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City of Edinburgh Basketball Academy

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 4

Study mode Part time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2021

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Course overview

The Basketball Academy gives players aged 16 and upwards the chance to combine their studies with professional athlete training. During this exciting course you will take part in daily training sessions and work on your individual skills. You will play in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) leagues as part of the Edinburgh College teams as well as playing in the City of Edinburgh Basketball Club teams.  
 
This programme will push your basketball potential and progress your game to the highest standard possible. This is, in turn, will benefit the Club, school and national teams that you play for as they will lead by example in their professionalism and dedication. The Talent Programme will dovetail with and complement other development programmes such as basketball Scotland’s National Team programmes. 

What you will learn

  • How to establish a high-performance culture and work ethic focused on skill acquisition in preparation for elite competition 

How the course is assessed

There is no formal assessment but your practical abilities will be observed. 

Number of days per week

1 evening per week 

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements 
  • You can be invited by City of Edinburgh Basketball or apply directly 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Developing Sporting Performance - Athlete Development 
  • Access to Sports Coaching and Developing Sport 
  • HNC/D Sport and Fitness Courses depending on candidates Higher level exam results 

Career options

This course will give you fitness and transferable skills which can lead to a career as an athlete or a fitness coach 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Part time 30/08/21 41 Weeks

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