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Professional Golf

The University of the Highlands and Islands

48 months
Duration
12360 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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About

This Professional Golf degree from The University of the Highlands and Islands, unique in Scotland, is part of a partnership between the university and the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA). 

Overview

Based in Dornoch, close to the world-renowned Royal Dornoch Golf Club, the BA (Hons) Professional Golf is aimed at those aspiring to a career in the golf industry and offers the opportunity to work in various roles, with a particular focus on coaching and performance.

This degree is recognised by the PGA and graduates may gain membership of the PGA (subject to application).

This Professional Golf degree at The University of the Highlands and Islands will incorporate themes relevant to the varied demands of the industry, in particular those met by professional coaches. These themes will develop from year one, through to the honours year and encompass coaching, equipment technology, sports science and business.

Special features

  • The course is unique due to its proximity and close working relationship with Royal Dornoch Golf Club, rated top 5 in the world. The club is also supportive of our students' development, offering coaching opportunities, hosting golf events and providing placement opportunities.
  • Graduates can gain PGA membership (subject to application)
  • You will study in a unique location – playing opportunities include Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Niche Professional: A Business Analysis
  • Sports and Exercise Psychology
  • Work Placement: Professional Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 Scottish Highers at grade C or above OR
  • 2 A levels at grade C or above
  • There is also a current golf handicap requirement of 6.4 or lower for men, and 8.4 or lower for women
  • You may be able to enter year two of the degree if you have an appropriate Higher Education qualification in a relevant subject
  • Applicants with other qualifications or relevant experience are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis
  • Successful applicants will be required to complete a PVG Disclosure Check and become PVG Scheme Members in order to undertake this course

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12360 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • Eu: £1,820

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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