Frequently Asked Questions2022-04-20T11:21:59+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

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Foundation Degree in Golf Studies (FdSc)

What are the academic entry requirements?2022-03-24T10:39:28+00:00

The minimum academic entry criteria is four GCSEs at grades 4 to 9 (A to C pre- 2017) including Maths and English Language.  

How much time will I need to spend on the course every week?2022-03-24T10:40:18+00:00

You should aim to spend nine to 10 hours per week on your course work.  

How long does the course take to complete?2022-03-24T10:40:08+00:00

Three years. 

Will I be eligible for a student loan?2022-03-24T10:44:13+00:00

Visit the Government to find out more by CLICKING HERE.

How much does the course cost?2022-03-24T10:40:35+00:00

The tuition fee is currently £4,250 per academic year for UK entrants and £5,500 for international students.   

Is there an open day?2022-03-24T10:44:36+00:00

Yes – usually in June & August. 

What do I do now?2022-11-24T16:27:07+00:00

Simply fill in the online application form by CLICKING HERE

Am I eligible for these courses?2022-04-20T10:18:42+00:00

Check list:  

  I have a signed WHS certificate  

My handicap is no higher than 6.4 (men)/8.4 (women)  

I have employment in the golfing industry (we can offer help if you need it)  

I meet the appropriate academic requirements 

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Diploma in Higher Education Golf Studies (DipHE)

Is it full-time and do I need to attend university?2022-03-24T10:48:03+00:00

No, it is part-time.  You will study through a combination of face-to-face, video conference, online, workshop, and practical approaches to support your work-based learning. 

What are the academic entry requirements?2022-03-24T10:53:46+00:00

Two Scottish Highers at grade C or above Alternatively, consideration will be given to applicants with four National 5 awards or equivalent (including English and Maths)  

How much time will I need to spend on the course?2022-03-24T10:54:02+00:00

You should aim to spend nine to 10 hours per week on your course work.   

How long does the course take to complete?2022-03-24T10:54:18+00:00

Three years  

How much does the course cost?2022-03-24T10:54:40+00:00

£1,250* per year for Scottish students, £4,250* per year for students from elsewhere in the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) with a term-time address in Scotland. For students living in the UK and assessed as international for fee status, fees will be £5,500* per year.    

*Plus £812.50 for additional PGA elements each year.  

Will I be eligible for a student loan?2022-03-24T10:55:16+00:00

There are several funding sources, depending on where you come from. Residents of Scotland studying on undergraduate programmes in Scotland normally have their fees paid by the Students Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS). Learn more HERE    

Is there an open day?2022-03-24T10:55:33+00:00

Yes – usually in June & August.   

What do I do now?2022-03-24T10:56:30+00:00

Apply HERE .

Am I eligible for these courses?2022-04-20T10:18:35+00:00

Check list:  

  I have a signed WHS certificate  

My handicap is no higher than 6.4 (men)/8.4 (women)  

I have employment in the golfing industry (we can offer help if you need it)  

I meet the appropriate academic requirements 

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BSc Applied Golf Management Studies

When does the course start?2022-03-24T11:04:48+00:00

The academic year varies, but it is usually towards the end of September.

When is the closing date for applying?2022-03-24T11:04:29+00:00

Usually around mid-January. 

Is it full-time and do I need to attend university?2022-03-24T11:04:12+00:00

Yes. Lectures take place at the University of Birmingham’s Edgbaston campus as well as at The PGA National Training Academy at The Belfry. 

What are the academic entry requirements?2022-03-24T11:03:58+00:00

You will need three A-levels with a typical offer of ABB.  

How much time will I need to spend on the course every week?2022-03-24T11:03:44+00:00

You will be a full-time student.

How long does the course take to complete?2022-03-24T11:03:24+00:00

Three years

How much does the course cost?2022-03-24T11:03:10+00:00

The University of Birmingham will charge the maximum approved tuition fee per year. The fees for your first year of study will therefore be £9,250 for UK entrants and £19,980 for international students 

Will I be eligible for a student loan?2022-03-24T11:02:54+00:00

You can find out HERE  

Is there an open day?2022-03-24T11:02:35+00:00

Yes – further information can be found on the Universities website HERE

What do I do now?  2022-11-24T13:05:45+00:00

Apply directly to the University of Birmingham HERE

Am I eligible for these courses?2022-04-20T10:18:38+00:00

Check list:  

  I have a signed WHS certificate  

My handicap is no higher than 6.4 (men)/8.4 (women)  

I have employment in the golfing industry (we can offer help if you need it)  

I meet the appropriate academic requirements 

Enquire Now