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Sports and Physical Activity (Sports coaching) FdSc

Bradford College

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Bradford College University Centre offers a range of sport related programmes of study, choose from; the Foundation Degree in Sports and Physical Activity, the Foundation Degree in Physical Activity, Health & Well-Being, and the Top-Up Degree in Sport & Physical Activity. The School of Sport, Physical Activity and Health offers subject specialist guidance from an experienced and qualified academic staff, excellent facilities and a commitment to the student experience and outcome. Choose the School of Sport, Physical Activity and Health, Bradford College University Centre. This course is designed to meet the demand for qualified sports coaches and development officers in the emerging job market. It has been designed in consultation with some of the industry's leading professional bodies and employers including SkillsActive, Sports Coach UK, David Lloyd Leisure, Bradford Bulls and Leeds United Football Club. The course reflects the appropriate National Occupational Standards and Key Skills for the sector and is designed to foster life-long learning. Preparing you for a successful and enjoyable future in sport whilst offering flexibility and choice are the key features of a degree at Bradford College University Centre. Whether you see yourself as a physical education teacher, sports coach or health professional we are here to help you realise your potential. The FdSc Sports and Physical Activity programme will introduce you to a range of skills necessary for you to progress as a sports coach or P.E. teacher. You will explore the theory behind teaching and learning, the psychology of sports coaching and the pedagogy associated with the delivery of coaching and teaching sessions. The FdSc Physical Activity, Health & Well-Being programme is a great way for you to realise your aspirations of leisure management, client support and care or a move in to teaching. You will cover a range of physiological, nutritional and client based modules focusing on physical activity, leisure and healthy living. As a Foundation degree graduate in the field of sports coaching there are a number of job opportunities available to you including sports development and administration, sports coaching, teaching and instruction within a specific discipline, and sports management. Having completed your Foundation Degree you will be in a position to Top-Up your degree to a full BSc (Hons) Sport, Physical Activity qualification and/or potential entry to a two-year Top-up programme within Initial Teacher Education. The BSc programme will allow you to further explore your interest and conduct research in to your specialism and produce a final year dissertation. Students find this to be a great experience and opportunity to explore a specific subject with sport. Studying for a sport degree at Bradford College University Centre will allow you to participate in a work based placement of your choice, examine your teaching / coaching behaviours and reach your career aspirations. The UK sports industry is a multi-million pound industry with a wide range of opportunities to develop a career in teaching, coaching and /or instruction and we want to open the door for you. We look forward to welcoming you to the School of Sport, Physical Activity and Health.

Application deadline

15 January

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Bradford College

  • Campus address

    Bradford College, Great Horton Road, Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1AY, England

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