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Applied Sports Performance (Top up)

University Centre at Wakefield College

UCAS Code: CX6D | Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


HND (BTEC)

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Sports coaching

This course allows students who currently hold a foundation degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Applied Sports Performance or related discipline to complete further study to top up their qualification and obtain a full honours degree. The course combines work-based learning with academic study and focuses on meeting the knowledge and skills shortages of the industry. This course has excellent links with local sporting organisations and schools, so you can expect to develop the skills which employers really value. Students will develop important academic writing skills and the application of theory to practice; evaluate concepts and theories; the multidisciplinary nature of Applied Sports Performance. This provides a challenging, vocationally led curriculum, that uses work based knowledge and real life scenarios, allowing development of a range of transferable skills, abilities and competencies necessary for a successful career. Employability is a key theme of the programme and the team are currently working closely with a number of key providers for students to undertake voluntary work to complement their academic programme

Modules

What you will study * Advanced Conditioning and Coaching * Applied Sports Nutrition for Performance * Applied Physiology in Sports Performance and Coaching * Research Methods – Mini Project * Dissertation Your Course Structure Classroom: 40%; Practical: 30%; Work Placement: 30%

Assessment methods

You will learn through a mix of lectures, seminars, case studies, simulations/role play, work-based projects, self-directed study and research. Guest speakers and industry visits will enhance your learning and application of this into work-based situations. You will be expected to undertake 10 hours per week of self-directed study per module. You will also receive 1 hour per week of student support where you will receive pastoral and academic guidance and study skills.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,750
per year
EU
£6,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,750
per year
Scotland
£6,750
per year
Wales
£6,750
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Wakefield City Campus

Department:

Sports and Public Services

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