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Top Course Studies in Sport

Sport

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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Degree In Sports Management Collections

FDModa - LCI Barcelona
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The sport sector has evolved considerably in recent years thanks to advances in technology and the emergence of new products. Moreover, sport brands have introduced new branding and retail, positioned [+]

Best Course Studies in Sport 2017. Language of instruction: Spanish The sport sector has evolved considerably in recent years thanks to advances in technology and the emergence of new products. Moreover, sport brands have introduced new branding and retail sportswear positioned at the forefront of fashion. Today, the sportswear is not only focused on the practice of sports, but is present in a very remarkable way prêt à porter of our society. This trend has led to large companies in the fashion retail sector and bet on markets and expand their product lines by creating collections of sportswear. The evolution of the concept of wellness and consumer awareness, both to ecodesign as sustainability, has led to significant changes in the production and communication of fashion. The sponsoring or sponsorship are two strong points in communicating sportswear brands, two strategies that have acquired great power of influence in the sports world. The collaboration of elite athlete participation and advertising brands at sporting events, offer a vision of excellence for reference. Through this course the creative, technical and functional aspects necessary to create a collection of sport, as well as the most appropriate for each brand marketing strategies will be known. GOALS - To train professionals able to conceive, plan and develop projects according to the requirements and technical, functional, aesthetic and communicative constraints of sports collections. - Understand the characteristics, properties and behavior of materials used in sports collections. - To acquire the knowledge necessary for the development of marketing strategies, communication, trade and distribution in the sports sector. Syllabus The duration of the Graduate is 30 ECTS. [-]

Certificate III in Aquatics

Australian Sports Academy (ASA)
Campus Full time Part time January 2017 Australia Gold Coast

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of situations and activities in an aquatic setting. [+]

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of situations and activities in an aquatic setting. Qualification outcomes will depend on the specialisation chosen and include swimming teaching, pool lifeguard and pool operations. Work may be undertaken in locations such as aquatic facilities or environments, and indoor recreation facilities under some supervision. Job Roles aquatic operator pool lifeguard swimming teacher Pathways Information This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway. Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of endorsement. Entry Requirements There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Packaging Rules 15 units must be completed: 9 core units 7 elective units Delivery & Assessment Arrangements You are able to use a combination of pathways such as self-paced, classroom/ workshop tutorial and on or off the job to complete the qualification.Competency based assessment is used during all assessment activities. Competency is achieved through demonstrating your knowledge and practical application of skills.The “assessment activities” will include but not limited to such things as written/ oral questions, third party feedback where applicable, activities, and scenarios of knowledge and practical application of skills. Credit Transfer The organization recognises Australian Qualification framework qualifications and statements of attainment which are issued by any other Registered Training Organisation.Students may be entitled to a credit transfer in the following circumstances: Completed units of competency from a relevant National Training Package. Approved units of competency from a National Training Product. Successful RPL application Recognition of Prior Learning Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL is a process where a candidate may be granted credit or partial credit towards a qualification in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience and/or formal training. For additional information relating to RPL for this course, please contact Australian Sports Academy office. Accreditation This course has been developed under the Australian Quality Framework (AQF) and is a nationally recognised course. Qualifications granted by Australian Sports Academy are accredited by the Australian Government; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. [-]

Pool Lifeguard Course (Skill Set)

Australian Sports Academy (ASA)
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 month January 2017 Australia Gold Coast + 1 more

Skill sets are applicable across several community recreation occupations where licensing and registration schemes exist. The following skill set has been identified to align to aquatic registration schemes. [+]

Best Course Studies in Sport 2017. Skill sets are applicable across several community recreation occupations where licensing and registration schemes exist. The following skill set has been identified to align to aquatic registration schemes. Pathways Information These units provide credit towards SIS30113 Certificate III in Aquatics Licensing/Regulatory Information These competencies meet the skill and knowledge requirements under the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia’s Pool Lifeguard Award. Target Group This skill set is for those wishing to gain pool lifeguard accreditation and aligns to the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia Pool Lifeguard accreditation. Statement of Attainment These competencies from the SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package meet the skill and knowledge requirements under Royal Life Saving Society of Australia’s Pool Lifeguard Award. Entry Requirements Students must have the ability to: Retrieve an object from the deepest water within the aquatic environment, no greater than 3 metre; if depth is greater than 3 metre assistance may be used, e.g fins. Complete a 25 metre swim and 25 metre tow with assisted landing in less than 1 minute and 45 seconds. Students must have the fitness and strength level to: Swim 200 metres in less than 6 minutes, or And the ability to complete a 25 metre swim and 25 metre tow with assisted landing in less than 1 minute and 45 seconds. Course Duration The delivery and assessment for the Pool Lifeguard is 1 month with 4 Days block training and assessment (9am – 5pm) Course Numbers Minimum of 8 and maximum of 10 students per group. [-]

Aquatic Technical Operator Course (Skill Set)

Australian Sports Academy (ASA)
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 month January 2017 Australia Gold Coast + 1 more

Skill sets are applicable across several community recreation occupations where licensing and registration schemes exist. The following skill set has been identified to align to aquatic registration schemes. [+]

Skill sets are applicable across several community recreation occupations where licensing and registration schemes exist. The following skill set has been identified to align to aquatic registration schemes. Pathways Information These units provide credit towards SIS30113 Certificate III in Aquatics Licensing/Regulatory Information These competencies meet the skill and knowledge requirements under the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia’s Pool Lifeguard Award. Target Group This skill set is for those wishing to gain pool lifeguard accreditation and aligns to the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia Pool Lifeguard accreditation. Course Duration The delivery for the Aquatic Technical Operator is 1 month with 4 Days block training and assessment (9am – 5pm) [-]

Golf Program

The American College in Spain
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Marbella

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. [+]

Best Course Studies in Sport 2017. 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. In 2005, Michael won the US Open at Pinehurst No.2, closing out Tiger Woods down the stretch. Later that year, he also won the HSBC World Matchplay Championship. Now he has turned his attention to helping others derive the joy from golf that he has through the academy. Michael's vision is to provide the highest standards of service and quality instruction via his carefully selected venues and highly trained coaches. For students enrolled in Michael Campbell Golf Academy please contact our registrar's office to receive information according to our contractual agreement. [-]

Soccer Program

The American College in Spain
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Marbella

The American College in Spain has reached a collaboration agreement with Bobby Lennon, where he will act as the Director of the Soccer Program. [+]

Soccer Program The American College in Spain has reached a collaboration agreement with Bobby Lennon, where he will act as the Director of the Soccer Program. In 1993, Lennon founded the Richmond Kickers, a USL Professional Division 2 club, where he served as President and Coach. The 1995 Kickers were the first American team to win “the double”, winning both the US Open Cup and PDL National Championship. In 1997, Bobby Lennon sold the Richmond Kickers and created the Virginia Kickers, the first ever residential college prep program in the United States. The Virginia Kickers were located in Harrisonburg, Va., where the student-athletes attended school at Blue Ridge Community College while playing senior league games in New York City and the Washington DC area. Lennon moved the program to Palm Beach County, Florida in 1999 and were renamed to the Palm Beach Pumas. Lennon was inducted into the USL Hall of Fame, with the class of 2005. During Lennon’s 12-year stint in South Florida, he was the first ever coach of the Johnson & Wales University, Men and Women’s Soccer Program in North Miami. Lennon changed the Palm Beach Pumas name to the US Soccer Academy. While Bobby operated the US Soccer Academy, he also served as the Technical Director for the Virginia Soccer Association. In 2014, Bobby Lennon changed the US Soccer Academy name to Marbella United FC. Through all of Bobby Lennon’s programs, he has helped advance 30 players to the professional level and 132 student athletes into college soccer programs. HOW CAN I APPLY TO REGISTER FOR THE MARBELLA UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB? You can find all of the information, the registration forms, and the necessary documents on the MUFC web site and on the official MUFC Facebook page. [-]

Sustainable Sport & Events (SSE)

AISTS - International Academy of Sports Science and Technology
Campus Full time 2 - 2 days March 2017 Switzerland Lausanne

The AISTS Sustainable Sport & Events (SSE) open module provides an understanding of the current challenges and opportunities of sustainability in sport. [+]

NOTE: Registrations for the 2017 edition of the Sustainable Sport and Events open learning module are not yet open. The dates are confirmed but the programme and speakers are currently being finalised.

Sport and sport events have the potential to impact our society in both positive and negative ways. The ability of a sport federation or organisation to balance the economic, environmental and social impact of their activities, including events they host, organise or govern is critical to the future development of their sport.

Now more than ever, sports managers and event organisers have the opportunity to positively harness sport for the benefit of society, and by doing so, contribute to their organisation's bottom line.... [-]


Sport Event Management & Organisation Seminar (SEMOS)

AISTS - International Academy of Sports Science and Technology
Campus Full time 5 - 5 days October 2017 Switzerland Lausanne

The AISTS SEMOS module offers an overview of the key tasks that people need to successfully plan, communicate and operate when organising sport events. [+]

AISTS SEMOS (Sport Event Management & Organisation Seminar)

Gain all the benefits of a university course and education on a focused topic and in a condensed time frame.

The AISTS SEMOS module offers an overview of the key tasks that people need to successfully plan, communicate and operate when organising sport events, providing a 360° view and behind the scenes look at the mechanics of sport events.

Bringing together leaders of International Sport Federations and other experts of the AISTS network, including the International Olympic Committee and sport event organisers, AISTS SEMOS is both pertinent and practical, and recognises the increased expectations of spectators, media and sponsors at major events.... [-]


Course - Ridge to Reef Exploration

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 12 weeks September 2017 USA Cambridge Mexico Mexico City Honduras Tegucigalpa Costa Rica San José Belize Belmopan + 8 more

70% of the earth is ocean; here’s your chance to explore it in ways few people get to experience. Discover plants, animals and entire ecosystems living underwater. Learn water skills -- sailing, boating, sea kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving and more. Investigate coral reef restoration and sea turtle rehabilitation. Experience the thrills of caving and zip lining. Oceans can be hazardous – you’ll learn first aid, navigation and safe diving. [+]

Best Course Studies in Sport 2017. Ridge to Reef Exploration JANUARY 22 – APRIL 27, 2018 US, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica 70% of the earth is ocean; here’s your chance to explore it in ways few people get to experience. Discover plants, animals and entire ecosystems living underwater. Learn water skills -- sailing, boating, sea kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving and more. Investigate coral reef restoration and sea turtle rehabilitation. Experience the thrills of caving and zip lining. Oceans can be hazardous – you’ll learn first aid, navigation and safe diving. Discover the unspoiled Earth in Belize, Honduras and Costa Rica. You’ll work with the world-famous Scripps Institute of Oceanography. And you will challenge yourself physically and mentally, while connecting with a part of our world we could not live without. Skills Highlights Scuba certification EFR certification Oceanography Coral reef restoration Sailing Spelunking Sea kayaking Powerboat navigation Chocolate making Digital storytelling Fishing Zip lining PROGRAM EMPHASIS Marine science + ocean adventure DATES Jan 22 - Apr 27, 2018 DURATION 12 weeks COUNTRIES/LOCATIONS US, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica ACCOMMODATIONS Sailboats, dorms, hostels, homestays, campsites DEPARTURE CITY San Diego, CA RETURN CITY San Diego, CA AGES 18-22 PROGRAM FEE $26,000 (all-inclusive) [-]

Access to Sports Science Level 3

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 34 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

This one year course offers a flexible and comprehensive range of modules. Students select a personalised course that can meet a variety of outcomes. Modules are available at different levels and subject areas include Anatomy Physiology, Health & Fitness, Sports Injuries, [+]

Kensington and Chelsea College has a successful history of providing Further Education courses for adults. We offer a wide range of full-time and part-time courses right in the heart of London. There are often many reasons for returning to study later in life, you could simply want to pursue a new interest or hobby, or pick up where you left off at school. Whatever your reasons, we offer a wide variety of courses suitable for adult learning and be supported through your programme by our experienced and supportive staff. Course Overview This one year course offers a flexible and comprehensive range of modules. Students select a personalised course that can meet a variety of outcomes. Modules are available at different levels and subject areas include Anatomy Physiology, Health & Fitness, Sports Injuries, First Aid, Biomechanics, Sports Psychology, Diet and Nutrition, Coaching Skills and Sociology. These are applied to sport and exercise through classroom study, discussion and practical workshops. Acceptance on all courses is by interview only. You will need to demonstrate an interest and enthusiasm for the subject, along with a good level of both written and spoken English. Help and assistance can be given to students who have difficulty with language, numeric and IT skills. Successful completion of the course can lead directly into employment in the community, Higher Education or other vocational awards. Campus: Chelsea Centre Times: Mon/Tue 09:30 - 16:30 [-]

Sports Management Professional Programme

European School of Economics
Campus Part time 6 months January 2017 Italy Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London USA New York Rome + 8 more

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. [+]

Best Course Studies in Sport 2017. 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 the 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. Intake Dates: January, April, September Modules Offered* • Sports Promotion & Sponsorship • Major Event Management • E-Business & E-Commerce • International Business Decision Making * Modules may be subject to change Course Duration: 3-month in class course + minimum 3-month internship (optional) Mode of Delivery: Each module requires 3 in-class hours per week for a total of 12/15 weekly hours (Monday-Friday) Level of Instruction: Undergraduate (A High-School Diploma or equivalent is required to access this course). Course Assessment: Group Project and Presentation Entry Requirements: Application form (click here to apply online) High-School Diploma Résumé / CV Intermediate command of the English language (TOEFL / IELTS is a plus) Photocopy of passport / ID document Three passport-sized photographs Non-refundable £50 application fee Maximum Number of Attendees: 30 (In order to provide a unique learning experience with a ratio between Professor to students, no more than 30 students will be admitted into this programme) Internship Programme: Upon successful completion of the programme participants may opt to take a 3-month internship fitted to their profile and career objectives. An assessment with the ESE Placement Officer will determine their eligibility for a placement.* Intensive English Course (optional): ESE London offers an English Foundation Course, which starts 5-weeks prior to the commencement of the programme's start date. Students can choose to participate in one or more weeks, and may decide to do full or half-day instruction. Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification of successful completion of the programme. Application Process: To apply for the course, candidates are required to fill out an online application form and submit a non-refundable application with a fee of £50.00. * Visa Regulations Permitting ** Subject to change according to each Campus [-]

FdA in Sporting Events Management [Backstage Academy]

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Wakefield

The University of Bolton’s FdA Sporting Events Management at Backstage Academy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, is designed to give you the edge to succeed in a busy market place. It is a vocationally-orientated course and provides a unique focus on the sports events industry. The programme is the first of its kind dedicated to the convergence of the logistics of managing a professional sports business and facilitating a professional sporting... [+]

Sporting Events Management - FdA full-time [Backstage Academy] The University of Bolton’s FdA Sporting Events Management at Backstage Academy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, is designed to give you the edge to succeed in a busy market place. It is a vocationally-orientated course and provides a unique focus on the sports events industry. The programme is the first of its kind dedicated to the convergence of the logistics of managing a professional sports business and facilitating a professional sporting event. During the programme of study you will develop the knowledge and skills to successfully gain employment in a variety of exciting and demanding roles across the sporting events industries. About the course The programme will be delivered at the site of a professional rugby league club, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats RLFC, which is involved in playing elite level rugby league in the European Super League. Their events regularly feature on Sky TV and BBC One. The Sporting Events Management degree course will aid you to gain the personal and professional skills needed to work successfully in the sports event industry worldwide. Studying the programme will also equip you to be able to respond to the needs of clients and customers and manage live sporting events. The course combines the best of practical experience, learning and personal development. You will receive a high level of academic and pastoral support. As well as traditional lectures, seminars, examinations and tutors your learning will be enhanced with visits from guest speakers and master class seminars will be provided by industry professionals. International case studies and workshops, including opportunities to work on live projects for clients form part of several practical modules and significant periods of work placement during the programme. These experiences are valued by employers. The University of Bolton and Backstage Academy have longstanding links with industry professionals and employers. Our courses are designed to address the current and future needs of employers nationally and globally, and to enhance your lifelong career prospects. In addition, our highly experienced programme staff are keen to make the time you spend with them as academically stimulating and rewarding as possible. Our programme staff enjoy a well deserved reputation for being approachable and interested in their students’ progress. As teaching often takes place in small groups you are assured individual support and guidance at every stage. This degree will provide an understanding of the progression routes into employment in the sports industry, whilst ensuring a broad range of practical and work based training. Access to industrial professionals is common place. It is a developing industry and opportunities are available to graduates with real life vocational experience underpinned by theoretical academic study. Special features Industry engagement and progression into careers within the industry – the course has been uniquely designed with the help of industry practitioners, thus ensuring graduates meet the growing needs of the sports event industry. It offers excellent, individual tutor support together with an engaging range of varied assessment techniques and valuable practical opportunities and placements via Backstage Academy Crew. World-class facilities and opportunities to engage with industry professionals and productions. Many of the seminars and workshops are delivered by acknowledged industry experts who pass on their experience and best practices to learners. What you will learn The Sporting Events Management degree incorporates subject-specific modules based upon evolving technologies, emerging job roles and industry practices, and reflects modern academic developments in delivering learning in a creative and engaging environment. You will be supported at every stage of your learning and development. The distinctiveness of the course is maintained through an emphasis on a critical analysis of sports event management techniques and processes. Central themes developed throughout the course are based around customer engagement and satisfaction, a complete understanding of how a professional sports club runs and how all parts of the business are focussed on the live events or fixtures that showcase the sports. This will ensure your ability to engage in a range of processes from managing client expectations, creating original and engaging events, programmes and visual spectacles and transferring your work to the live stadium via collaborative and team working in an international context. What you will study Level 1 Academic and Employment Skills for the Sport Events Industries; An Introduction to The Sports Event Industry; Introduction to the Impact and Legacies of Sports Events; Sports Event Project Design; Fundamentals of Sports Performance for Events; Revenue and Finance for Sports Events. Level 2 Research and Professional Skills for the Workplace; Planning for Impacts and Legacy in Sports Events; Commercial and Financial Management for Sports Events; Planning for Sports Events; Work Placement and Career Development. Throughout your programme you will be encouraged to reflect on the development of your academic and professional skills and make recommendations for self-improvement. Entry requirements This course is open to UK and EU students. Applications from International students cannot usually be accepted because the study location for this course does not have a Tier 4 licence. Therefore, if you require sponsorship under Tier 4 (i.e. a Tier 4 international student visa to study in the UK) then unfortunately we will be unable to consider your application for this course. 160 UCAS points from at least one, but preferably two A2-levels (or equivalent) in any subjects. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English and mathematics. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). Applications from mature students with no formal qualifications may be considered where those individuals have considerable work experience. Applicants will be required to produce a portfolio, attend an interview and take a diagnostic assessment. [-]

Post Graduate Program In Sports Management

International Institute of Sports Management (IISM)
Campus Full time 1 year July 2017 India Mumbai

Post Graduate Program In Sports Management [+]

Best Course Studies in Sport 2017. Campus: Mumbai, Jai Hind College Monday to Friday – 3:00PM to 8:00PM Core Subjects Leadership in Sports and Personnel Management Sports Accounting and Finance Marketing Management in Sports Business of Sports Facility Management and Event Ops Management Indian Sports Leagues and Industry (Includes League and Team Management) Sports Law and Ethics Sports Organisation and Governance Grassroot Development Electives Research Methodology and Sports Media in Sports, Media Management Global Strategic Sports Management Digital Sports Marketing Eligibility Criteria Graduate in any field with min. 45% [-]

Foundation Degree (FdSc) Cycling Performance

Writtle College
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Chelmsford

This two-year Foundation degree in Cycling Performance is an exciting new course designed so you can pursue your cycling ambitions while studying. [+]

This two-year Foundation degree in Cycling Performance is an exciting new course designed so you can pursue your cycling ambitions while studying. The unique feature of this programme is the access it will give you to a British-registered professional cycling team which regularly competes in the United Kingdom and mainland Europe enabling you to gain high quality work-based learning in a top performance cycling environment and exposing you to many of the key aspects of running a world-class cycling team. The course will teach you about the application of physiological, psychological and biomechanical principles to improving cycling performance and facilitates the pursuit of a variety of pathways within the cycling industry including, for example, rider support, rider performance or cycling development. It is aimed at either aspiring cyclists who want to improve their own performance or those who have a passion for cycling and want to enter into a career in coaching, team management or cycling development. The course has been carefully designed with the competitive cyclist and coach in mind with the majority of college-based teaching happening over the winter semester. For the remainder of the year you are able to study using a mixture of work-based learning (work experience) or distance learning while you race or coach. If you are an experienced competitive cyclist and enrol on the course, you will have the opportunity to race for the college cycling club and may be entered for British Universities and Colleges (BUCS) competitions. Where a student wishes to obtain experience racing abroad we will attempt to facilitate this through our wide range of contacts. Summary of the key features of the course: A flexible course designed to allow you to study while you race or coach Access to additional coaching qualifications Develop your coaching and leadership skills through specifically designed modules Gain a unique work-based learning experience through our association with a professional cycling team Learn about the psychological, physiological and biomechanical aspects of cycling performance £1500 Subject Scholarship available for those students starting in September 2016 Option to top-up with an additional third year onto the BSc (Hons) Sports and Exercise Performance degree New Subject Scholarship to support Sports study at Writtle As part of the College’s commitment to the sports sector, we are delighted to announce that a discretionary bursary of £1,500 is being made available to all new first year students starting on the Writtle Sports and Exercise scheme in September 2016. This will reduce your commitment to £7,500 per year. [-]

French Courses - Sports & Language programme (for aged 12-16)

CAVILAM
Campus Full time 1 - 52 weeks September 2017 France Vichy

An opportunity for younger learners between the ages of 12 and 16 to make the most of their summer with a fun approach to learning French and the chance to try out different sports! [+]

Best Course Studies in Sport 2017. Objectives & programme An opportunity for younger learners between the ages of 12 and 16 to make the most of their summer with a fun approach to learning French and the chance to try out different sports! A partnership between CAVILAM – Alliance française and summer-camp organiser Vichy Stages (an approved Youth & Sports organisation). All participants receive a certificate on completing the course. Mornings: French lessons at CAVILAM – Alliance française with qualified teachers experienced in working with children and teenagers (no more than 15 students per class). Foreign students take French classes while French students may choose between English, Spanish and German. All students take part in the same activities in the afternoon. All participants receive a certificate on completing the course. Afternoons: A range of sports activities at the Vichy Stages sporting centre and summer camp, which is only 10 minutes’ walk from CAVILAM – Alliance française. See below for details of available pursuits (mostly outdoor), organised according to weather forecasts: Introduction to tennis and golf, swimming, canoeing and kayaking, rafting, table tennis, basketball, volleyball, squash, mountain biking, badminton, gym, archery, tree-based adventure course, bowling and mini-golf Regional discovery outings include Vulcania (theme park), Le Pal (leisure park), hiking in the Volcans d’Auvergne national park and trips to Clermont-Ferrand Entertainment: theme nights, end-of-course party and awards Supervision & responsibility: Vichy Stages:supervision by the Vichy Stages team, with one supervisor per 10 children. CAVILAM – Alliance française: supervision by CAVILAM – Alliance française teachers during classes. Accommodation: (full board) in student residences or with a host family. Girls and boys in separate rooms. 24/7 supervision by a team of qualified staff. Length & dates: 15 hours of French per week (mornings only) Two-week or four-week sessions during the summer holidays (July and August) Half-board or full-board accommodation options: 2 weeks, half board (2015): 28/06 – 11/07 | 12/07 – 25/07 | 26/07 – 08/08 | 09/08 – 22/08 4 weeks, half board (2015): 28/06 – 25/07 | 12/07 – 08/08 | 26/07 – 22/08 2 weeks, full board (2015): 28/06 – 11/07 | 12/07 – 25/07 | 26/07 – 08/08 | 09/08 – 22/08 4 weeks, full board (2015): 28/06 – 25/07 | 12/07 – 08/08 | 26/07 – 22/08 Fees Half board Breakfast and snack included Full board All meals & accommodation included 2 weeks €1,075 €1,705 4 weeks €2,156 € €3,625 € Enrolment 62 € These fees include lessons, activities, full-board accommodation, sports equipment, local transport (excursions and outings) and 24/7 supervision. Shuttle service to and from the airport is not included. Emergencies In case of emergency (such as an accident or late arrival), CAVILAM – Alliance française and Vichy Stages staff will liaise with one another and deal with the problem, contacting parents when necessary. Emergency phone number: +33 (0)6 82 82 70 83 Additional information Vichy Stages facilities: 17 tennis courts (including 10 outdoor clay courts, 4 indoor clay courts and 3 outdoor hard courts), swimming pool, volleyball, badminton, table tennis basketball, gym, mountain biking and cafeteria. CAVILAM – Alliance française is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including multimedia language labs and the latest audio and video technology. Vichy Stages and CAVILAM – Alliance française are insured for all services provided. Children must be covered by medical and repatriation insurance. NB: Cancellations made at least three weeks before the arrival date will be refunded, with the exception of enrolment fees. Cancellations made within three weeks of the arrival date will not be refunded. [-]