Undergraduate BA (Hons)

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Sport Development with Foundation Year

Transition into higher education and prepare for degree-level study with our BA (Hons) Sport Development with integrated foundation year.

Sport Development with Foundation Year

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    C698
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    4 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

If you don’t have the required UCAS points to secure a place on the full degree programme, this integrated foundation year will enable you to transition onto our BA (Hons) Sport Development course, preparing you for academic life at university.

As part of your foundation year, you’ll:

  • Study four sport-related modules -These will introduce you to the subjects included on each of our routes, from sport development and sport and exercise science to coaching and lifelong health
  • Study two additional modules that will help you develop the academic and study skills needed to successfully transition from school or the workplace to higher education

As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Learn how to provide opportunities for participation in sport for all sections of society and encourage people to lead healthier lives
  • Examine how issues such as racism, poverty and gender inequality impact on sport participation – and how as a future practitioner you can challenge these issues
  • Build your teamwork and management skills so you can lead on sporting projects to improve participation rates and attract investment

You’ll learn how to access the extensive resources and support services available here at Leeds Beckett, whether you need a hand locating specialist materials in the Library, or you need advice about personal issues.

Visit each of the course pages below for details of the modules offered as part of your chosen course.

BSc (Hons) Science of Sport Performance

BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Nutrition

BSc (Hons) Physical Activity, Exercise & Health

BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching

BA (Hons) Sport Marketing

BA (Hons) Physical Education

BA (Hons) Physical Education with Outdoor Education

BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science

BA (Hons) Sport Business Management

Why study Sport Development with Foundation Year at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. 90% of BA (Hons) Sport Development students in work or further study 15 months after graduating 
  2. Take part in a six-week work placement. This could be with local authority sport development teams, national governing bodies of sport, community groups, high schools, sports clubs or youth organisations
  3. Build contacts with potential future employers by running your own community sports project or event for an external client
  4. Study in the university’s new £45m state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building. The building will include a wealth of outstanding facilities, including dedicated research laboratories, a hypoxic laboratory and an indoor sprint track for performance training and analysis

**Graduate Outcomes 2020

BA (Hons) Sport Development | Course insights Sport Development Course Director Stephen Robson talks about the course at Leeds Beckett University

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