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Ulster University Foundation Degree (FdSc) Sport, Coaching and Fitness

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Course Overview

This programme is validated by Ulster University and offers an excellent pathway to a degree programme based on a ‘two plus two’ model; thus, potentially achieving a degree within a 4-year period. It attracts students from various academic and sporting backgrounds including national and international athletes. On completion, you may apply for advanced entry to Year 2 of the BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science or BSc Hons Sport, Physical Activity and Health or BSc (Hons) Sports Studies or Year 3 of BSc Sports Coaching at Ulster University, providing the pre-set standards have been achieved. You can also progress to Year 3 of the BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise at LYIT or one-year top-up degrees in UK universities. Assessments include practicals, written assignments and exams. Additional coaching and sport-related qualifications will be offered which may or may not incur a small fee.
  • Start Date
    6 Sep 2021
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    31 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
  • Course: UU Level 5 Foundation Degree Sport, Coaching and Fitness (FdSc)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
  • Dates 06/09/2021 - 19/05/2023
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Awarding Body
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Course Modules

  • Fundamental Skills in Lab Testing
  • Work-Based Learning
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • The Professional Fitness Environment
  • Sport Psychology
  • Principles of Coaching
  • Sports Analysis
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Research Methods
  • Strength & Conditioning
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the University’s general entry requirements as set out in the prospectus. ANDStudents should normally have 64 UCAS tariff points, plus 3 GCSE subjects at Grade C including English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent.Attendance at an information session is requiredAccreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) may apply for entry (visit www.nwrc.ac.uk/apply for details). The initial offer standard may vary from year to year

ROI Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the University’s general entry requirements as set out in the prospectus. AND 64 UCAS Points, plus OLC (Grade 04 or above) in English and Maths. NOTE: GCSE Maths Grade C or above is required for progression to top-up degrees at Ulster University. Attendance at an information session is required Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) may apply for entry (visit www.nwrc.ac.uk/apply for details). The initial offer standard may vary from year to year

Work Placement

Students will undertake a minimum of 280 hours of work placement as part of the Work-Based Learning module. This can take place in a variety of sport settings.

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Books - £50 approx

What's Next?

Further Study

On completion, you may apply for advanced entry to Year 2 of the BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science or Sports Studies or Year 3 of Sports Coaching at Ulster University, providing pre-set standards have been achieved. You can also progress to Year 3 of the BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise at LYIT or one year top-up degrees in UK universities. Assessments include practicals, written assignments and exams. Additional coaching and sport-related qualifications will be offered which may or may not incur a small fee.

Career Prospects

On completion, you may apply for advanced entry to Year 2 of the BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science, the BSc (Hons) Sports Studies, the BSc (Hons) Sport, Health and Physical Activity or Year 3 of BSc Sports Coaching at Ulster University, providing pre-set standards have been achieved. Alternatively, you may progress to a related degree course or onto a one-year top-up degree in other UK Universities. Also, there is an opportunity to progress to Year 3 of the BSc (Hons) Degree in Sport and Exercise at Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

Enquiry

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    I now have the opportunity to progress to University and achieve my chosen degree in only two years due to the preparation I received here at NWRC.
    Jordan Downey
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    I progressed from NWRC directly into final year of a degree programme at Glasgow School of Art, along with my twin sister.
    Tipsudar Cochrane

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