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University Centre Reaseheath

Adventure Sports and Coaching

UCAS Code: A1S6

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


A level

C,C-A*,A*

Successful Completion

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

MM-D*D*

Level 3 in a relevant subject such as Sport, Public Services or Adventure Sport

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

MPP-D*D*D*

Level 3 in a relevant subject such as Sport, Public Services or Adventure Sport

UCAS Tariff

64

Applications from Mature Students (21+) with relevant work experience, qualifications and academic aptitude will be considered on an individual basis

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

The Foundation Degree in Adventure Sports combines practical outdoor activities with academic theory to allow you to develop the skills and experience needed for a career in adventure sports. You will participate in practical sessions in a number of outdoor adventure activities including canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, climbing, sailing and mountain walking. These are supported by academic sessions in a range of subjects such as leadership and business skills, to help develop your knowledge and understanding of the adventure sports industry. The opportunity to participate in off-site visits and residential field trips, and pursue additional coaching qualifications in mountain leadership, climbing, paddlesports and sailing will greatly enhance your career choices and offer you progression in your chosen field.

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University Centre Reaseheath Website.

Assessment methods

Assessments are designed to encourage both academic skills and skills valued in the workplace. They include a combination of coursework and examinations. Coursework may take many forms including: essays, reports, data processing, presentations, academic posters, seminar discussions, interviews, critical reviews, portfolios of evidence and practical competency assessments. The examinations vary, depending on the nature of the module, but may take the form of multiple-choice papers, essays, practical assessments, data handling questions, short answer quizzes, and in class examinations. Assessment weighting varies depending on course and year of study. For more information please see our Course Information on our website.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£11,800
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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Course location:

University Centre Reaseheath

Department:

Adventure Sports

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