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Sport Development and Coaching FdA

Plymouth Marjon University

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The Sport Development and Coaching foundation degree is a two year course designed with employers from the sports industry. After the course, you may further your studies into a third year to achieve a full Honours degree. The course covers academic study and workplace learning to support your employability. This is the ideal course for those who want to learn how sport can be used to inspire young people to develop communities from grassroots all the way up to elite athletes.**Why this course at Marjon?**Excellent preparation to continue onto a progression course and achieve a full Honours degree.Enthusiastic lecturing team with extensive experience in the field.The course considers talent development, elite sport, sport coaching, international sport, education, sports policy, inclusive sport and using the power of sport for social good.Varied work-based learning, including coaching young people, managing sports events, industry placements and delivering sports programmes.**What might I become?**This course is for those considering careers in the sports industry, working in the public, commercial or voluntary sectors. To teach PE you would undertake a one year progression course to BA (Hons) level and then a one year PGCE course or equivalent.**Find out more at Open Day**Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Sport Development and Coaching at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and look around our world class Sport & Health Centre. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies.Book on to an Open Day at:**Why study at Marjon?**• Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).• High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*.• 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019.*Rankings published 23 September 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates. Based on National Student Survey 2018

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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

University information

Plymouth Marjon University

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  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 86

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    122 58%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%



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