BSc Honours

Sports Coaching and Performance Science - Foundation Degree

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Classroom based

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2 Year(s)

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Become part of a new generation of sports coaches and performance scientists that help both elite athletes and weekend warriors achieve their full potential. Our new foundation degree has been designed to address the shifting needs of the sports coaching sector and will provide the springboard for your career in this highly competitive industry. The FdSc in Sports Coaching and Performance Science is designed in partnership with our sports industry partners to meet the changing needs of today's employers and gives you the essential knowledge, applied experience and advanced technological skills so that you are fully prepared for a career in sportYou will gain an introduction to themes such as exercise physiology, movement bio-mechanics, human anatomy, coaching pedagogy and social psychology. There is also the chance to develop your academic study, research and technology skills and even the opportunity to attend national conferences and research events. This course features innovative learning and assessment strategies so that you can experience real-world scenarios throughout your time on the course. An integrated, scientific approach to the subject will also give you the chance to become familiar with how coaching and performance analysis technologies work; it will also allow you to become involved with internal and external projects cutting across a range of interdisciplinary and practical areas.With the benefit of substantial input from industry, the FdSc provides a strong foundation of knowledge in sports coaching and performance science along with the specialist vocational skills and industry networking you need to gain the career you want.

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