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Foundation Degree Sport (Coaching and Fitness) UCAS Code: C6B9


This programme will provide an in depth insight into the industry. Students will gain credible sports coaching and sports fitness skills alongside an understanding of how to get the best out of the individuals with whom they are working. Work experience will form part of the programme allowing students the opportunity to experience physical education (PE) in line with the school curriculum. The programme will combine the valuable experience and knowledge around coaching and teaching pedagogy, a journey that will lead to becoming an effective teacher/coach or establishing your own business.


Modules of Study Include:

Year 1

• Human Science in Sport
• Practical Skills and Fitness
• Contemporary Sports Coaching
• Industry Skills
• Academic Skills
• Sport as a Business 

Year 2

• Performance Analysis
• Physical Instruction and Fitness
• Applied Human Science in Sport
• Coaching Theory and Sports Leadership
• Personal Research Project
• Professional Development

Entry Requirements

48 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C/4 or above.

We welcome external applications with advanced standing and accreditation of prior learning (APEL) which will be discussed upon application.

Further Study

Upon successful completion of this course students may progress onto top-up route to BA/BSc (Hons) in Coaching and Fitness or another related subject.

Askham Bryan College,
Askham Bryan,
YO23 3FR
01904 772277