If you’re passionate about sport and are looking to develop your understanding of sport at community and elite level then this foundation degree is for you. The programme emphasises linking theory to practice and provides many opportunities for students to apply their skills in real world contexts. This programme balances practical experience in industry with academic study to give you the knowledge and leadership skills that employers are looking for in this competitive industry. To underpin your coaching knowledge, you will look at how sport is organised, delivered and managed in the community, the scientific principles of psychology, performance analysis and exercise science. **Progression** On graduation from this programme, you will be well placed to pursue a career in community coaching, sport and physical activity development as well as working for a national governing body of sport. Alternatively you can continue your studies by going on to complete a full Honours Degree such as the BSc (Hons) Sports Development and Coaching or the BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching at the University of Gloucestershire.