• Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
This Working and Learning in Sport and Fitness module from The Open University UK will help you apply ideas from your study to the sport or fitness environments. It will improve your effectiveness and awareness of professional issues in the workplace. It is aimed at health and fitness instructors, sports coaches, potential leisure managers and those supporting in voluntary sports clubs.

About

This Working and Learning in Sport and Fitness module from The Open University UK will help you apply ideas from your study to the sport or fitness environments. It will improve your effectiveness and awareness of professional issues in the workplace. It is aimed at health and fitness instructors, sports coaches, potential leisure managers and those supporting in voluntary sports clubs.You will develop reflective skills and a sound understanding of the key principles and values underlying leading and motivating people. These include interpersonal communication, instructional skills and customer care.\

Modules count towards OU qualifications

OU qualifications are modular in structure; the credits from this undergraduate-level module could count towards a certificate of higher education, diploma of higher education, foundation degree or honours degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

 The five main study themes are:

  • Encouraging and Maintaining Motivation – investigates how you and the people you interact with at work are motivated, and techniques that can be used to develop motivation
  • Communicating Effectively – considers the elements of effective interpersonal communication skills and the different types of interaction between staff and customers in the workplace
  • Leading People and Teams – evaluates the skills required to lead and influence people effectively in the workplace and the management of change
  • Understanding and Enhancing Learning and Instruction – investigates the theory and practice of learning generally and specifically that of instructing physical skills
  • You and Your Customers – identifies your customer segments, their expectations and how external communication with them can be most effectiv.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This is a key introductory OU level 1 module. OU level 1 modules provide core subject knowledge and study skills needed for both higher education and distance learning to help you to progress to modules at OU level 2.
  • There are no academic entry requirements for E113. The module is a broad introduction to working and learning in sport and fitness settings, and no assumptions are made about the knowledge or education you bring to it.
  •  You don’t need experience of working in the sector prior to starting your studies. But you will find the module and the assignments much easier and more fulfilling if you can draw on your own experiences in sport and fitness environments during your study.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    28640 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28640 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
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Living costs for Milton Keynes

  • 848 - 1350 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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