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BSc (Hons) Adventure Sport and Coaching Science with Foundation Year

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

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96% of Derby graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree. (HESA, 2016)

If you have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly on to the honours degree programme, you can choose to start at foundation year stage

This course provides you with:

  • The unique opportunity to develop practical skills and theoretical knowledge of coaching and human performance in adventure sport
  • Real world learning experiences at our Oaklands Manor Outdoor Leadership Centre, based on the edge of the Peak District National Park
  • Opportunities to go on exciting fieldtrips, including rock climbing in Snowdonia National Park, kayaking in Scotland, and caving in the Yorkshire Dales
  • Personal equipment to use during your study, including a rucksack, fleece, t-shirts, dry bag, first aid kit and maps of the area
  • Placement opportunities within professional development to prepare you for the workplace
  • Opportunities to gain coaching awards and first aid relevant to the discipline area.


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