Programme And Module Handbook
 
Programme Specification


Date Specification Approved 06/02/2020
College College Life and Env Sci
School Sport, Ex and Rehab Sciences
Department Golf Studies
Partner College and School
Collaborative Organisation and Form of Collaboration
Qualification and Programme Title B.Sc. Professional Golf Studies Part-time.
Programme Code 768D
Delivery Location Distance Education
Language of Study English
Length of Programme 2 Year(s)
Accreditations This programme has no outside accreditations
Aims of the Programme This is a unique qualification that will enable students to gain a foundation degree (FdSc) from the University of Birmingham, and also gain the skills required to become a member of The Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA), subject to status and application.
Programme Outcomes
Students are expected to have Knowledge and Understanding of: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
The equipment used in playing golf, specifically clubs and balls
The coaching process and the laws principles and preferences of the golf swing
Golf business and management principles
The application of sports science to golfers
Distance learning, lectures and tutorials, work-based learning
Assignments, unseen examinations and work-based assessments
Students are expected to have attained the following Skills and other Attributes: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
Students will be able to coach differing abilities of golfers
Students will have the ability to build golf clubs and custom fit clubs to the clients
Students will critically evaluate and reflect upon the key coaching principles, and evaluate key research and theories linked to this.
Students will engage with the appropriate theoretical aspects of coaching, business and research methods in order to evaluate current concepts and empirical evidence.
Students will engage evaluatively with their facility to produce and engage a better understanding of the work of the organisation and answer key questions around it.
Embedded communications skills in lectures, distance learning, feedback and tutorials, work-based learning
Assignments, unseen examinations practical and work-based assessments, civic engagement dissertation