FdA Sport & Management

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FdA Sport & Management

Who is this course for?

This exciting two-year course is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in sports, sport management, sport education, or the fitness or outdoor leisure sector.  A foundation degree is a degree at Level 5 which includes a significant element of learning in the workplace.  Students on this programme will complete 20 weeks of assessed work-based learning, giving them the opportunity to apply their learning in a real-world context and to develop that important professional network.  Graduates of the programme can progress straight to employment or onto a “top up” year of study at Level 6 (Honours degree)


What are the entry requirements for the course?

2 C grades at A level, or equivalent grades from any other relevant Level 3 qualification, as well as GCSE maths and English at grade C.


How long is this course?

2 years full-time, starting every September


What will I study on this course?

Year 1: Professional Practice, Applied Sports Coaching, Business Relationship and Customer Service Management, The Sport and Fitness Industries, Planning for Sporting Events, Business Accounting.

Year2: Psychology of Physical Activity, Marketing, Business Enterprise in Outdoor Adventure, Physical Movement in the Lives of Children, Research, Analysis and Decision-making, Macro and Micro Economics


What Qualification will I gain?

A foundation degree (FdA) in Sport and Management.


Will I go out on work experience?

The programme includes extensive periods (usually 10 weeks per year) of work-based learning in relevant areas of the sport and fitness industry.


How is the course assessed?

Assessment takes place in a variety of ways including practical assessments, coursework activities, presentations, reports and in-class tests and exams.


What does this course lead on to?

Graduates of this programme can progress onto BA (Hons) Business & Management here at UCJ; as well as “top-up” third year pathways to Plymouth University, the College of St. Mark and St. John and also Northumbria University.


How much will it cost?

2017/18 fees are £6,370 per annum. 




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