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  • Qualification

    Foundation

  • Location

    Swansea Business Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This vocational programme prepares you for an exciting career within the Sport and Leisure industries.

Provision within this sector is becoming globally prominent both at community levels through to elite and professional sport. The work based learning emphasis of this pathway will open exciting opportunities for sports enthusiasts.

Course Overview

The general focus of this programme is to provide a flexible route of study which enables students to gain the vocational experience whilst developing a knowledge of sports management issues and concepts within the context of the wider leisure industry environment.

The key aim is to enable students, through work based learning, to develop the relevant skills and abilities to enable them to make an effective contribution in the private, public and voluntary sectors of the sports, leisure, events and health & fitness industries.

The employability agenda central to this programme will prepare students for future sports and recreation careers. Early career skills and knowledge will be developed through studying skill acquisition, coaching and instructing processes whilst introducing key theories and issues affecting the sports and leisure industries. The programme will be progressive, building on foundation modules students will develop basic management skills and knowledge through work based learning.

Key Features

UWTSD is Swansea’s Metropolitan University, and with a City Centre Campus and base at Swansea Leisure Centre it is without doubt an ideal location to study Sports Management. The vibrancy of Wind Street is a major attraction for students as well the success of Swansea City FC and the Osprey’s making this a dynamic premier league sporting City.

The programme is flexible so you can undertake part time or full time experiences in order to complete the internship. This allows students to gain additional placements in order to further develop their skills, breadth of experience and enhance their employability.

The University’s international perspective and integration with employers and professional associations guarantee relevant and current content. The wide range of extracurricular activities both subject related and social including a range of exciting field study trips will further enhance the student experience previous trips include visits to the Olympic Stadium in London including attending the dress rehearsal of the opening ceremony, tours of sporting venues including Ffos Las Race Course, Millennium Stadium, Celtic Manor and regular trips to the Swiss Alps.

Career Opportunities

The programme boasts a high employability rate for graduating students who are in work within six months of completing the degree, including;

  • Community Sports Development
  • National Sporting Organisations
  • Sports/Leisure Facilities Management
  • Leisure Attractions
  • Spa, Health & Fitness Management
  • Sports Media
  • Sports Coaching and PE teaching
  • Watersports Management and Adventure Sports
  • Other related industries (public and private services)

Examples of previous career success of students include Sports Development Officers, Watersports Managers, Leisure Centre Duty Officers, Leisure Centre Managers and PE teachers.

A significant number of students progress to the Degree Programme and some will undertake postgraduate studies.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,500per 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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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 32

University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

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