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Sport Performance and Coaching Foundation Certificate

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Certificate - Fd cert

  • Location

    CU Scarborough

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Overview

The foundation year course in Sport Performance & Coaching has been designed to prepare you for contemporary undergraduate sport courses.

On successful completion of this foundation year you will have the opportunity to progress to undergraduate study by completing one year of preparatory work, with the aim of building your confidence and developing your academic and professional skills.

As you progress through the programme you will have the opportunity to be at the cutting edge of sport performance knowledge and practice and should be well prepared for your next steps in sport education.

This exciting new course focuses on providing foundation level knowledge, skills and experience including introduction to anatomy and physiology, sport coaching, sport performance and academic and professional skills for sport.

Career prospects

The progression pathways envisaged after successful completion of the foundation year include (but are not exhaustive): Sport Coaching, Sport Development, Sport Performance, Strength & Conditioning, Sport & Exercise Science, Exercise, Health & Wellbeing, Sport, Physical Activity and Health & Sport Therapy.

The strength of the course lies in preparing students, who are looking for an alternative to a traditional university experience, for progression on to a related degree course within CU or at other institutions.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,900per 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 :

40 UCAS tariff points. All Foundation courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English, and at least one A2 level or a BTEC equivalent qualification.

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Currently more than 13,000 international and EU students study across the university’s UK campuses. 17,000 more study in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement with an international dimension via the international experience scheme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 84 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    149 74%

    17th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    58th

    35

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