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Physical Education and Sports Coaching

University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College

UCAS Code: C6T9 | Foundation Degree - FD

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

2xD grades one of which to be in a relevant subject.

Access to HE Diploma

M:24

A typical offer would be based on students achieving their Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits, 24 of which are to be at Merit in a relevant subject.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Maths Grade C or above (grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) desirable. Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MP

In a relevant subject.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

In a relevant subject.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Sport and exercise sciences

Be a good sport and develop your coaching skills with our Physical Education and Sports Coaching Foundation degree. This exciting programme includes a whole host of benefits including overseas opportunities in Sweden, Finland and Austria and the possibility to acquire additional specialist qualifications and gain paid work experience.

Do you dream of becoming a top-class coach or physical education teaching assistant? Develop your knowledge of the different elements of coaching and find out how you can support students and athletes alike as they reach their optimum performance. As if that’s not enough, upon enrolment you’ll get a free Google Chromebook and gym membership.

Strengthen your sporting knowledge as you explore the sociology of sport as well as the psychology of sport and physical education. You will also learn about sports analysis. In your second year, you’ll develop your coaching ability as you learn more about practical leadership and management and professional coaching principles and practice.

Benefit from our excellent coaching and physical education industry links to get real coaching experience and insight into the coaching and physical education industries. Our exclusive partnership with STATS will also give you access to elite performance data.

Modules

Modules may include:

Level 4
Coaching Practice
Professional Development
Psychology of Sport and Physical Education
Outdoor Education
Sociology of Sport and P.E.
Sports Analysis

Level 5
Pedagogical Principles of Coaching
Leadership and Management
Independent Study
Work-related Learning
Professional Practice
Planning for Optimal Performance

Assessment methods

The assessment strategy consists of 50% coursework, 20% practical delivery and 30% presentations. Other assessment methods will be used throughout the course and will aim to develop your verbal and written communication skills, which are essential for future employment. These may include individual projects, academic posters, verbal exams, essays or academic reports.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£8,110
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,110
per year
Scotland
£8,110
per year
Wales
£8,110
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University Centre

Department:

University Centre

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