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Heart of Worcestershire College

Sports Leadership and Management

UCAS Code: N890

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


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48

The minimum of 48 UCAS points preferably gained in a Sport and/or Business related qualification e.g. BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport or A level P.E. Level 2 (GCSE) A*-C Maths and English Language (Grade 4-9 for reformed GCSEs awarded from 2017) are required. However applicants with no formal qualifications but have relevant experience will also be considered if they are over 21 years of age.

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About this course


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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Other options

4.0 years | Part-time | 2020

Subject

Sports management

Do you want to work in sport, but not sure what area? This diverse course opens a number of doors for you in the sport industry and/or provides a natural progression onto the third year for a number of sport courses. We understand the ever-increasing demands on your time and finances. That’s why our full-time programme is run over two days a week. This unique method of delivery allows you to gain industry experience and an income at the same time. Visits to the London 2012 site, Cardiff’s Sports Village, national stadia and outdoor activity centres are just a few of the trips that we organise to help enhance your learning experience. You will learn through the theory into practice model, continually relating classroom discussion to ‘real world’ examples. Thus enabling you to recognise the skills you have and where you can apply them within the management and leadership of sport.

Modules

Year one modules include: Investigate Sports Tourism, Sports Coaching, Outdoor Leadership, Sport and Leisure in a Modern Context, Sports Marketing, Managing and Leading People in Sport, Academic Study Skills and Preparing for the Sports Industry. Year two modules include: Research Methods, Professional Career Development and Placement, Sports Coaching in Practice, A Sporting Enterprise, Sports Event Management, Managing Sports Regeneration and Sports Policy, Politics and Planning. Sport is one of the most dynamic industries and is worth over £450 billion to the
world’s economy. As an FdA Sports Leadership and Management graduate you
will be prepared to progress to a wide range of roles within the sports industry.
Predominantly roles within sports development, sports marketing, sports/health
fitness facility management or sports event management. However, careers
in sports teaching/lecturing, sports coaching, outdoor leadership including
the broader business management professions are all options with further
study. Graduates have the potential to diversify the skills they have developed
across many other industries including hospitality and retail sectors.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through written assignments, individual projects, individual
and group presentations and time constrained assessments. You will also meet up
regularly with your tutor to discuss personal progress and plan your studies.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£8,000
per year
England
£8,000
per year
EU
£8,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,000
per year
Scotland
£8,000
per year
Wales
£8,000
per year

Extra funding

Heart of Worcestershire College is offering HE scholarships at £2000 each to all first year full time HE students. The funding will paid as follows; £400 end of October, £800 end of January and £800 end of May. If you are applying for your first year of your first Higher Education course and have “Firmly” accepted an offer of a place on a HE programme at Heart of Worcestershire College as your first choice (not insurance) you may be eligible. To be eligible you must meet the national criteria: • Normally resident in England • Have a household income of less than £25,000 (as assessed through Student Finance England) • Self funding, not sponsored by an employer, the NHS nor the Training and Development Agency for Schools. Please note that due to the limited nature of these funds meeting the criteria does not equate to an entitlement to a scholarship. Each application will be considered by the panel of senior staff based on the information provided.

The Uni


Course location:

Worcester

Department:

Sport

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