What I'll learn
In addition to your academic learning schedule, you will be supported on modules designed by sports professionals. Each module will develop a specific facet of your game, including your ability to read and interpret the game around you, as well as the correct mental and physical preparation and recovery.
As part of the AASE squad, you will study the following:
- Technical & Tactical Coaching
- Strength & Conditioning
- Sports Psychology
- Sports Nutrition
You will also get the opportunity to compete in the highly competitive RFU AASE League, a widely-renowned competition at the highest level of college sport.
Although we understand your passion and focus may be on the player development programme, you will are expected to place your academic studies as your first priority. According to our latest graduation data, nearly 600 Activate Learning graduates went on to study courses at over 90 different higher education providers across the UK. That includes Oxford University, King's College London and 18 of the 24 universities that make up the world-class Russell Group. Many more have walked straight into the world of work after benefitting from our wide range of industry connections. We expect you to uphold these high standards.
Whatever your academic ambitions, Activate Learning offers hundreds of programmes and our specialist Advice and Admissions team can help you find the coure that is right for you. All our programmes incorporate our award-winning Learning Philosphy, which will give you the skills you need to succeed in your studies and personal life whie at college and beyond.
How I'll learn
The environment on this course is designed to mirror a professional environment and you should expect to treat it as such.
You will have regular access to professional services to help improve your abilities as a player, as well as group and one-to-one coaching support.
Our AASE Group is comprised of the top 30 players within the college's Elite Sports sector, while the next best 30 players form the AASE Development Group. Our AASE squad competes at a very high level and applicants are expected to be capable of playing to at least county standard.