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Sport Foundation Year

Solent University
4 years
Full time
Foundation / Pathway program
Scholarships available
On campus
Southampton
English
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Program description

Sport Foundation Year

Studying this foundation year could give students an opportunity to extend previous experience gained, or provide a route back into education. The course will help develop the key academic skills required to make the transition to studying a full honours degree. 

Designed to reflect the needs of the sports industry, students explore a variety of subjects from leadership to fitness foundations, sports business management, sport in the contemporary world and volunteering.

Admission requirements

This course is perfect for sports enthusiasts who wish to study for a full honours degree, but might not meet the entry requirements.

English language requirements

Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language. The agreed minimum requirements for this course are:

  • IELTS minimum 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component
  • TOEFL IBT minimum 80 with a minimum of 20 in each individual component
  • Duolingo English Language Test - 100 overall with minimum of 90 in each component
  • or equivalent.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year one

Core modules

  • Leadership Through Sport
  • Foundations of Fitness
  • The Sports & Football Industry
  • Fundamentals of Sport Business Management
  • Volunteering in Sport
  • Sport in the Contemporary World

Scholarships & funding

Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria.

For more information about scholarship options, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

  • UK and EU full-time fees: £9,250 per year
  • International full-time fees: £12 00 per year

Continuing studies

After successfully completing your studies, there's an opportunity to continue your studies at Solent.

Career opportunities

Students on our sports courses have gone on to secure roles with a vast range of sports industries, clubs and organisations.

Students will gain a broad knowledge and hands-on practical experience to enable them to progress to one of our sports degrees.

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Solent University

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education...


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Why study at Solent University

Everything we do at Solent is focused on you – your learning, your life, your career. We offer all of the skills, knowledge, and practical experience you’ll need – all the things employers are looking for. So, when you graduate, you’ll already feel like a professional.

  • Solent’s top areas of research and expertise are the creative and cultural industries, maritime and the environment, and sport, health and wellbeing.
  • Gain work experience with our in-house innovative student enterprises in retail, design and web, TV, music and radio production and event management.
  • Our lively student community is home to over 100 different nationalities – giving our campus and our classrooms a diverse, multicultural feel.

Contact info

Solent University

Solent University
E Park Terrace
SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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www.solent.ac.uk

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