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Coleg Sir Gâr Carmarthenshire College

Full Time HNC/Foundation Degree/BSC (Hons) Sports Coaching and Performance

Coleg Sir Gâr Carmarthenshire College
In Llanelli ()

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Duration 4 Years
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Duration:
    4 Years
Description

This is a Higher Education course focussing on Sport Coaching and Performance. The course can be undertaken either full time or part time. Successful completion results in either HNC, Foundation Degree or a BSC (Honours) Degree.

Important information

Government funding available

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· Requirements

For entry onto the programme, all Applicants should have gained GCSE Grades A* - C in Maths, English and Science, or 1 A-level or a National Diploma. Degree - HND qualification

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What you'll learn on the course

Full Time

Course programme

Awarding Body

University of Glamorgan

UCAS code:C22, Route A 106C, Route B

Course Content

This is a Higher Education course focussing on Sport Coaching and Performance. The course can be undertaken either full time or part time. Successful completion results in either HNC, Foundation Degree or a BSC (Honours) Degree.

Course Features

Local access to a University Degree in Sport

The course was written in conjunction with local employers and the University of Glamorgan. It is current, academically rigorous and meets the needs of the local job market

The course focus is on coaching and it's associated disciplines, fitness testing and programme design, psychology, anatomy and physiology. Along side this students are prepared for work in the industry with sports development modules and industrial experience. A study skills module is also offered to support students and aid integration into higher level study.

Assessment is contributed via a combination of assignment, case study, log book and practical skill assessment. More theoretical modules will be assessed through a combination of formal examination, assignment, case study and project work

The course utilises the department's strong community links to place students in local schools and with local development officers to gains practical experience

A Foundation Degree consists of 12 x 20 credit modules. This would take two years to complete full time. The course can be accessed either full or part time. Completion of 7 modules results in an HNC (Higher National Certificate).

The full BSc (Hons) Degree consists of 18 x 20 credit modules and students are required to complete a bridging module at the end of their second year to progress to year three.
Career Prospects and Progression

Careers directly related to Sport and Physical Education including Fitness Centre Manager, Leisure Services Manager, Outdoor Pursuits/Adventure Instructor, Sports Administrator, Sports Coach/Instructor, Sports Development Officer and PE Teacher or Lecturer. Other careers where the study of sport would be useful could include the Emergency Services and Armed Services, Sports Journalism, Marketing and Sales and Youth work.

Modules

Sports coaching, practical sport performance (individual), practical sport performance (team), study skills, sport development, advanced sport coaching, anatomy, physiology, psychology, industry experience and measurement of human performance.

Method of Assessment

Modules will be assessed through assignment, case study, log books, practical skill observation, formal examination, case study and project work

Course Length

2 - 4 Years depending on qualification

Time of Delivery

Daytime

Campus

Graig Campus

Bilingual Provision

Students can use Welsh with their tutor

Entry Requirements

For entry onto the programme, all Applicants should have gained GCSE Grades A* - C in Maths, English and Science, or 1 A-level or a National Diploma. Degree - HND qualification

Full-time or Part-time

Full Time and Part Time


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