By choosing to study our Foundation Year you will joining a friendly and stimulating environment in which you will be encouraged to achieve your full potential in both your academic work and your future career. We pride ourselves on our informal and supportive relationships with our students.
You will be assigned a personal tutor who will be responsible for your academic and personal progress throughout your studies. Along with this scheduled one-to-one support, you will receive regular feedback and guidance from your module tutors on your research, writing and study skills.The programme focuses on physical activity, sport, exercise, food, nutrition and diet to improve and maintain health. As a result of completing this degree, you will have the skills, knowledge and networks required to develop a career in this fast-growing industry, which is expanding to meet the ever increasing health needs of the population.
Thanks to LJMU's links with over 450 different employers in the North West alone, we can offer superb work placement opportunities in all three years of the course.
We are also actively involved in School Sport Partnerships, local community-based health organisations, Everton Football in the Community, various National Governing Bodies of Sport and Liverpool City Council. You will also have the opportunity to gain further work experience through LJMU's popular in-house ‘Sport Start’ scheme.
Plus from September 2017, IM Marsh students will have access to a free strength and conditioning studio onsite. All LJMU students are also entitled to apply for free off-peak membership for Lifestyles Fitness Centres across Liverpool and discounted peak-rate membership is also available so you can keep yourself active alongside your sport studies.