Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science
09 Jun 19
HND in Sport and Exercise Science is a two year, full time course. If you are interested in sport, exercise and physical activity, then this is the course for you. This qualification examines scientific principles which underpin health and sporting performance. This course will be of interest to anyone considering a career in sport and exercise science, sports nutrition, sports psychology, sports physiology, physical education, and physiotherapy or health promotion.
A wide range of practical and theoretical units are covered including Sport and Exercise Psychology, Biomechanics, Research Project, Nutrition, Sports Coaching, Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Sports Analysis, Fitness Testing and Training, Sports Massage, Injury Prevention. You will also get the opportunity to develop your employability and enterprise skills in laboratory-based and field-based scientific environments.
There will be the opportunity to gain additional coaching awards through our coach education programme.
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.
This programme is also delivered part-time at our Millfield Campus.
Successful completion may lead to employment at managerial level in sports science, sports development, health and fitness, physical education or physiotherapy. Alternatively you can progress to accelerated degree programmes in sport, exercise, health, leisure, physical education and physiotherapy.
Requirements are pre-defined in the College’s admissions criteria.
It is expected that applicants would have a minimum of 96 UCAS points to gain a place on the course. Applicants with a lower profile will be put on a waiting list and may be offered a place depending on places becoming available.
All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session.
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.
Contact: Department Secretary, tel: 028 90265332 or email: [email protected]