness industry professionals.

The course focuses on the development of your skills and knowledge across disciplines in exercise and wellness to include: the understanding of the body from an exercise science perspective developing a functional knowledge in physiology and anatomy, exercise psychology, coaching and mentoring, corporate wellness, physical activity and nutrition, wellness industry from a global context, business management and entrepreneurial skills. The course aims to provide flexible learning opportunities to develop apply and reflect on the provision of wellness practices providing opportunities for you to advance a sound base of knowledge of the theories that underpin exercise and wellness management.

What you will study:
FdSci Exercise and Wellness Management Degree

Level 4 Semester 1:
Functional Anatomy and Physiology (15 credits)
Physical Activity, Exercise and nutrition(15 credits)
Foundations of Exercise and Wellness Management ( 30 credits)
WBL Reflective Professional Practice(30 credits)

Level 4 Semester 2:
Exercise Psychology(15 credits)
Innovative Exercise Environments(15 credits)
Foundations of Exercise and Wellness Management
WBL Professional Practice

Level 5 Semester 1:
Corporate Wellness Management(15 credits)
Operational Management(15 credits)
Exercise and Wellness Research Skills and Project(30 credits)
WBL Reflective Professional Practice(30 credits)

Level 5 Semester 2:
Strategic Community engagement(15 credits)
Exercise Training and Prescription(15 credits)
Exercise and Wellness Research Project and Project
WBL Reflective Professional Practice

Assessment
The foundation degree is a vocational course and therefore assessment methods will reflect this. A variety are used to assess learning including;
• Online discussion
• Individual and group presentations
• Case Studies
• Work placement reflective journal
• Business plans
• Essays and reports

On successful completion of the programme there are opportunities to progress onto a linked BSc (Hons) degree in Exercise and Wellness Management programme at University of Worcester.

The exercise and wellness sector is one of the largest and most diverse in terms of employment in the United Kingdom. The industry covers a wide range of areas with jobs such as health and fitness instructors, wellness lifestyle and coaches, wellness tourism managers, corporate wellness specialists, well-being personal trainers, and general management in venues such as fitness and wellbeing centres and spas for example.

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Course location:

Dudley College

Department:

Business & Management

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