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  • Qualification

    HND - Higher National Diploma

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Please note that due to COVID-19, this course will initially be delivered via a blended learning approach, which may include face-to-face learning in the classroom, remote learning off-campus and digital learning. When delivery is taking place on-campus, there will be reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place.

This is a well established and popular course designed to provide a foundation for anyone wishing to enter the field of sports coaching and sports development. The course is designed to prepare students for entry into employment within the sports coaching & Sports development industry or onto Further study at university.

The College has close links with local councils and voluntary based sporting organisations throughout Forth Valley and many students complete their coaching placement hours within these organisations.

Career Paths

Career opportunities available in both public and private sectors in:

  • Sports Coaching
  • Sports Development
  • Sports and leisure facilities management


On successful completion of this HND course students may progress onto a related degree programme.

Forth Valley College has formal articulation links in place for entry into year 3 of the following degree programmes:

  • BSC (Hons) Sports & Exercise Science Suite (all routes except Exercise Physiology - not available for year 3 entry) - Edinburgh Napier University
  • BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching - University of the West of Scotland
  • BA (Hons) Sport Coaching and Development - University of the West of Scotland
  • BSc (Hons) Sport Development - University of the West of Scotland
  • BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise - Abertay University
  • BSc (Hons) Sport, Fitness and Coaching (Q76): Coaching Pathway and Exercise: Open University

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 6,000per year

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

University information

Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education

  • Campus address

    Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education, Grangemouth Road, Falkirk, Falkirk, FK2 9AD, Scotland

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