Foundation Degree Sports Studies

West Herts College
In Watford (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Foundation degree
  • Watford (England)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description


Suitable for: Individuals wishing to pursue a career within the sport and leisure industry or wishing to further their studies within this field.

Important information

Requirements: A minimum of a pass in at least 1 subject at BTEC National/AVCE/A-levels (60 UCAS points + English, Maths & Science at GCSE grade C and above), we also welcome applications from mature learners with relevant experience

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location

Watford
Langley Road, WD17 4YH , Hertfordshire, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Sports Science
Sports Studies

Course programme

Course suitability

Individuals wishing to pursue a career within the sport and leisure industry or wishing to further their studies within this field.  

Entry qualifications

A minimum of a pass in at least 1 subject at BTEC National/AVCE/A-levels (60 UCAS points + English, Maths & Science at GCSE grade C and above), we also welcome applications from mature learners with relevant experience 

Information about the course

The Foundation Degree is offered in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire and covers a diverse range of sport studies units with three main themes - Sports Management, Fitness Development & Sports Coaching.

Course content

Physiology & Movement Analysis

Social Aspects of Sports Exercise

Study Skills for Higher Education

Introduction to Sports Coaching

Fundamentals of Sports Development

Practical Aspects of Sports Science

Sports Industry Management

Sports Marketing and Event Promotion

Applied Sports Management

Applications of Sports Science Support

Applied Research Techniques for Sports Studies

Industrial Placement / Work based learning

Sociocultural Dynamics of Sports & Exercise

Developing Sports Coaching

Sport, Health & Exercise Issues

Additionality

Additional Qualifications - There will be opportunities for students to undertake a range of coaching qualifications which will supplement the Sport Coaching aspect of the course.

Assessment

Exam

Continuous Assessment

Progression

Further Study:

Progression to Honours Degree at University of Hertfordshire

Possible Careers:

Employment within the Sport and Leisure Industry

 

Additional information

Payment options: Year 1: Students are liable for tuition fees of £3070 to the University of Hertfordshire. A Consortium College Award of £1500 is payable to every student in two separate payments of £750 dependent on the student's attendance on their chosen course. This can be used for an early payback of tuition fees.