Sports Coaching Foundation Degree

Do you want to become a sports coach or teaching assistant? Our Sports Coaching Foundation Degree develops your knowledge of sports coaching and uses industry insight and work experience placements to prepare you for employment. We have fantastic industry links and specialist knowledge to support your career goals.

Make an impact on schools, communities, or sports teams with our foundation degree. This course will widen your theoretical understanding of multiple aspects of sports coaching. Put your theory into practice on a specialist placement such as boxing or football coaching at the Hunslet Club, swim or tennis coaching with Leeds City Council, or football coaching with Foottech.

Our carefully curated module programme covers core coaching fundamentals as well as broader academic contexts. You will get up-to-speed with fitness and training essentials, as well as the latest coaching practices. You’ll develop a coaching programme that is inclusive and will gain an understanding of sports psychology and sociology.

We understand the importance of industry experience, so you’ll have the exciting opportunity to undertake a work placement abroad in Sweden or Finland. Here, you’ll coach different age ranges and lead training sessions, gaining vital experience and networking opportunities.

This course is subject to validation by Leeds City College

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pound symbol iconFee £7,950 (per academic year)
map pin iconLocation University Centre
calendar iconStart Date September 2020
timer iconDuration 2 years
level iconCourse Code UCAS Course Code: CX61 Institution code: L21
clock iconStudy Mode Full Time