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Leeds City College

Sports (Performance)

UCAS Code: 2C44

Foundation Degree - FD

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

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.

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

MM

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

MMP

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

The new Foundation Degree in Sport Performance is a programme which has been developed in accordance with requirements of the sport performance industry.

The programme has been developed by a range of sport performance experts from areas such as; performance physiology, sport nutrition, sport and exercise psychology and strength and conditioning. The programme aims to provide you with a wealth of experience, knowledge and skills so you graduate as a multidisciplinary practitioner.

You will be required to complete a work placement as part of the work related learning module, as well as for required elements of the maximising performance and strength and conditioning modules. There may also be the opportunity to undertake some work placements overseas with our partners in Sweden, Finland and Austria. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable industry experience, networking opportunities and a chance to apply academic study in a professional environment.

Furthermore, you will receive encouragement from the programme team to gain experience, knowledge and skills in areas such as; sport performance nutrition, sport science support and strength and conditioning.

Modules

Year One - In the first year you will gain an overall understanding of the Sport sector: • Coaching Practice • Fundamentals of Training and Fitness • Professional Development • Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity • Sociology of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity • Sports Analysis.Year Two - In the second year you will gain the following Performance specific modules:
•Applied Strength and Conditioning
•Sport therapy and rehabilitation
•Independent Study
•Work Related Learning
•Applied Maximising Performance / Sports Nutrition

Assessment methods

The assessment process is an essential element of the programme design.

The assessment methods are varied to support and enhance the module design and structure.

The tasks and assessment criteria are clearly explained to the students in the module handbooks, with the tutors explaining the outcomes and methods to the students for clarity.

Formative feedback is integral to the teaching, learning and assessment strategy of the course.

Assessment methods used within the course include:
•Case Study
•Interview Process
•Portfolio
•Practical
•Presentation
•Reflective Career Plan
•Report
•Written Assignment

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,950
per year
England
£7,950
per year
EU
£7,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,950
per year
Scotland
£7,950
per year
Wales
£7,950
per year

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