What will I learn?

Do you want to turn your love for sport into an academic qualification and study for a sports-related honours degree here at Solent University? Leading directly on to our highly-regarded sports degrees, this one year foundation programme will equip you with the skills you’ll need to progress on to a full degree.Studying this foundation year could give students an opportunity to extend previous experience gained, or provide a route back into education. The course will help develop the key academic skills required to make the transition to studying a full honours degree. Designed to reflect the needs of the sports industry, students explore a variety of subjects from leadership to fitness foundations, sports business management, sport in the contemporary world and volunteering.Students will study core theories in sport and fitness but, crucially, will learn how to apply this knowledge in practical settings – helping to develop the skills that employers are looking for.To enhance learning, students have the opportunity to build further skills by undertaking professional qualifications such as NGB and REPs. Students are also able to assist some of our degree-level students with community projects through the volunteering module, gaining real world experience, as well as building confidence and employability skills.Students will gain the necessary academic skills to progress on to a full honours degree.**What does this course lead to?**Students on our sports degrees have gone onto a range of exciting careers, including sports coaching, events management and fitness training.**Who is this course for?**This course is perfect for sports enthusiasts who wish to study for a full honours degree, but might not meet the entry requirements.Upon completion of the foundation year, students will be able to progress directly on to the first year of a relevant undergraduate sports-related course.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

Study options

Full time including foundation year (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£12,000.00 (US$ 15,874) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

East Park Terrace,

Southampton,

SO14 0YN, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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