About Us

This exciting new foundation degree is highly innovative. Delivered using our leading Esports facilities, you will have the opportunity to work with people with similar interests and aims in this new and exciting area of study.

The programme builds on existing skills and supports the development of transferable skills related to Esports, sport, health, physical activity and coaching. The course focuses on skills development and practical application of knowledge using our strong links and network of partnerships. The course is inter-disciplinary in nature meaning that students experience a range of learning and teaching methods, assessments and potential opportunities for further study and employment upon completion.

Classes will be made up of a mixture of lectures, taught and theory seminars and discussion groups as well as practical, reflection and private study. You will be required to work in whole and small group teams and independently. You will be required to plan, deliver and evaluate in a range of practical settings and environments as well as prepare for classes by research and reading (otherwise known as directed activities).

Year one:

Introduction to Academic Research Skills
Principles and Practice of Self-development
Fundamentals of Teaching and Coaching (Esports)
Psychology of Physical Activity (Esports)
Current Contexts of Physical Education and Esports
Ethical Considerations in Esports
Year two:

Advanced Academic Research Skills
Employability, Enterprise and Creativity
Coaching and Esports Pedagogy
Social and Contemporary Issues (Esports)
Enhancing Learning in Esports and Education Settings
Healthy Lifestyles and Wellbeing in Esports


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