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FdSc Physical Education and Fitness Level 5

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With the growing challenge of sedentary populations, and a collaborative strategy across the country and worldwide to promote active nations, this contemporary degree has been designed to study the sociocultural and practical impacts, 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 is engagement in real-world experience, which 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 role

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Course information last updated: Friday 10th July 2020 @ 8.41am (1 day ago)

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Institution Code
Sep 2020
Sep 2020
WISE Campus
UCAS Code: 34ZK
Institution Code: S55
WISE Campus

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