FdSc Applied Sports Performance (58431)

What topics are covered by the course?

Modules studied can include:
Employability (20 credits)
Work in Context (20 credits)
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology (20 credits)
Strength and Conditioning (20 credits)
Foundations of Nutrition (20 credits)
Skills coaching (20 credits)
Measurement and Analysis of Sport Performance (20 credits)
Research and Investigative Project (20 credits)
Nutrition for Sport Performance (20 credits)

Who should attend?

Under current UCAS system: 48 UCAS Points (120 UCAS Points previous system), including GCSE grade A*C or equivalent in English Language and
Maths.
An Access to HE Qualification.
Those with previous experience or learning that is relevant may be eligible via our APL process for accreditation towards this course. All external applicants must complete a satisfactory interview.

What will I be able to do on completion?

Further Study

Students successfully completing the Foundation Degree in Applied Sports Performance can continue internally onto a Level 6 top up degree in BSc Applied Sports Performance. Students can also progress onto a Level 6 top up degree externally in a relevant discipline.

Career Opportunities

This course provides a route through to careers such as sports coaching, strength and conditioning, nutrition and performance analysis, which may require additional study.

How will I be assessed?

The programme includes a varied range of academic and vocational assessments designed in line with employer consultation to provide you with the key skills and attributes necessary for working within the health related fitness industry. These include; group presentations; portfolios; laboratory work: progress files; simulations; blogs and; open book examinations.

Standard Information

Venue Lightwaves - Wakefield City Campus
Programme Level Level 4, Level 5
Full-time/Part-time Full Time, Part Time
Duration Full-time 2 years, Part-time 3 years
Start Date September
Day/Evening Day
Awarding Body: University of Hull

Guide Price: Please contact us for details

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Sport & Recreation »
Duration: Full-time 2 years, Part-time 3 years
Qualification: Level 5

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This course is conducted at:

  • Thornes Park Campus

    Thornes Park Campus

    Wakefield College
    Thornes Park Campus
    Thornes Park
    Wakefield

    WF2 8QZ