With the growing challenge of sedentary populations and a collaborative strategy, across the country and world-wide to promote an active nation, this contemporary degree has been designed to study the sociocultural andpractical impact; developing knowledgeable practitioners to promote physical education, fitness and health-related behaviours within society. You will be fully integrated within our sports departments, with the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment with peers, lecturers and high-performance athletes, amid excellent facilities. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to develop teaching abilities, knowledge and experience of curriculum activities, together with enhanced coaching and fitness practitioner skills. The course will provide you with a contextualised underpinning of physical education and fitness covering practical and theoretical elements to give a broad, yet applied, experience. You will examine the theory and practice of physical education, sport and coaching science across the education, leisure and community sectors. Integral to the study programme, engagement in real-world experience will enable students to apply theory to practice, with opportunities to conduct work placement and research in schools and sporting environments within the local community. With SGS’s excellent reputation for sporting facilities, students will study in a supportive and friendly environment, with similarly excellent learning support and specialist facilities. Study areas: • Physical Education and Fitness in Society • Leadership, Motivational Approaches and Practice • Introduction to Sport Performance • Introduction to Sport Psychology • Exercise Fundamentals for Fitness • Applied Exercise and Fitness Design • Applied Teaching and Coaching in Physical Education
What do I need to join?
56 UCAS points required from A levels or BTEC Level 3. These UCAS points must have a significant contribution from a Sport, Sport and Exercise Science or Physical Education pathway. Students should also have GCSE English, Maths and Science at grade C or above.
What are my career options?
Progression to BSc (Hons) Level 6 top-up • Sports Coach • Fitness Instructor/Trainer • Lifestyle Adviser • Sports Development • Primary School Sports Specialist • Commercial Sports RoleApply for this course
Course information last updated: Tuesday 12th November 2019 @ 10.50am (5 days ago)