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Foundation Degree Football Coaching and Development in the Community Level 5

Level 5

Key Facts

Level:Level 5

Full-time/part-time:Full time

Duration:60 Weeks

Start Date:18th September 2017

Location:Lincoln Campus

Course Code:HEL0044AA1

Applications for this course are processed through UCAS, please see the course description and make a note of the Institute Code and UCAS Course Code.

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"The FdSc Football Coaching and Development in the Community programme is a highly vocational course that embeds the principles of work based learning within all of the modules studied. Alongside the vocational elements of the programme the learners also study a range of underpinning theories that facilitate their development.

Typical Course Structure

Year 1

Community Football Coaching
Functional Anatomy for Football
Introduction to Analysis of Football Performance
Introduction to Football Development
Research Study Skills
Year 2

Elite Football Coaching
Advanced Analysis of Football Performance
Sport Science in Football
Football Development in Practice
Research Project

The FdSc Football Coaching and Development in the Community programme aims to:

Develop innovative and creative football coaches capable of enhancing football players from grass roots through to elite level.
Develop football coaches that have the ability to inspire and encourage sustained football participation.
Develop the students’ knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles and practices that underpin football coaching and football development activities.
Provide a variety of vocational opportunities that support the enhancement of football coaching and development skills.
Develop thoughtful, reflective and independent life-long learners with the capacity to progress in education and/or employment."

Study Details

"You will study on the Lincoln College Campus for the full duration of the course, using our dedicated sports facilities and teaching areas.

FULL TIME
2 Years
2 – 3 days per week

Course contact hours are yet to be confirmed; however an average of 12-14 hours a week can be expected.

Whilst the majority of the sessions delivered at College will fall between Monday and Friday from 9am – 5pm, it is expected that students are available and willing to undertake activities in the evenings and at weekends, in line with the demands of being a professional football coach or football development officer.

It is also expected that students complete between 3 and 8 hrs of additional independent study per week in order to be successful on this programme.
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"A minimum of 64 UCAS Tariff points from the following:

GCE A and AS Levels
BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject
Access to HE
Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher.
For mature applicants, experience may be taken in lieu of qualifications that carry UCAS Tariff points.

Plus
GCSE English Language – grade C or above
GCSE Maths – grade C or above

(Level 2 Functional skills is not taken as an equivalent)

EU and International applicants

NARIC confirmed equivalent of 64 UCAS points
IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 visa"
"There are typically 2-3 assessment tasks per module delivered. The assessment methods used throughout the programme include:

Written assignment, including essay
Report
Portfolio
Practical skills assessment
Oral assessment and presentation
The programme specification details the assessment strategy for each module, including the relevant task weightings."

This course is designed to prepare and aid learners for a career in the Football Coaching and the football development industries. Students will have the potential to gain employment within these fields upon completion of their Foundation Degree. Students can also progress onto the BA (hons) Sports Coaching, Development and Pedagogy ‘top up’ degree at Lincoln College.
"Per Academic Year
Home and EU Students £6500.00
International Students £9500.00
Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.

Additional Course Costs

Sports kit - £130 (compulsory) ; DBS check - £44 (compulsory); Additional coaching courses (optional )- varying costs

Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Lincoln College Bursary / Vocational Credit scheme. The scheme allows students to access the remainder of the Vocational Credit (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Vocational Credit may do so at full cost to themselves.

Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme

http://www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/higher-educations/terms"

Applications for this course are processed through UCAS, please see the course description and make a note of the Institute Code and UCAS Course Code.

Apply Online at UCAS 

"This course is validated by Bishop Grosseteste University. The validating institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the programme. Students on validated courses are HEFCE registered, funded and taught at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of the programme throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the awarding institution. For full details of the responsibilities of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the HE Terms and Conditions page, section 11. Full details and information regarding terms and conditions of study, relevant policies and procedures, offers and acceptance of offers can be found at: http://www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/higher-educations/terms "

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