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Newcastle College University Centre

Physical Education and Coaching

UCAS Code: CX61

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

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OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

MM

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

MPP

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

MM

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

MPP

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

If you are passionate about sports coaching or teaching and are looking to further your knowledge in this field, then the new Foundation Degree in Physical Education and Sports Coaching will help set you up for a rewarding career. This Foundation Degree will develop your understanding of contemporary coaching and teaching practice. You will be based in the recently developed 18 million pound Newcastle Eagles Arena for both your practical and theory lessons. Our teaching staff all have a range of industry experience, having worked in the sport sector for a number of years. As part of your Foundation Degree, you will have the chance to gain valuable work experience through a work placement with organisations such as Newcastle United Foundation, Newcastle Eagles and Newcastle Falcons. Throughout your course you will be given the opportunity to expand and develop on industry relevant assessments, which will give you an insight into today’s sport and education sector. The education element of this foundation degree aims to develop you both theoretically and practically to enter the education industry with sound knowledge of how to analyse and adapt the current national curriculum for physical education. You will develop your own teaching philosophy and embed this within your teaching practice. By the end of the programme it is hoped you will be confident to differentiate and adapt both practically and theoretically for a range of learning abilities. As part of our work ready guarantee you will have the opportunity to undertake placement opportunities in a range of organisations including: Tyne & Wear Sport, Newcastle United Foundation, Newcastle Eagles, Newcastle Falcons and the Lawn Tennis Association. You will also be given the opportunity to complete certified coaching qualifications through numerous National Governing Bodies. Previous qualifications include: Level 1 basketball, Level 1 volleyball, Level 1 football, Emergency First Aid, Safeguarding and Coaching Participants with Disabilities. Academic progression is available through one of our one-year BSc (Hons) Physical Education and Sports Coaching (Top-Up) degrees. You could also pursue a career in teaching and progress to study onto a Masters or PGCE qualification once your fully complete the BSc (top-up). Career pathways range from PE teachers, sports coaches and teaching assistants. Opportunities for employment exist within a range of schools and sport organisations specialising in youth and disability sport. Previous graduates have progressed to work as, community sports coaches, SEN teachers and primary school teachers.

Modules

Year One: Academic Study Skills, Personal Development, Foundations of Sports Coaching, Introduction to Sport and Exercise, Fundamentals of Growth Development and Maturation, Introduction to Physical Education and Youth Sport Development, Work Related Learning, Research Practice for Sports Educators, Community Sports Coaching and Development. Year Two: Professional Development, Work Based Learning, Professional Practice in Physical Education and Youth Sport Development, Applied Sports Coaching and Development, Differentiation in Disability Sport and the Curriculum. Applied Research Practice for Sport Coaches. Optional Modules include: Performance Analysis or Leadership in the Outdoors.

Assessment methods

You will develop relevant clinical skills underpinned with theoretical knowledge in order to prepare you for entering the sport sector. Learning takes place in classrooms, lecture theatres, strength and conditioning suites and the Newcastle Eagles Arena practical spaces. You will also participate in lectures, group work and self-directed study. You will be given opportunities to present group work to your peers developing skills in public speaking and increasing self-confidence. You will learn through a variety of teaching and learning methods including written practical assignments, work-based projects, presentations, peer work and independent study.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
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EU
£9,000
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Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

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Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Sport and Uniform Services

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