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    Sports Coaching and Physical Education (Foundation Degree - FdSc)

    Sports Coaching and Physical Education (Foundation Degree - FdSc) | Level 5 | P10113

    Study options

    How to study

    Full Time

    Start Dates

    Start Date

    September 2024

    Days and times

    Days & Times

    Monday-Friday, dependent on level and coaching sessions



    2 Years



    Burton Town Centre Campus

    • Course overview

      This qualification is awarded by Staffordshire University. To apply for this course, please apply directly to UCAS.

      You will start at Level 4 in the first year, progressing to Level 5 in the second year. This award aims to enable you to become an employee within the industry, while also allowing you to progress onto the top up award, should you choose to do so. 

      During the course, you will gain over 70 hours of work experience in a placement in a school or similar setting. This will contribute to your assessment via the logbook and a critical reflection.

      You will also have opportunities to gain coaching badges including Level 2 Multi Skills.

      Please note: Specified course fee is per year. For more details about this course, go to the Staffordshire University course page.

    • Fees and Costs

      Educational entitlements or fee concessions are solely based on the individual programme and nationally set eligibility criteria. To see if you qualify for fee concessions then please visit the 'what will I pay' section of our website. You may be surprised what you are entitled to!

      • Course Fees Examination & Registrations
      • 16-18 School Leaver info n/a Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee
      • 19-23 Educational Entitlement info £6350.00Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Part Funded info £6350.00 Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Fully Funded info £6350.00Course fee n/a Exam & Registration fee
      • 24+ Fully Funded info £6350.00Course fee n/a Exam & Registration fee
      • Full Cost info £6350.00Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee

      Payment methods

      • Payment in Full (Credit Card / Debit Cards / Cash) accepted
      • Employer Sponsored accepted
      • Direct Debit Instalments accepted
      • Advanced Learning Loan accepted
      • Student Finance English Loan (HE) not accepted

      For International Learners

      Email us:

      Call us: 01283 494757 or 01283 494472

      Visit us: Chat to the Financial Support Team in the Learner Hub
      Just drop-in, Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.


      Further Education Programme Only: The College reserves the right to change or amend, at any time, any of the course details including but not limited to; content, dates, times, venues, tutor, fees payable, concessions available, terms or conditions.

    • Entry requirements

      Applicants will be expected to have a minimum of 80 UCAS points from relevant A Level/s, level 3 Extended Diploma, NVQ, or equivalent qualification. (or) Several years' occupational experience within a relevant discipline will also be considered upon application.

    • What modules will I study?
      • Coaching and Teaching in Sport
      • Fundamentals of Psychology
      • Sport Science
      • Teaching and Coaching Physical Education (National Curriculum Activities)
    • How will I be assessed?

      Students at each level are required to complete a variety of context-specific coursework and vocational assignments alongside written exams. These include essays, oral presentations, portfolio completion, project work, practical coaching observations, events organisation and report writing.

      Students will also complete a work-based placement in the second year of the programme.

    • What can I do next?

      You could progress onto the Sport Coaching and Sport Development Top Up (BA Hons). You could also progress into a wide range of careers, including teaching, coaching, fitness instruction and sport development.

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