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Sport and Fitness

The Open University UK

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24 months
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6192 GBP/year
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About

This Diploma of Higher Education in Sport and Fitness at The Open University UK will help put you on track for a career in fitness training, sports coaching or similar roles. It will develop work-related and academic skills to enhance your performance; and explore the key principles of sports science, psychology, training, coaching and leadership.

Overview

You’ll apply your learning to practice, focusing on meeting participants’ physical and psychological needs. By the end of the Diploma of Higher Education in Sport and Fitness course at The Open University UK, you’ll be a more effective, reflective practitioner and you’ll be well on the way to a degree.

Key features of the course

  • Offers flexible learning that fits around your sport, fitness and work commitments
  • Demonstrates a strong applied focus through the extensive use of audiovisual case studies
  • Uses innovative technology such as augmented reality to enhance your learning
  • Enables you to gain Register of Exercise Professions CPD points throughout your study
  • Builds a solid foundation for further study
Career relevance

This diploma is ideal if you want to enhance your prospects in sports coaching, fitness training or the leadership of recreational groups. It’s also valuable if you’re self-employed in the sport and fitness sector, working at sports clubs or keen to develop your career in sports management or sports development. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Working with people in sport and fitness
  • Sport and exercise psychology in action
  • Applying sport and exercise sciences to coaching

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details

Registration opens in March.

Language

English
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Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification.

  • You don’t need experience of working in sport and fitness prior to starting this diploma. However, you’ll find the modules and assignments much easier and more fulfilling if you can draw on employment (paid or unpaid) experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

At current prices, the total cost of your qualification would be £12,384

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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