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FdSc Sports Coaching and Performance Level 5

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The FdSc in Sports Coaching and Performance has been designed in collaboration with our professional and sporting partners, enabling students to become industry-ready, contemporary and informed graduates. A strong work-based focus creates a tailored platform, allowing for the transfer of theory into practice. Learning takes places across three domains – the classroom, the practical space and the workplace – allowing you to apply knowledge as you develop. This programme provides you with an overview of sports coaching, considering the underpinning theories that shape contemporary practice. You will cover varied content, including sociology, psychology and pedagogy, helping you to understand your craft and develop your coaching philosophies and methodologies. The course also provides an insight and opportunity to analyse, develop and apply the performance demands of your own sporting domain. There will be opportunities throughout the course for you to gain valuable experience through placements and volunteering opportunities, as well as through working with staff on specific projects. You will be based within SGS Sport Bristol, which will give you the opportunity to work with many talented young athletes. Study areas: • Sporting coaching behaviours • Introduction to sport psychology • Coaching practice and principles • Sports pedagogy • Work-based learning • Sports performance and development • The athlete’s mind • Holistic coaching • Performance analysis and technologies

What do I need to join?

Aged 18 and above, with 56 UCAS points required from A-levels or BTEC. These points must have a significant contribution from a sport, sport and exercise science or physical education pathway.

What are my career options?

• Progression to a one-year BSc (Hons) Level 6 top-up • Sports coach • Talent developer • Sports/performance analyst This course is for: • Individuals interested in teaching and coaching • Individuals interested in a career in the vast sports sector, such as in sports analysis, sports development and coordinating performance sport

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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: C678
Institution Code: S55
WISE Campus

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