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Course summary

This HND Sports and Exercise Science programme is an exciting practical and informative course of study that will stimulate and challenge you. This unique programme offers you the opportunity to develop the specialist knowledge along with your practical skills that are needed for a career in this exciting industry. The programme is perfect for those who wish to progress onto a physical education teaching or coaching career, as you will learn the underpinning theoretical concepts and skill acquisition needed for your chosen career pathway. The programme takes a multidisciplinary and applied approach to the study of sport and exercise science, developing key skills and knowledge. You will study a combination of academic and practically based core competencies specifically developed for your chosen career specialist pathway. The programme will support you in preparing for a range of employment opportunities in your chosen sector through the use of a flexible approach to assessment that will support your academic skill development for progression to either Level 6 (Top Up) programmes or into the work place. You will also have the opportunity to network with professional sports clubs and local employers to undertake a valuable work placement. You will be taught by qualified professionals, from a range of industry background. The programme can be studied full time over two years (two days per week) or part time over four years (one day per week) and alongside the course there is the option to gain additional fitness instructor or personal trainer qualifications.

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

Application codes

Course code:
SPEX
Institution code:
W47
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Successful completion of the HNC Community Coaching

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1
Channel Islands £7500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional costs for the full qualification, additional professional coaching qualifications may have a fee attached but are not compulsory to undertake.
Sports and Exercise Science at University Centre Weston - UCAS