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 Hons. Students study at Level 5 a total of 120 credits ( Some optional units can be subject to change) Unit 14: Research Project (Pearson-set) (30 Credits) - Core Unit 18: Exercise Prescription (15 Credits) - Option Unit 31: Biochemistry of Exercise (15 Credits) - Option Unit 26: Exercise Physiology (15 Credits)- Option Unit 27: Advanced Nutrition (15 Credits) - Option Unit 33: Strength & Conditioning for Coaching (15 Credits) - Option Unit 32: Psychology for Performance (15 Credits) - Option .

Course details


Biochemistry of Exercise; Exercise Physiology; Exercise Prescription; Strengths and conditioning for Coaching; Advanced Nutrition 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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


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

Unistats information

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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