If you have the ability but not the qualifications, an extended degree is the first step to graduation. This four-year programme is identical to the three-year degree, but includes a foundation year, and has a lower entry tariff. In the foundation year, gain the academic skills you need to succeed at degree level. Then maximise your abilities in a degree that blends practical courses in athletics, dance, games, gymnastics and swimming and theoretical courses related to the scientific, psychological and sociological study of physical education and sport. It will be a challenging and rewarding experience. The foundation year will be taught at our Greenwich campus, the following three years will be taught at our Avery Hill campus. The foundation year is designed to give you: A thorough introduction to the practical and theoretical elements in physical education and sport Essential computing skills Improved communication Academic writing skills An understanding of ethics, enterprise and leadership The ability to manage your studies independently. After the foundation year, you'll also study courses related to sport policy, practice and development, which consider the context and principles of teaching and coaching. There is also the opportunity to examine contemporary PE and sporting issues and their impact within local, national and international communities. Research skills are developed in each year leading to the supervised independent study course in the final year. The aims of the programme are to: Provide an education in the disciplines integral to physical education and sport Enhance knowledge and understanding of physical education and sport Develop key transferable skills such as information technology (IT), team work, problem solving, self-assessment, and application of research and mathematical skills Develop an enquiring and analytical approach to the study of physical education and sport.