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Sport Science (Sports Coaching) FdSc

Grwp Llandrillo Menai

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Coleg Llandrillo - Rhos on Sea

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This course is suitable for learners who wish to pursue a career in Sport Science and/or Sports Coaching. This Foundation Degree is designed to develop your understanding of Sports Science and Sports Coaching through the analysis of principles, concepts and contemporary issues, by applying them in practical situations. Using a multidisciplinary approach to the field, you will gain knowledge of the different areas that can be applied to many different sporting situations to help you improve levels of sport performance.For every 10 credits, students should engage with around 100 notional hours of learning. This will be approximately 30% direct learning contact and 70% independent student learning.The course consists of the following modules:Year 1 (Level 4)Human Anatomy (10 credits, compulsory)Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology (20 credits, compulsory)Fundamentals of Sport Psychology (10 credits, compulsory)Fitness Assessment (10 credits, compulsory)Sports Nutrition and Performance (20 credits, compulsory)Principles of Coaching (20 credits, compulsory)Employability-based Learning 1 - Applying Theory in Practice (20 credits, compulsory)Research Methods and Study Skills (10 credits, compulsory)Year 2 (Level 5)Applied Physiology for Coaches (20 credits, compulsory)Biomechanics (10 credits, compulsory)Performance Analysis (10 credits, compulsory)Psychology of Coaching Practice (20 credits, compulsory)Strength and Conditioning (20 credits, compulsory)Employability-based Learning 2 - Professional Reflection and Personal Development (20 credits, compulsory)Research Methods (20 credits, compulsory)

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 8,300per year

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

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UCAS Points : 64

a minimum of 64 UCAS tariff points in main qualification, normally gaining a pass in at least one relevant A2 subject; or a BTEC National Certificate/Diploma (MP) or above, or an AVCE, GNVQ, International Baccalaureate, Welsh Baccalaureate, in a relevant subject; or a Pass in approved ACCESS; or NVQ/VRQ Level 3Equivalent international qualifications are acceptableEntry onto Level 5 will be considered on an individual basis in line with GLLM credit transfer policy.


University information

Grwp Llandrillo Menai

  • Campus address

    Coleg Llandrillo, Llandudno Road, Rhos-on-Sea, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, LL28 4HZ, Wales

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