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PEARSON BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Sport -Sports Academy

Course Code: C5166
Campus: Castlereagh
Week Commencing: 17 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
25 May 19

 

This award winning 2 year part time Higher National Diploma in Sport is an exciting opportunity to gain an internationally recognised Higher Education qualification in this growing sector.  This part-time course is linked to a variety of our Sports Academies and would suit those with a Boxing, Rugby, Football or Hockey background, although having played these sports is not an essential entry criteria.  Our students will be actively engaged within Strength & Conditioning and Technical sessions in the Academies.  These take place on a Monday and Wednesday alongside their academic programme on a Tuesday & Thursday in either a playing or backroom sport science support role.

In year 1 you should expect to cover units such as Physical Activity, Lifestyle & Health, The Sport Landscape, Project Management and Technology in Sport.

In year 2 you should expect to cover units such as Research Project, Entrepreneurship in Sport, Performance Analysis, Advanced Coaching, Teaching Practice (PE) and Work Experience.

Those currently active sportsmen or women who would enjoy reading more about their sport and use their sporting experience to complete an academic course would thoroughly enjoy this Level 5 qualification. 

For those Male or Female students entering the Sports Academy programme as part of the course fee comes a full set of leisurewear for each student, access to Strength and Conditioning sessions, Physiotherapy and technical skills training from highly qualified sport coach

 

 

Career Opportunities / Progression

Opportunities and Progression

Opportunities exist for employment in management positions in the sport, health, leisure and fitness industries. Alternatively you may progress to accelerated degree programmes in sport, exercise, health, leisure management and physical education.

Entry Requirements

Students must have one of the following:

  • Two GCE A level or two AVCE in Leisure and Recreation at a minimum of 64 UCAS points plus four GCSEs at grades A-C; or 
  • A BTEC Level 3 Extended/National Diploma/Certificate in Sports Science/Sports Studies, Leisure Studies or other appropriate subject at a minimum of 64 UCAS points; or 
  •  An Irish Leaving Certificate with at least two Higher Level passes at a minimum of 64 UCAS points; or 
  •  An appropriate Access award; or 
  •  Equivalent qualifications at a minimum of 64 UCAS points
     

Cost

Tuition Fee

£1578.00

Fees relate to 1st year only

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

Where will this courses take you?

Opportunities exist for employment in management or support positions in the sport, health, leisure and fitness industries. Alternatively you may progress to accelerated entry to degrees in sport, leisure and fitness, through many universities “Top-up” degrees.

Contact Information

Contact Information:

Academies - contact Nathan Moore, [email protected]

Tel: 028 9026 5080

Course – contact Judith Bleakney, [email protected]    

Tel: 028 9026 5080