North Hertfordshire College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Sport & Exercise Science

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Course summary

TEF Silver

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HND in Sport and Exercise Science This course is open to all those students who completed a HNC in Sport and Science related subjects. It will interest anyone with an enthusiasm for sport, exercise and health, coaching, teaching, sports science and sports therapy. All modules integrate theory and practice using the experience gained from involvement in sport. The course is designed to meet the needs of employers such as local authorities, sports facilities and public and private providers in sport and leisure industry. The level of study is at Level 5 and students will need to complete 120 credit for the full diploma. The course offers opportunities to progress onto full honours.

Course details


Biochemistry of Exercise Exercise Physiology Exercise Prescription Strengths and conditioning for Coaching Sports Rehabilitation Psychology for Performance Research Project

Assessment method

Assessment is through assignment work, case studies and presentations.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2020.

If you already have a 2020 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeC601
Institution code N57
Campus nameHitchin
Campus codeH

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
HNC (BTEC) P HNC in Sport, Science or any related subject. Any level 4 qualification in related subject

Additional entry requirements


For all professionals with a Level 4 qualification and at least 3 years experience in the industry

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.
Sport & Exercise Science at North Hertfordshire College - UCAS