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Sport Performance and Exercise

University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College

UCAS Code: 2C44 | Foundation Degree - FD

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

2x D grades, one of which needs 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

Sports development

Push yourself to set a new personal best with our Sport Performance and Exercise Foundation Degree. This fantastic programme includes overseas opportunities in Sweden, Finland and Austria as well as the opportunity to acquire additional professional qualifications to boost your employability and further your career.

This course will provide you with the fundamental knowledge and skills required for a successful sports performance career by combining academic study with practical learning.

You will have the opportunity to develop competence in delivering practical activities to groups, running one-to-one sessions and analysing the performance of activities. You will have the opportunity to access funded performance work related learning in Spain in partnership with Bear Cricket as well as gaining real world practice using performance analysis software to code performance and provide feedback.

Upon enrolment you’ll gain a free Google Chromebook and gym membership. As if that’s not enough, leverage our partnership with STATS to access elite performance data. Develop a well-rounded sports knowledge as you learn about sport psychology, training and fitness, nutrition, injury rehabilitation, strength and conditioning and more.

Modules

Modules may include:

Level 4

Lifestyle Management
Professional Development
Psychology of Sport and Exercise
Alternative Physical Activity
Training and Fitness
Sports Analysis

Level 5

Strength and Conditioning for Exercise and Performance
Leadership and Management
Independent Study
Nutrition for Health and Performance
Work-related Learning
Injury Rehabilitation

Assessment methods

The assessment strategy for the course will consist of 50% coursework, 25% practical delivery and 25% 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, an academic poster, verbal exams, case studies and academic reports or essays.

Tuition fees

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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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