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Sports Science, Fitness and Coaching (Solihull College and University Centre) BSc

Oxford Brookes University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Solihull College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

This programme is a level 6 programme aimed at enabling holders of foundation degrees or HigherNational Diploma qualifications in a relevant field to top-up their qualification to a Bachelor’s degree inSport Science, Fitness and Coaching. The programme will complement the knowledge and skillsacquired through the completion of sport science, fitness, and coaching-related Higher Educationqualifications, with a wider appreciation of employability and career progression. Learners will foster anunderstanding of the underpinning role that science plays in the sport, fitness, and coaching sectors. Inaddition, the programme comprises the development of fundamental expertise, skills, and behavioursessential for academic research and the broader aspects of working as a sports practitioner. Theprogramme aims to provide learners with significant Work-Based Learning opportunities by requiringlearners to regularly apply course content to industry and critically evaluate the application of the latestresearch in the sport and fitness environment.In addition, the programme is tailored to stimulate a greater level of understanding of the essentialvalues that contemporaneous research has on the continued professional development of sport, fitness,and coaching practitioners. An evidence-based approach to enquiry is a skill highly relevant to sportsscientists, coaches, and fitness professionals seeking to develop their understanding of the wider issuesthat shape their coaching and/or teaching practices. Moreover, the programme provides greaterknowledge and understanding of the multi-disciplinary approach that sport performance requires,enhancing future employability prospects.

Application deadline

15 January

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Oxford Brookes University

  • University League Table

    48th

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It's also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so that students can explore the UK.

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