Foundation Degree Adventure Sports Management

In Nantwich

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Foundation degree

  • Location

    Nantwich

  • Duration

    4 Years

Description

This exciting and vocational course will allow you to develop the skills and experience needed for a career in adventure sports. Practical sessions and residential courses will help you develop your skills and experience in a number of outdoor adventure activities, including canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, climbing sailing and mountain walking. The opportunity to pursue coaching.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Nantwich (Cheshire)
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Reaseheath, CW5 6DF

Starts

On request

To take into account

140 - 160 UCAS points GCA and/or VCE A Levels - Grade C in one subject BTEC National Certificate/Diploma - merit/pass profile OCR National Diploma/Extended Diploma Irish/Scottish 4 Highers at grades CCDD Advanced GNVQ QAA recognised Access to HE Diploma (Science), Open College Units or Open University Credits For mature students (aged 21+) substantial work experience will be considered, as well...

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Course programme

Foundation Degree Adventure Sports Management

Introduction
This exciting and vocational course will allow you to develop the skills and experience needed for a career in adventure sports.
Practical sessions and residential courses will help you develop your skills and experience in a number of outdoor adventure activities, including canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, climbing sailing and mountain walking.
The opportunity to pursue coaching qualifications in mountain leadership, single pitch climbing, paddlesport and sailing is supported by our highly qualified and experienced team and these will greatly enhance your career choices.
With our support and guidance you will also develop your ability in a range of academic subjects, designed to broaden your understanding of the adventure sports industry. These are assessed by a variety of methods, including presentations, assignments and projects, and your four week work placement will allow you to put this knowledge into practice.

Course Structure

Level 1 - Develops essential knowledge and skills

  • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Water-based Adventure Sports
  • Land-based Adventure Sports
  • Business Management and Law
  • Principles of Outdoor Education
  • Academic and Professional Development
  • Work-based Learning

4 week placement

Level 2 - Develops coaching and leadership skills

  • Principles of Coaching
  • Philosophy of Adventure Education
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management of Risk
  • Countryside Recreation
  • Work-based Project

Length of the course


  • Full-time: 2 years includes a four week work placement

  • Part-time: 1 day per week, up to 4 years for those already working in the industry

Application - full-time study:

  • Apply through UCAS

  • Course code: N291 FdSc/ASM

  • Institution code: CHSTR 55

  • Campus code: R

Part-time study:

  • Part-time Undergraduate Admissions, University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester CH1 4BJ

Further study:

  • Top-up to BSc Adventure Sports Management or other related subjects
  • Further professional qualifications

Career options

  • Adventure sports education
  • Adventure centre management
  • Leisure and tourism

Requirement
140 - 160 UCAS points GCA and/or VCE A Levels - Grade C in one subject BTEC National Certificate/Diploma - merit/pass profile OCR National Diploma/Extended Diploma Irish/Scottish 4 Highers at grades CCDD Advanced GNVQ QAA recognised Access to HE Diploma (Science), Open College Units or Open University Credits For mature students (aged 21+) substantial work experience will be considered, as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications

Foundation Degree Adventure Sports Management

Price on request