Sport Exercise and Wellness Management FDSc

Sport Exercise and Wellness Management FDSc

UCAS Code: C603

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About this course

The Foundation Degree in Exercise and Wellness Management provides a contemporary curriculum, developing you with a skillset that prepares you for a range of careers in this rewarding and internationally developing field of study. The programme offers a new and vibrant area of academic exploration that has been designed in recognition of the needs of the industry, through consultation with key employers including exercise, fitness and wellness industry professionals.

The course focuses on the development of your skills and knowledge across disciplines in exercise and wellness to include: the understanding of the body from an exercise science perspective developing a functional knowledge in physiology and anatomy, exercise psychology, coaching and mentoring, corporate wellness, physical activity and nutrition, wellness industry from a global context, business management and entrepreneurial skills. The course aims to provide flexible learning opportunities to develop apply and reflect on the provision of wellness practices providing opportunities for you to advance a sound base of knowledge of the theories that underpin exercise and wellness management.

The course is a University of Worcester validated Foundation degree and will run at Dudley College Evolve Campus with some occasional lectures and visits at the University of Worcester allowing you to take advantage of the excellent facilities and support available at both institutions. The course will be delivered through a combination of modes including daytime and evening lectures as well as Work Based Learning opportunities enabling the continuation in employment within the industry or to gain work experience whilst studying.

On successful completion of the programme there are opportunities to progress onto a linked BSc (Hons) degree in Exercise and Wellness Management programme at University of Worcester.

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What you will study:

Level 4 Semester 1:
- Functional Anatomy and Physiology(15 credits)
- Physical Activity, Exercise and nutrition(15 credits)
- Foundations of Exercise and Wellness Management( 30 credits)
- WBL Reflective Professional Practice(30 credits)

Level 4 Semester 2:
- Exercise Psychology(15 credits)
- Innovative Exercise Environments(15 credits)
- Foundations of Exercise and Wellness Management
- WBL Professional Practice

Level 5 Semester 1:
- Corporate Wellness Management(15 credits)
- Operational Management(15 credits)
- Exercise and Wellness Research Skills and Project(30 credits)
- WBL Reflective Professional Practice(30 credits)

Level 5 Semester 2:
- Strategic Community engagement(15 credits)
- Exercise Training and Prescription(15 credits)
- Exercise and Wellness Research Project and Project
- WBL Reflective Professional Practice

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What are the entry requirements?

72 UCAS Tariff points or Access to HE diploma.
Professional qualifications considered on an individual basis

Course assessment

The foundation degree is a vocational course and therefore assessment methods will reflect this. A variety are used to assess learning including:
- Online discussion
- Individual and group presentations
- Case Studies
- Work placement reflective journal
- Business plans
- Essays and reports

Where Can I Learn More?

For more information on gaining this qualification at Dudley College of Technology please contact the learner services team at or phone 01384 363 363.

Please Note

All courses are run subject to numbers, although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information shown above, Dudley College reserves the right to amend the content/arrangements therein as deemed necessary.

All fees quoted are normally per year, are the “standard” prices only and may be subject to change without notice. This applies to those who have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for at least 3 years prior to the start of the course, for a purpose other than full-time education. Unless directly specified, there are no additional costs associated with materials to be purchased or trips for this course.

Exceptions to the ”standard” prices may apply - see below for details and how to find out more:

  • Students under 16 years of age - contact the 14-16 Centre Manager on 01384 363 208.
  • Students aged 16-18 are not usually required to pay course fees on full or part-time courses. Contact the admissions team on 01384 363 333 for further details.
  • Non-standard UK/EU/EEA residents and international students - contact the international office on 01384 363 356 or email:


Initial Assessment

Please note that you may be asked to complete an initial assessment for any course that Dudley College offers.

* Statistics from undergraduate induction survey 2013-14.