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Rugby Coaching and Performance FdSc

University Centre Myerscough

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UCAS CODE: CX6D

Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

About the course

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. The course has been designed to provide students with the practical skills, academic knowledge and coaching expertise that will ultimately enable them to gain employment across the rugby industry. The course represents an ideal choice for anyone who wants to develop their knowledge of the rugby industry from both an academic and practical perspective. Providing unique opportunities for students, we aim to develop rugby performance through our outstanding talent development program, whilst also developing students’ academic abilities.

The course is closely linked with professional rugby clubs giving students opportunities to observe and work within the industry. Students will gain vital work experience on and off the field, equipping students for future employment within the rugby industry in the many roles which now exist in the modern game. The course is based on the contemporary needs of the rugby industry and encourages students to develop innovative modern ideas, underpinned by traditional values and practices.

We advocate a holistic approach, developing a mixture of essential skills for your future employment in the professional game. The course includes a range of rugby coaching modules delivered by elite professional rugby coaches, developing your knowledge of techniques, tactics, strategies, skill acquisition, whilst improving your own performance. Your knowledge of sports science will be advanced, giving you a foundation of knowledge for strength and conditioning, talent identification, and rehabilitation modules. Our outstanding equipment and facilities will provide you an opportunity to work with analysis equipment, software, cameras, timing gates, all under the guidance of outstanding professional rugby coaches.

Learning Environment:

Learning activities on the course are diverse, including lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical sessions and workshops.

Students are expected to undertake extensive independent study and research to support lectures, seminars and assessments. Group work and group presentations form an important part of the course. Students will have access to specialist IT hardware and software, an on-line learning environment and reference facility.

Assessment:

Students will complete a variety of assessments including delivery of practical coaching sessions, performance planning and analysis, essays, multimedia presentations, reports, multiple choice tests, presentations, group work and mini projects.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,700per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : CE

AS levels may be used to contribute to entry requirements but they are not sufficient for entry on their own.

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University information

University Centre Myerscough

  • Campus address

    Myerscough College, St Michael's Road, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 0RY, England

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