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Sports Coaching: Community and Performance FdSc

Nottingham College

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    NTU Clifton Sports Village

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**Become a great all-rounder and prepare for your career with this industry-focused sports coaching qualification, awarded by our chief university partner: Nottingham Trent University.****About the course**Whether you currently work in sport and want to progress, or you plan to complete a sports-related qualification to kick-start your career, then this course can help you realise your potential. We will help you to hone and develop the practical and academic skills you'll need to become the capable 'all-rounder' that the ever-changing sports and leisure industries demand. Whether you want to work in sports coaching, sports development or sports administration, we'll help you towards reaching your goals. Back of the net!**Campus**Because of our special relationship with Nottingham Trent University (NTU), this course is based at NTUs Clifton Campus Sports Village, sited in a parkland setting just four miles from Nottingham City Centre. There are excellent public transport links with the City Centre and all other parts of Greater Nottingham. **Year 1 modules include**-Coaching Theory and Practice-Strength and Conditioning-Physiology of Sport Performance-Foundations of Sport Psychology-Introduction to Research Skills-Inclusive Sport and Community and Engagement **Year 2 modules include**-Foundations of Sports Biomechanics-Professional Development Placement-Applied Research Project-Applied Skill Learning-Event Management **Assessment** We assess continually throughout the course including through assignments, research projects, reports and practical investigations. Two second-year modules include assessment by examination to help prepare you for further degree-level study. As part of your course, you will also need to complete a programme of work placement which we will help you to secure.**Bursaries**We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2022-23 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - - for more information.**Your career and progression**You could progress to the third year of the BSc (Hons) Coaching and Sport Science at Nottingham Trent University, our validating university. Alternatively, you could top-up to a relevant degree at another university of your choice.This qualification could also open up a wide range of careers within a sports coaching, sports development or administrative environment such as sports development officer, sports coach, fitness instructor or sports management.

Application deadline

25 January

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UCAS Points : 64

Applicants meeting our minimum entry requirements will be invited to an informal interview.


University information

Nottingham College

  • Campus address

    New College Nottingham, City Campus, The Adams Building, Stoney Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1NG, England

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