What will I learn?

Overview

Sport and exercise is a million-dollar industry with a vast scope from Olympic athletes, to personal fitness, to health. This Foundation Year in Sport is offered as an entry route to a Sport and Exercise Science degree for students who don't yet meet the entry requirements for degree-level study. It will help you gain the skills you need to study for a Sports degree such as written and oral communication skills, mathematical topics and concepts, and scientific concepts, principles and practical skills.

Why study the Foundation Year in Sport at Middlesex University?

This degree is broad in scope, allowing you to study the full range of sports and exercise sciences and gain an expert knowledge and understanding of scientific methods from sports psychology to the study of the human form.

You will graduate with the essential skills and knowledge to thrive in the sport and exercise industry and be well prepared to enter a broad range of careers working with athletes to support their development or helping people at all levels of fitness to stay healthy. You will be supported to pursue careers such as Dietician, Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer, GP Referral Exercise Consultant, Health Promotion Specialist, Lecturer in Higher Education, Performance Analyst, Physical Activity Development Manager, Sport and Exercise Psychologist, Sports Development Officer or Strength and Conditioning Coach.

You enrol on a four-year course, which includes the one-year foundation course. If you complete this year successfully you progress directly to one of our three-year degree courses in this subject area. The number of students who progress to degree study are very high and in many have gone on to become some of our most successful graduates.

The Foundation Year is for you if:

  • you do not have the right qualifications for a full degree
  • you feel you are not yet ready for degree-level study
  • you are returning to study and feel you need some help to get up to speed with the demands of learning before embarking on a degree.

How is the Foundation Year in Sport taught?

The Foundation year aims to engage you in all aspects of your learning.

You will gain knowledge, understanding and skills through interactive online lectures, and workshops, online activities and tests, guided research, individual and group projects and virtual laboratories and face to face laboratories, COVID-19 permitting. You will receive formative verbal feedback in live teaching practical sessions and summative feedback is provided electronically and/or verbally.

Careers

How can the Foundation Year in Sport support your career?

Studying the Foundation Year in Sport allows you to progress to our other BSc sports degrees which open up a vast range of career options. You could find yourself working in a range of exciting settings such as:

  • health and fitness club management
  • fitness consultancy
  • weight management
  • health promotion
  • personal fitness training
  • corporate health advice
  • sports or physical activity development
  • National Governing Bodies
  • medical sales
  • high-performance sports
  • the armed forces

Which department am I in?

Sports and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 18,520) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Hendon Campus

The Burroughs,

London,

Barnet,

NW4 4BT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed High School diploma with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.2 and SAT scores of 550 on each part or ACT composite score of 23 (or) they must have completed High School diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.2 and scores of 3+ on at least two advanced placement exams will be considered.

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

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