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Disability Sport Coaching and Development Foundation Degree

Liverpool John Moores University

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree - FD

  • Location

    Greenbank College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

LJMU is a recognised leader in the field of Sport Development and this foundation degree is a unique course offered in partnership with Greenbank College, a leading UK disability sport organisation. All teaching and learning activities are delivered at Greenbank College, which is located close to Sefton Park, not at LJMU.In recent years, the professionalisation and development of disability sport coaching has become a key component of government sport strategy. Coaching as a profession requires knowledge of what and how to coach and this degree will encourage you to apply theory to practice to enhance coaching performance.If you are passionate about disability sport and want a chance to help others achieve their sporting ambitions, a foundation degree in Disability Sport Coaching and Development could be the route for you. Current demand for appropriately qualified coaches is high across a variety of settings (coaching children; participants and athletes). To be a successful coach, you need to be self-confident with strong interpersonal skills and a sense of responsibility. You also need to have an in-depth knowledge of the coaching structures within sport.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 16,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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Subject specific requirements: Any subject but the student must show a strong interest in a career within the Sporting industryIs general studies acceptable? YesAre AS level awards acceptable? Yes

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University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally recognised university, with staff and students from over 100 countries across the world.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed place in high-quality, university-approved accommodation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 83 2

    9th out of 84 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    128 74%

    27th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    68th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    6th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    157 79%

    11th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    27th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    49th

    19

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