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Postgraduate Certificate Personal Development in Sport

University of South Wales

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Glyntaff Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 10-JAN-22, 26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our course will provide an innovative curriculum which covers aspects of elite performers (athletes / players / coaches / support staff etc) transitions, career development and communication skills for elite sports people pre and post career. An increased emphasis in today’s elite sport environment is the required support that athletes / players / coaches / support staff need in relation to personal and career development, that compliments other performance services received.

Those in the industry require an understanding of the impact personal development can have on enhancing performance and preparing individuals for life during participation and subsequent discontinuation from the sport.

The integration of theory and practice is delivered by experts in the field of Personal Development in Sport, the course offers access to rarely-shared knowledge, and will enhance your employability and professional development.

We intend to deliver our courses in a blended format; with a proportion of the teaching and learning being delivered digitally, and where it is safe to do so, some teaching and learning being delivered in person and using social distancing and/or mitigating measures as deemed appropriate in line with government guidance.

Assessment

Each module will have 1 piece of coursework equivalent to 6000 words either a Case Study or Portfolio depending on module. These have been chosen to ensure that you develop a number of different skills to be able to utilise in the industry

Careers

This courses is aimed at students with an interest or working in Personal Development in Sport. This course will provide an innovative curriculum which covers aspects of elite athlete transitions, career development and communication skills for elite sports people pre, during and post career. An increased emphasis in today’s elite sport environment is the required support that athletes / coaches / support staff need in relation to personal and career development, that compliments other performance services received.

The Postgraduate Certificate Personal Development in Sport provides advanced skills and knowledge which prepares students to excel in the following roles:

  • Performance Directors
  • Academy Directors
  • Personal Development Officers
  • Athlete Lifestyle Officers
  • Player Liaison Officers
  • Player Welfare Officers
  • Player Care Officers

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

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