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Sport Science

University Centre Rotherham

UCAS Code: C600 | Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


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64

64 UCAS points from a Level 3 qualification e.g. BTEC or Access Diploma or equivalent, plus satisfactory references. Minimum of Level 2 English and Maths (GCSE grade C or above, Key Skills or Functional Skills) This course involves possible contact with children or other potentially vulnerable client groups and, therefore, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (formerly an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check) is a mandatory requirement for this course.

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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

**About this Course:**

The Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Sport Coaching is ideal for individuals who wish to further their career in the sport, fitness and exercise industry. You will develop both your practical and theoretical knowledge of coaching and fitness as well as covering contemporary units such as coaching active lifestyles, coaching for special populations and innovative and exclusive delivery.

On this course you will have access to our excellent sports facilities which include:
-A fully commercial, on-site sports centre (DVC Sports)

-FIFA 2-star accredited 3G Astroturf pitch

-Multisport cages

-Full-Size grass football pitches

-Sports hall

-State-of-the-art fitness suite

We use a wealth of sporting equipment and technology used by professional sports club including a sports GPS system, timing gates and various other technological equipment used to measure fitness and performance

**Modules Include:**
- Anatomy and Physiology

- Gym Instruction

- Coaching Active Lifestyles

- Personal and Professional Development

- Psychology

- Sports Coaching Foundation

- Advanced Trainer

- Coaching in Sport

- Informed Research

- Nutrition

- Human Assessment

- Special Populations

**Progression:**
After completion of this course you will be able to progress to top-up your Foundation Degree into a full Bachelor’s Degree may be available in a number of specialist sport areas including:
- Fitness, exercise and health science

- Sports science, coaching and performance

- Sports therapy or sports management

With further specialist study, other job opportunities may include; Sport or PE Teacher, Personal Trainer, Nutritionist, Sports Physiotherapist, or Primary School Teacher.

**Entry Requirements:**
- 48 UCAS Points

- GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above or equivalent

- A relevant Level 3 qualification

- A clean and valid enhanced DBS check

If you do not meet these requirements please contact us as we are able to consider applicants with other qualifications, relevant experience or personal circumstances on an individual basis.

Modules

Developing academic and professional practice
Research in sports development and coaching
Sport coaching foundation
Developing physical literacy
Innovative and inclusive delivery
Coaching active lifestyles
Coaching for special populations
Coaching science
Scientific applications to coaching

Modules may be subject to change

Tuition fees

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

England
£6,900
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,900
per year
Scotland
£6,900
per year
Wales
£6,900
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

North Notts College - Retford Post-16 Centre

Dearne Valley College

Department:

Sport and Fitness

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