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FdSc Sport, Coaching and Fitness

University College Birmingham

**OVERVIEW****Coaching and fitness are two of the biggest sectors in the sports industry, offering extensive opportunities to help a vast range of people achieve their health, fitness and sporting goals. If you aspire to work in areas such as coaching or fitness training, our Sport, Coaching and Fitness foundation degree will help you gain the advanced knowledge to support and inspire people in this dynamic and diverse industry.**This course critically explores the multitude of knowledge and skills you need to thrive in this evolving field. It will develop you into an exercise professional, from client assessment to programming and working with clients with various conditions. You will also develop as a sports coach, while you will gain further essential knowledge of the role of nutrition and psychology in sport, fitness and health. Alongside your course, you will have the chance to gain further industry-recognised qualifications to help you stand out, from personal trainer and fitness instructor qualifications to sports coaching and instructing weight lifting. Work placement opportunities are available throughout the course to enable you to start carving out your career path before you graduate, while you will be supported by our range of cutting-edge sports facilities including our Human Performance Centre.**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Enrichment** – Boost your career prospects with a range of additional qualifications recognised by the sport and fitness industry*- **Work experience** – Engage with industry through a range of opportunities, with our past students having worked for top professional sports clubs- **Practical application** – Apply your learning and skills to real-life practice, supported by our outstanding sports facilities and expert teaching staff- **Specialise your studies** – Drive the direction of your studies to suit your interests with a range of modules and placement work- **Team Scotland partnership** – Our University will be the home for Team Scotland at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, offering exciting opportunities for our students to work with the team and its athletes*Note: extra qualifications may incur an additional fee**FACILITIES**Students on our sports courses have access to a wide range of excellent facilities. Our Human Performance Centre features the latest equipment including a 35m sprint track, eight lifting platforms, 7m rig and large screens displaying live analysis data. We also have a purpose-built Human Performance Laboratory which hosts an anti-gravity treadmill, isokinetic dynamometer, Monark LC7 cycle ergometer and SECA body composition analyser.We also share the impressive £3m Avery Fields complex with Bournville RFC, offering an all-weather pitch, two grass pitches and a clubhouse with function room and modern changing facilities.**PLACEMENTS**Work placement opportunities and requirements are integrated into some of the modules that you will study on our course, allowing you to put theory into practice and enhance your future employability.Employers we have worked with include Warwickshire County Cricket Club, Wasps Rugby Academy, West Bromwich Albion FC Women, Easy Gym and Vibro-Suite Health and Wellness Club.**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Personal trainer- Fitness centre manager- Community sports coach- Health and wellbeing/sports development officer- Armed forces training and education officer- Further education lecturerUpon completion of the foundation degree, you can also progress onto the final year of our full BA (Hons) degree.- **Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course**

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£12,500 Per Year

International student tuition fee

2 years

Duration

Sep 2023

Start Month

Aug 2023

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2023
  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time