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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location


  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

The Higher National Certificate in Professional Golf is delivered from our Elmwood Campus that boasts its own 18 hole parkland golf course, full driving range with indoor and outdoor bays, analysis suite, short-game area and practice green. The golf course itself is now over 20 years old and the clubhouse is home to two golfing societies. Located in North East Fife just a short drive from St Andrews means it is the ideal location to study for a career in the golf industry.The HNC Professional Golf programme aims to develop the key skills and competencies needed for employment in the industry or progression to degree level study.You will study coaching methods and practices as well as the scientific principles of skill acquisition, physiology and fitness training for golf. You will gain the skills and knowledge to work with beginners and improvers in golf and how to develop performance through individual and group session delivery.This will be underpinned by knowledge of golf facility operations and the importance of fostering a strong customer focus along with basic business awareness. Your learning will foster the development or strong academic skills facilitating progression to higher level study.Graduates from the HNC have progressed the the HND Professional Golf course at SRUC, alternatively to other universities in Scotland and the United States or have pursued careers as teaching professionals, retail, club-fitting, tourism, or in management with many of them now working in internationally acclaimed golf clubs and facilities.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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

University information

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

  • Campus address

    SRUC Scotland's Rural College, SRUC Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH9 3JG, Scotland

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