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Sports & Exercise Science

HIGHER NATIONAL CERTIFICATE/DIPLOMA IN SPORT & EXERCISE SCIENCE

IS THIS FOR ME?

This two-year course will give you the knowledge and skills for gaining employment in the sector or progressing to degree-level study at university.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Your course will consist of classroom-based assignments, projects, practical tests and exams.

You will study topics including advanced nutritional strategies for athletes; laboratory and field-based testing for performance; biomechanics, injury prevention and sports massage; sport-specific strength and conditioning programme; psychology for sports performance and, research methods in sport and exercise sciences.

The HNC is awarded after successful completion of the first year.

WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Having successfully completed the HND, you will be able to progress to:

the final year of university to complete a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science
paid employment in the sector as a sports therapist, strength and conditioning coach, sports nutritionist and a sport and exercise scientist

KEY FACTS DOCUMENT

View our key facts document for this course here.

FEES AND FUNDING

Tuition fees

EU £4875 Year 1
England £4875 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4875 Year 1
Scotland £4875 Year 1
Wales £4875 Year 1
Channel Islands £4875 Year 1

Additional Fee Information

The course fee includes membership to BASES, Trips and Visits, and Uniform.

This course is available in Clearing. If you have submitted an application, you can add this course in Track. If you haven’t sent us an application yet, you can do this until 21st September.

WHAT DO I NEED TO APPLY?

You need 48 UCAS points (120 on the old tariff), including a level 3 (or equivalent) in sport or physical education and typically GCSEs, at grade 9-4 in maths and English.

Applications for this courses must be made via UCAS – UCAS code- C600 Institution code N57.