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Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Sport Science (NHESP0001)

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Full Time | Part Time
Course NameStart DateEnd DateCampus 
Foundation Degree in Sports Science Y107/09/202024/06/2022North Notts College – Retford Post 16 CentreAvailable for applications
 
Course Overview
The Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Sport Science is ideal for individuals who wish to further their career in the sport, fitness and exercise industry.

You will develop both your practical and theoretical knowledge of coaching and fitness as well as covering contemporary units such as coaching active lifestyles, coaching for special populations and innovative and exclusive delivery.

Modules Covered
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Gym Instruction
  • Coaching Active Lifestyles
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Psychology
  • Sports Coaching Foundation
  • Advanced Trainer
  • Coaching in Sport
  • Informed Research
  • Nutrition
  • Human Assessment
  • Special Populations

Why study with us?
On this course you will have access to our excellent sports facilities which include:
  • A fully commercial, on-site sports centre (DVC Sports)
  • FIFA 2-star accredited 3G Astroturf pitch
  • Multisport cages
  • Full-size grass football pitches
  • Sports hall
  • State-of-the-art fitness suite
We use a wealth of sporting equipment and technology used by professional sports clubs including a sports GPS system, timing gates and various other technological equipment used to measure fitness and performance.

Entry requirements
  • GCSE English and maths at grade C/4 or above or equivalent
Plus one of the following
  • 48 UCAS points
  • Access to HE Diploma from a recognised HE course
  • This course involves possible contact with children or other potentially vulnerable client groups and, therefore, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (formerly an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check) is a mandatory requirement

How to apply?
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Next Step button at the top of the page.

Career Opportunities
Upon successful completion of this course you could go into employment as a Sports Coach, Performance Coach, Fitness Centre Manager, Sports Development Officer and many more.

With further study you could also progress into employment in teaching or sports analysis.

Please Note
We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2019-20 or 2020-21. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.