Sport Performance & Coaching Foundation Year

Coventry Pathway

Sport Performance & Coaching Foundation Year

The foundation year course in Sports Performance & Coaching has been designed to prepare you for contemporary undergraduate sports courses.

Upon successful completion of this foundation year you will have the opportunity to progress to an undergraduate study by completing one year of preparatory work, with the aim of building your confidence and developing your academic and professional skills.

As you progress through the program you will have the opportunity to be at the cutting edge of sports performance knowledge and practice and should be well prepared for your next steps in sports education.

This exciting new course focuses on providing foundation-level knowledge, skills, and experience including an introduction to anatomy and physiology, sports coaching, sports performance and academic and professional skills for sport.

Entry Requirements

port Performance & Coaching Foundation Year

40 UCAS tariff points. All Foundation courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English, and at least one A2 level or a BTEC equivalent qualification.

If you don’t fulfil the entry criteria, your application may be considered on an individual basis. We will take in to account any work experience, other qualifications and/or any training you have completed. Please call or email for further information.

CU Scarborough welcomes international students from all around the globe. If you are an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation Year, HNC, HND or Degree course you can do so by completing our online application form.

Once your application form has been processed you will receive the outcome of your application via your given email address.
Please be aware you will need the following information in order to make your application:

  • All academic transcripts
  • Copies of degree/diploma certificates or work reference if employed
  • One academic reference
  • International students are required to have English language proficiency level to IELTS 6.0
  • Your personal statement
  • Copy of your current passport

Career Prospects

The progression pathways envisaged after successful completion of the foundation year include (but are not exhaustive): Sports Coaching, Sports Development, Sports Performance, Strength & Conditioning, Sport & Exercise Science, Exercise, Health & Wellbeing, Sport, Physical Activity and Health & Sports Therapy.

The strength of the course lies in preparing students, who are looking for an alternative to a traditional university experience, for progression on to a related degree course within CU or at other institutions.

Course Details

The course aims to help students develop an independent, reflective and self-managed approach to using skills appropriate to successful academic integrity. It also aims to provide a toolkit of skills required for a pursuance of further study in this field.

Year 1

Anatomy and Physiology for Sport
An Introduction to Sport Performance
Foundations of Sport Coaching
Academic and Professional Skills for Sport

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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