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Professional Golf HND

Level: SCQF 8

UCAS Code: 4K53

Available at these campuses: Elmwood

About the Course

Throughout the course you will develop competencies in key skills required for employment in the industry or progression to degree level study. You will also develop an understanding of coaching theories, scientific principles relating to skill acquisition and fitness as well as the importance of research informing effective practice.

The course is also designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding of working with advanced performers in golf and how to analyse ad develop performance in more demanding competitive situations.

Course Duration: 2 years if studied full-time.

The golf teams from SRUC’s Elmwood campus

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of 2 Scottish Highers (CC)/A-Levels (DE). Alternative qualifications such as a related National Certificate will be considered. Candidates should be able to demonstrate regular participation in golf through current club membership and handicap. To be successful all candidates must complete a playability exam as part of their coursework.

Course Content

You will study a wide range of subjects including Golf Coaching: Advanced Skills, Improving Coaching of Sports, Fitness Conditioning, Psychology of Sports Performance, Research Investigation in Sports and Sports Mechanics.

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