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Sports refers to the act of playing a game requiring physical exertion. In education, sport training often includes training in the business side of the sports industry, as well as the physical act of playing sports. Those looking to work in sports and fitness related industries can benefit from studying sport more in depth.

What Is a course in Sport?

These courses will cover sport, fitness and coaching, helping students understand the science and leadership behind these areas. Sport training may also help students improve their skills in these areas.

What Are the Benefits of Taking a Course in Sport?

Taking a course in sport can fine-tune sports skills, provided training about the business and science behind sports and physical activity and set the foundation for a future fitness related career.

How Much Does It Cost to Take a Course in Sport?

The cost of a course in sports can vary depending on the number of hours it entails, the country in which you study and the university you choose.

What Kind of Career Improvement Can You Expect with a Course in Sport?

Those who take a course in sport will see their skills improve in various aspects of sports and fitness. This can open the door to a future career in the industry.

Why Take an Online Course in Sport?

If you have a difficult schedule, an online course in sports can help you gain these skills while still taking care of work and family responsibilities. It provides greater flexibility as to which university you choose as well.

Where to Take a Course in Sport?

Choose a school based on its overall sports and fitness program. You can find a course in sport in most major universities and colleges, including some dedicated primarily to sports education.

How to Apply to a Sport Course?

Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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23 Results in Sport

Wanderlust Exchange China

This project gives you the opportunity to have fun helping Chinese children learn tennis, whilst exploring one of the most successful and modern cities in China - Shangha ... [+]

Tennis Coach Internship Program Overview

This project gives you the opportunity to have fun helping Chinese children learn tennis, whilst exploring one of the most successful and modern cities in China - Shanghai. As a tennis coach assistant, you will be teaching tennis to children mostly aged between 4-10 years old.

Location: Shanghai, China Starting time: July 1st Length of stay: 2-3 months Arrival airport: Shanghai Pudong Airport Applicants Requirement: 18-35 years old 300+hours of tennis playing experience Have childcare or related coaching experience Secondary school diploma and above Good in health Clean criminal record Responsibilities: Assist in coaching tennis to children age... [-]
China Shanghai
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Full-time
2 - 3 months
Campus
MBP School of Coaches: The Master for football coaches in Barcelona

BASIC INFORMATION Title: Formative Soccer Expert for MBP School of Coaches Hours: 130 Hours Duration: 5 weeks ... [+]

BASIC INFORMATION

Title: Formative Soccer Expert for MBP School of Coaches Hours: 130 Hours Duration: 5 weeks Place: Avenida Arístides Maillol, 9-11 (bajos) - 08028 Barcelona Modality: presencial Language: Spanish and English Payment form: we offer different types of payment Special conditions: we offer special discounts for alumni and member of our collaborating entities Admissions: opened until starting date or finishing places

This course is developed in small group and admissions are limited.

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

PLANNING AND SCHEDULING (I)

THE THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK IN THE FORMATIVE STAGE THE PROSPECT OF FOOTBALL ANALYSIS IN THE FORMATIVE STAGE THE ANALYSIS OF THE TEACHING - LEARNING PROCESS EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY TRAINING PRINCIPLES ... [-]
Spain Barcelona
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Full-time
5 weeks
Campus
Universidade Europeia

The Football Sport Director is the leader of this structure managing all issues related to the management and construction of the squad, in synergy with the coach's game ... [+]

About

Building a sports culture embodied in a coordinated structure is essential to the sports performance of a football club.

The Football Sport Director is the leader of this structure managing all issues related to the management and construction of the squad, in synergy with the coach's game model and the industry growth benchmark. The knowledge and skills that a Football Sport Director must master in order to perform his / her duties properly and effectively include the dimensions of football management, player identification and recruitment, leadership, communication and negotiation.

This course will provide these professionals with all the content that a Football Director should master so that he can meet the challenges that his club presents him every day in a much safer and more capable way.... [-]

Portugal Lisbon
October 2020
Portuguese
Full-time
Part-time
60 hours
Online
UNISPORT MANAGEMENT SCHOOL

What is an executive coach ?: A coach is the person who stimulates and accompanies other / s in achieving specific goals within the scope of professional development. ... [+]

What is an executive coach ?: A coach is the person who stimulates and accompanies other / s in achieving specific goals within the scope of professional development. The coach's job is to encourage and facilitate, through scientifically valid and reliable self-reflection of the coachee (client or pupil) so that design methodology and commit to an action plan fruit of the synergy of the work of both.

Program Objective: The program is aimed at all those who wish to train as an executive coach and started in the exercise of the profession. Managers, sports managers, entrepreneurs and professionals from various fields can learn the techniques to develop coaching processes.

recipients: Sport passionate people and leadership eager to learn a new profession booming in all sectors.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
Open Enrollment
Spanish
4 months
Online
International Open Academy

Find your niche in the exciting and booming sports industry by representing sports people and making sure they get the best opportunities. ... [+]

About this course

Find your niche in the exciting and booming sports industry by representing sports people and making sure they get the best opportunities.

A job is usually a means to an end; a way to earn money so that you can live the life you want. But, what if your job was the life you wanted and not just a paycheck? The sports industry is constantly growing, and everyday people are making a living in a career that they love.

If you are interested in becoming one of many people who are finding job satisfaction in an industry that they love, then our online Sports Agent course is all you need to get you started. Everyday, players are getting signed to new contracts by teams and sponsors, and the need for sports agents to represent them and get them the best contract possibly is constantly increasing.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
60 days
Online
International Career Institute

Join a booming industry that provides an array of career opportunities while helping other people look and feel better – the fitness industry. ICI guides you in entering ... [+]

Join a booming industry that provides an array of career opportunities while helping other people look and feel better – the fitness industry. ICI guides you in entering the enticing world of fitness as a personal trainer. Be able to make your clients achieve a healthy physique by learning more about the human body and the most effective exercises for every body type and objective.

Course Outline

Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor) - SRF30206

Principles of Fitness Human Anatomy Exercise Science Client Communication Motivation Fitness Programming Nutrition Client Screening Fitness workplace (Law and OH&S)

Certificate IV in Fitness (Personal Trainer) - SRF40206

Principles of Fitness Advanced Exercise Science Client Communication Motivation Fitness Programming for Individuals Advanced Nutrition Promoting a Fitness Business ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
La Salle International Graduate School IGS

Sports Coaching was created in response to an increasingly urgent need to balance technological progress and competitiveness in the world of sports ... [+]

Programma sports coaching

Sports Coaching was created in response to an increasingly urgent need to balance the technological and competitive in sports and mental fitness of athletes to this new reality. Most often appear in different forums, debates and articles, comments on the importance for professional athletes: the concentration, emotions, anxiety, mental control and many other items related more to his personal attitude, with its technical skills.

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This program is designed to:

• Provide knowledge and tools necessary to carry out the whole process of Sports Coaching.

• Provide a level of reflection leading to share experiences and build knowledge about managing people in sporting environments.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2020
Part-time
5 months
Campus
Derby College

The Derby County Community Trust Education and Football programme gives aspiring young footballers the opportunity to develop their 11-a-side football skills while studyi ... [+]

Course Summary

The Derby County Community Trust Education and Football programme gives aspiring young footballers the opportunity to develop their 11-a-side football skills while studying Level 3 academic qualifications in Sport to enhance their career prospects.

The College’s partnership with the award-winning DCCT enables students to benefit from the expertise of highly qualified and respected coaches, which enhances the football-focused curriculum.

Training sessions and competitive fixtures are carried out alongside your main programme of study. Your academic performance will impact your access to matches and training, so you must maintain high levels of attendance and keep up to date with your assessments.... [-]

United Kingdom Ilkeston Derby
August 2020
Full-time
6 - 12 months
Campus
Instituto Hispanico de Murcia

This is an OWD (Open Water Diver) course combined with Spanish lessons. You'll have four lessons of Spanish plus two hours of diving theory and practice everyday. We coll ... [+]

Take the plunge with us and come to our partner school in Cabo de Palos (30 min. drive from Murcia city) to experience and explore our wonderful Mediterranean undersea world while taking a Spanish language course in Murcia all year round. This is an OWD (Open Water Diver) course combined with Spanish lessons. You'll have four lessons of Spanish plus two hours of diving theory and practice everyday. We collaborate with PLANETA AZUL, fully qualified, highly experienced in all water sports and Spain’s first National Geographic Dive Centre and a PADI 5* Gold Palm Resort. All the necessary equipment will be supplied and, best of all, you don't need to have any diving experience at all! More experienced divers can choose from a breath-taking night dive, boat dives to many deep (100ft) shipwrecks, and of course dive the world-renowned Mediterranean shore sites. We have a tour that's right for you! We offer general dive instruction programs for all levels, from beginner, which allows a first time diver to experience scuba diving, all the way through dive career preparation programmes! To maintain your skills, and to make your diving experiences all the more enjoyable, we also offer just about any specialty course. Ask us for an adventure that suits you, one that's only your imagination away... Another activities related to water sports, like sailing, kite surfing, wake surfing, water skiing and rowing are also offered.... [-]

Spain Murcia
Open Enrollment
Full-time
5 days
Campus
Gateway School Of English

The English plus programmes are ideal for teenagers and adults alike who wish to combine English study with a leisure or cultural activity of their choice. ... [+]

The English plus programmes are ideal for teenagers and adults alike who wish to combine English study with a leisure or cultural activity of their choice.

For instance, it is possible to attend English language lessons and then participate in sports, such as Golf, Tennis or Scuba-diving. Another possibility is to follow a course that blends English study with a cultural programme related to the history and folklore of the Maltese Islands.

Such English and More courses will appeal to the students who wish to give added meaning to their learning of English, knowing that the Maltese Islands offer the best opportunity to indulge in their favorite sport or leisure activity.

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Malta Saint Julian's
September 2020
Campus
Outward Bound Costa Rica

What’s the best way to explore two Central American countries? Go on a cross-country expedition with Outward Bound Costa Rica and trek from the Caribbean to the Pacific! ... [+]

What’s the best way to explore two Central American countries? Go on a cross-country expedition with Outward Bound Costa Rica and trek from the Caribbean to the Pacific! Our Coast to Coast Expedition Semester is an 85-day course with an immersive journey on foot through valleys and lush rainforests for 26 days.

You will have the opportunity to brush up on your Spanish and immerse in Costa Rican traditions while through a homestay with a family in a rural area. Boost your leadership and raft-guiding skills through challenging and exhilarating whitewater rafting excursions. Explore remote tropical islands on a kayak and catch some waves on world-renowned beaches.

Then, travel to neighboring countries - Panama and Nicaragua. Go scuba diving in tropical waters and take part in service learning projects. Engage with natives through activities like sailing, wakeboarding, and snorkeling. At the end of the program, you will earn First Aid and CPR certifications, as well as up to 12 academic credits.... [-]

Costa Rica Cartago
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Full-time
1 semester
Campus
European School of Economics

The ESE Professional Programme in Sports Management course provides students with an expansive view of various sporting areas and with the skills required to succeed in t ... [+]

By its very nature, the world of sports commands particular attention. Sporting activities invite individuals to participate in various levels – emotional, physical, and intellectual. These activities provide an expressive outlet for an array of human needs, satisfying the desire to be challenged, succeed, and to interact in a group. Sporting activities are unique in that the sense of achievement attained is both intensely personal and group oriented.

The ESE Professional Programme in Sport Management course provides students with an expansive view of various sporting areas and with the skills required to succeed in this field of management, from controlling fan-packed stadiums to controlling the production of sports memorabilia and single player management. The specialisation in sports management endows students with a thorough understanding of the dynamic issues and practices present in sport management. Three central topics will be mastered in this course: sports management, sports marketing and sports event organisation.... [-]

Italy Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London Rome  + 4 More
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Full-time
Part-time
3 months
Campus
University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes

Saints Sport manages all sport and fitness related activities, services and facilities at the University of St Andrews and is a partnership between the Department of Spor ... [+]

Saints Sport manages all sport and fitness related activities, services and facilities at the University of St Andrews and is a partnership between the Department of Sport and the Athletic Union. We pride ourselves on our students’ ability to excel both in their academic and sporting endeavours and hold the student experience as a cornerstone of our strategy.

At Saints Sport we are committed to developing the perfect environment for the pursuit of excellence, enhancing student experience and personal development through involvement in sport and increasing engagement in sport within and outwith the University. Each strand of our programme helps us to work towards our goal and provides the best possible springboard for our graduates into the world, to help develop our staff and provide opportunities for our community.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
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Full-time
1 week
Campus
Elite Football Academy

Future Elite Sports can offer a full-time football programme for talented male football players whilst simultaneously studying for a degree. The Football Academy is a ful ... [+]

Future Elite Sports can offer a full-time football programme for talented male football players whilst simultaneously studying for a degree. The Football Academy is a full-time football programme which provides the perfect platform for players to continue to train and compete at a high level in the UK.

Based on the U.S Collegiate system, the Future Elite Academy allows players to continue to chase the dream of playing professionally, whilst simultaneously gaining an Internationally recognised degree. Located in the vibrant city of Northampton, the Academy provides top-level training facilities mixed with fantastic learning spaces.

Academy Overview

The Academy is unique, as it is designed to enable talented players to gain access to the professional/ non-league game, as well as access to American universities and clubs. Playing pathways for players include:... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2020
Full-time
Campus
The American College in Spain

Michael Campbell is a major champion and lifetime member of the European Tour. At age 7, he began playing golf on the Patea golf course in New Zealand, In 1988, Campbell ... [+]

Golf Program MICHAEL CAMPBELL 2005 US OPEN CHAMPION

Michael Campbell is a major champion and lifetime member of the European Tour. At age 7, he began playing golf on the Patea golf course in New Zealand, In 1988, Campbell represented New Zealand in various international amateur competitions, including the team victory at the 1992 Eisenhower Trophy. He also won the New South Wales Amateur and the Australian Amateur before turning professional in 1993. In 1995 he won the Alfred Dunhill Masters, and the Johnnie Walker Classic in 1999.

In 2000 he finished fourth on the European Tour Order of Merit and won the PGA Tour of Australasia’s Order of Merit with wins at the New Zealand Open, Ericsson Masters and the Heineken Classic. He defended his Heineken Classic trophy in 2001 and again finished in the top ten on the European Tour Order of Merit in 2002 with wins at the Smurfit European Open and the Nissan Irish Open.... [-]

Spain Marbella
September 2020
Full-time
Campus